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Trend Spotted: Speckled Dots

Artist inspired textiles and ceramics having been catching my eye recently. Specifically, “hand painted”, speckled or splattered dots. This trend may have started on Etsy or with indie designers, but mainstream retailers like West Elm, Crate & Barrel and the new Saturday by Kate Spade are taking note. This pillow from newbie Rebecca Atwood is [...]

Get the Look: Feminine Mod Bedroom

Links :: One // Two // Three // Four // Five // Six // Seven // Eight // Nine This new column has been a long time coming. I absolutely love taking an inspiring image, whether from an interior designer or street style, and recreating the look for myself. I do this research for friends and family all the time, but now I am excited to start sharing my finds with [...]


Purchase History: February 2013

Can someone tell me how it’s already March? MARCH! I seriously feel like I blinked and we’re almost out of the first quarter. Self-employment does that to you, I guess. Well, February was a good and challenging month. Springtime is on the cusp here in Dallas and I am very much wanting to fill my [...]


Trend Spotted: Kilim Fabrics

I’m definitely not announcing ground-breaking news when I observe a rise in the use of kilim fabrics. Kilim rugs, along with antique and vintage rugs in general, have been popular for some time now. But, what I’m really loving is how many artisans are crafting the flat tapestry-woven carpets into pillows, home accessories, furniture and even boots. I [...]


Trend Spotted: Raffia

Straw accessories are no stranger to summer. Woven totes and sandals are always a favorite this time of year. So it’s no surprise that raffia is making a strong appearance again this season. Raffia, a strong natural fiber taken from the raffia palm native to tropical climates, reminds me beach vacations and long sunny days. Toughen up [...]

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