On a gorgeous morning walk recently, I happened upon a ginkgo tree. Since they're not a regular sighting for me, I stopped to admire the iconic fan-shaped leaves. For a dose of ginkgo at home, here are 5 fan-tastic finds.
Maura Grace Ambrose founded Folk Fibers with the goal to "share the craft and folklore that prevails around natural dyes and quilting." Each of her quilts is hand quilted in Austin, Texas and is made using 100% natural fibers.
I am slowly coming to terms with the fact that I am not one to have white bedding. With shedding pets and a clumsy hand with morning coffee, I'm hardly tidy enough to maintain crisp pale linens. As bleaching the bedding is not something I want to add to the regular to-do list (why must it be so difficult to put a duvet inside its cover??), I'm in the market for a darker-hued duvet cover. Here are 6 options on both sides of the $100 mark:
These make me think of freshly organized desks, clean, architectural lines, and maybe a few OCD behaviors. Or, just like me, but the exact opposite. Click below for sources, and more interior inspiration.
Interior designer Jessica Spencer recognizes that there are two kinds of home decorators — those who need a little design hand holding and those who have their own definite vision. Alchemy Design Studio is a destination for both. Spencer offers both remote design services as well a full web shop stocked with furniture and accessories.
Mudcloth, how I love thee. I will never tire of your graphic lines, simplicity, and crisp black and white design. When paired with modern furnishings, or used as upholstery fabric, you are a modest rock star.
Did you have flower sheets on your bed at some point in your childhood? I definitely did. The motif is incredibly common and has clearly been around for, like, ever; William Morris was already making good use of it in the mid-nineteenth century for his wallpapers. So we know you can easily find some pretty flower sheets anywhere. But we were looking for a different take on this traditional theme, and we wanted to round up some unique and modern garden bedding for kids. So, see how we did after the jump.
With a focus on squishy, slouchy and comfortable furniture, Loaf is the absolute perfect name for this UK retailer. The store originally launched as a bed specialist in 2008 and since then has expanded to include casual furniture for the entire home.
I love the warmth and texture that a quilt adds to the bedroom but traditional versions tend to feel a bit to granny chic for my taste. These modern picks make it easy to find one that will suit any style.