Looking through the photos on Target Living’s site, I couldn’t help but be totally blown away by some of the artwork they use. I love pop art (Andy Warhol rocks) and they used alot of it, plus some really fun photographs.
…was my new Chocolat magazine! I love magazine subscriptions – that little rush you get when you open the mailbox and see a magazine sitting there. Thought I’d give you a little peek of the new Chocolat.
Wall decals are such a great idea – particularly for renters. They make such a statement to walls that you may not be able to paint or do anything to otherwise. Or for someone just looking for something a little different. I have been thinking of some (in a sort of damask-type pattern in black) for the doors of my Ikea billy bookcase to spice them up a bit (they’re the plastic insert doors as opposed to the more expensive glass ones I should have bought). There’s so much you can do with these – use ’em on a wall, doors, car, family dog…anything ?? Here are some used in the traditional way:
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I love wallpaper too….and would love to use some (anywhere!) but at the moment I don’t want to put that much effort into something when I plan on selling my house in the near future (wallpaper would not be a good selling feature either). So instead I search out all sorts of photos on the internet of gorgeous wallpapers and I hope that when the day comes when I decide to try some, that it won’t have gone back out of style. So here’s some I love from UK tile, wallpaper and flooring designer Dominic Crinson:
Here’s one for sh*ts and giggles (can’t imagine actually using this one):
Kenneth Brown is the host of ReDesign, on HGTV. I have to say it’s never been one of my favourite shows. I’m never really wowed by the results. Then I stumbled upon his beach retreat in Santa Monica featured in Western Interiors & Design magazine. I totally changed my mind about him – his place is amazing! Look for yourselves (from Kenneth Brown Design):