No Guts No Decor Glory: The Patterned Wallpaper

posted on: Tuesday, 31 January 2012

I have to admit that patterned wallpapers make me a bit nervous. But here is a great example of a bold wallpaper that doesn't steal the show away from the furniture, the art and the other home accessories! They all blend together and create a wonderful, modern-with-a-hint-of-retro space!

DIY: Tom Binns Inspired Jewelry

posted on: Saturday, 28 January 2012

His neon jewelry are everywhere. They are featured in top fashion magazines, they are sold through high profile boutiques and Michelle Obama is a fan! Yes, it is Tom Binns, the Irish designer whose unique designs combine elegance with anti-conformist sentiment. And yes, prices for his jewelry start at around $1000... Heartbreaking I know. But here are the good news:You don't need to break your budget for a neon piece of jewelry. Just grab a cheap crystal pair of earrings which you can find at almost all high street stores, three or four bottles of colorful nailpolish and start creating a Tom Binns inspired gorgeous statement piece!

Valentine's Magazine Covers: Martha Stewart Living

posted on: Thursday, 26 January 2012

I expected more...Or less...

Accessories for Your Kitchen in Earthy Tones

posted on: Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Time for a small kitchen makeover? No need to break your badget! Just pick a few new, modern and color neutral accessories which will give a fresh look to your kitchen!
My choices are:

Currently Working On....

posted on: Tuesday, 24 January 2012

... a Valentine's day print and a motivational print for your office! The Valentine's print is from today available on my etsy shop. For the second one, stay tuned!

Eero Saarinen's Love List

posted on: Monday, 23 January 2012

Lists can be romantic. I'm sure that you'll agree with me after reading Eero Saarinen's (the famous architect and designer) handwritten list which he compiled 1954 and gave it to his new wife, Aline, as a romantic gesture. It's a 13-point breakdown of her best attributes which shows how a simple note can make a wonderful, memorable and - in some cases - historically valuable gift for your loved one.
I loved his last sentence the most (even though Saarinen didn't like it):

Oh Glendora, What Did They Do To You?

posted on: Sunday, 22 January 2012

A great song for a lazy Sunday. Made me get up and start dancing (and singing) by myself...

On Why I Should Order One More Closet

posted on: Saturday, 21 January 2012

Because of the Whistles' Spring/Summer 2012 Line preview. Whistles CEO Jane Shepherdson talks us through the collection which is all about colour in strong saturated hues, prints ranging from the exotic through to tribal and lace being a key texture. I love everything. I need everything. I want everything.

New Art Print Out: A Cup of Tea Big Enough, A Book Long Enough

posted on: Tuesday, 17 January 2012

One more art print for the book lovers, out at my etsy shop now!

The Perfect Living Room

posted on: Sunday, 15 January 2012

A big, open space, a high ceiling, white walls, great art and wonderful minimal furniture are the necessary ingredients for my ideal living room. And the founders of the Danish interior brand By Nord, Hanne and Søren Berzan, followed these rules for their home and got it right. More photos on Poppytalk.

New Print Out: YAY - The Happiness Project

posted on: Thursday, 12 January 2012

What do you think of my new print? Visit my etsy shop for more info and photos!

This Should Be My Office...

posted on: Wednesday, 11 January 2012

...but it's not. The lucky CEO who enjoys this wonderful space is Eva Lorenzotti, the founder and CEO of Lorenzotti celebrates a life of collecting, as opposed to one spent simply buying and her website reflects her wonderful, eclectic style. Eva travels around the world and finds amazing treasures to share with her clients and sells one of a kind limited edition items along known brands. If you haven't visited her website, have a look; I'm pretty sure it will end up among your favourites!

Top 5 Minimal Logos

posted on: Sunday, 8 January 2012

Today I spent most of my afternoon downloading new fonts for my future projects (i.e. art prints and posters). And while visiting my favorite graphic design and typography websites and blogs, I came across a very interesting article on titled "60 Highly Clever Minimal Logo Designs". Shawn Ramsey turns the spotlight towards 60 very simple, minimal and clever logo styles that leave a strong impression, and here are my top 5 selections!

Happy New Year!!!

posted on: Tuesday, 3 January 2012

I'm really hoping that 2012 will be a peaceful, productive and filled with happy days year for all of you! 2011 ended in a great way for my shop, since my "I Want a Perfect Body, I Want a Perfect Soul" print was featured on etsy's blog and my "Live the Life You've Dreamed" print on etsy's daily newsletter! It was a great surprise and I want to thank all of you for your support and wonderful comments!