Month: January 2012

Wedding At Home

Kristen Marie Tourtillotte is a wedding photographer based in Seattle who got in touch with me recently to share the wedding of Michelle & Ryan, who got hitched at home amongst their friends, family and pets. i loooooooooove this. everything about it is what i love about small weddings – intimate & personal, mimosas & […]

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Nice Things No.6

having a bluesy monday? some light retail therapy might do the trick. nice things no.6. valentines card from parrott design studio. which reminds me, be sure to check out a mega list of love cards that i compiled over at honey kennedy (just in time for valentines day). beautifully simple satchel from a room model: […]

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This Will Be Our Year

30 this will be our year

hey, it’s a music mix. happy friday! this will be our year. playlist: the shins – simple song miniature tigers – boomerang summer camp – down citizens! – true romance (gigamesh remix) ladyhawke – black, white & blue papa – i am the lion king (st. lucia remix) of montreal – dour percentage eli mardock […]

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Mika & Claire

one of my favourite auction houses Bukowski’s has a new auction coming up called Abstract Possible, the catalogue of which is a delight to browse. i particularly love the work of Mika Tajima and Claire Barclay whose styles are wholly different but whose art i would snap up in a second (if i were a […]

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Walls

i have come across two Paris based companies in the past week who create beautiful designs for your walls. Minakani Walls is a wallpaper company headed up by Frédéric Bonnin and Cécile Figuette (who are also textile designers) and Bartsch is a decorative painting company run by cousins Gala and Nicolas, who specialise in hand painted […]

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Love vs. Design

i really like the idea of Love vs. Design where you can choose templates for your wedding stationery, personalise them  and then have them printed yourself (or get them to print for you). this obviously isn’t a new concept, but the fact is that there are some really nice designs to choose from – so […]

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Covers, etc

Covers etc is one of my favourite flickr streams to browse as it combines my love for vintage, design and, occasionally, salaciousness all into one. there are some seriously saucy book covers over there (admittedly my favourites, most of which i won’t post here due to the boobs factor) – but also an array of […]

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Tell her she’s dreamin’

well i sort of have to pinch myself, because i found an apartment! i suppose it’s quite funny considering i was a bit stressed about it in my last post – and i got the place the next day. now i’m just constantly daydreaming about what i’d like to do decor wise. 01 / 02 […]

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These Things No.33

i’m still in the midst of the exciting yet frustrating process of finding a new apartment. there are so many boxes that i’d like the new place to tick, a budget that requires sticking to and the fact that i’m basically competing with half of cape town’s general population who all seem to want a […]

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