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punches of persimmon.

August 31st, 2011 · 1 Comment

Hella Jongerius Backpack Sofa via Galerie Kreo Castle and Things linens, here. Vacation home (you can stay here!) in Norway, via Welcome Beyond.

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the dinder family’s georgian home.

April 4th, 2011 · 3 Comments

T-Magazine‘s Spring Design Issue just hit newsstands this weekend, and my jaw dropped when I saw the Studio Job Bavaria cabinet in a spread about a family home in the Georgia countryside. I saw the cabinet at last year’s Moss party during ICFF and was obsessed with it then but wondered how it would work in […]

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woven plastic rugs: perfect for people with pets.

January 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on woven plastic rugs: perfect for people with pets.

I absolutely adore our dog and couldn’t imagine life without his little scruffy face in it. However, since introducing the four-legged gremlin into our lives, we’ve had to make some decorating concessions. For example, when it comes to floor coverings, there’s just no way we could ever have a luxurious, high-pile rug (at least in […]

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paperback wall.

November 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on paperback wall.

In the last few months I have attempted to read about four different books…but with my crazy busy life and inability to prioritize, I am ashamed to say that I don’t think I have completed a single one.  Instead, I spend my time doing more important things…like researching cool how-tos.  Luckily, in doing so, I […]

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cire trudon opens its first store since 1884.

November 2nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last week we were invited to the opening of Cire Trudon‘s first US store (the world’s oldest candle maker) on Bond Street in Manhattan. We couldn’t make it, but when I found out that a good friend would be attending, I asked her to cover it for us. Herewith, her review . . . Last week, […]

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make it through monday: no. 4.

October 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on make it through monday: no. 4.

Mondays are the toughest day of the week. The weekend’s behind you, and five grueling days of work lie ahead. So, each Monday, we’re showcasing something that we’ve made, with the hope that it inspires you . . . I love creating mini environments throughout our house. Below, is my favorite one, made up of little toys, […]

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i can’t believe it’s not an art installation: digital wallcovering by phoebe washburn.

October 21st, 2010 · 6 Comments

Wood Wall As Safari Vest by Phoebe Washburn Detail. OK,  so technically, it was an art installation. Artist Phoebe Washburn, who is known for creating industrial art installations collaborated with maharam on its new venture — Maharam Digital Projects. The result is a product line of  an digitally wall installations/wallpaper. In this case, an image […]

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heidi merrick’s new home collection.

October 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Heidi Merrick makes easily glamorous clothes that women love to wear. Now, she’s branching out with a home collection informed by her dress collection that’s equally as fabulous — oversized pillows made of leather, handwoven Asian silks, and block-printed Indian cotton. We can’t wait to see what she’s planning next!

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the nap of luxury: pillows by margo selby.

October 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on the nap of luxury: pillows by margo selby.

I’m starting to think we should add a weekly feature called “Just in at Gretel” because every week I get an email with its new merchandise and inevitably end up writing about it. This week: luxurious pillows by UK-based designer Margo Selby, who studied textiles at Chelsea College of Art and Design and The Royal Art […]

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half pint salvage.

October 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on half pint salvage.

My parents’ basement is probably the most accurate indicator of my adoration for repurposed junk; filled to the brim with dumpster treasures that I insist I have great use for. Unfortunately, while I swear I mean well, once these pieces hit the basement floor, they often remain there for years to come as I continue […]

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