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Stranger Than Fiction : An Inspiration Blog about art/design/decoration

19 avril 2013

Hello Design Enthusiasts!

Hello Lovelies! I know, I know, it's been like forever. I've been busy with my creative life at my new blog "TeaButterfly". But... I still love design, and beauty, and architecture and stunning home decor. So here goes: I just found out yesterday about a gorgeous home that is exactly the same size as my aprtment. It is real perfection. IMHO. I promise I will post pictures and info about it in my next blog post. But for now, I need to rant a bit, I mean I want to warn you guys about a really UNcool site that calls himself "The Cool... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2010

This is Not Goodbye...

Hello Lovelies! images taken from the portfolio of pro photographer Petrina Tinslay (via the decor8 blog) As of today, I write and post to three blogs (one personal blog in French, two other blogs in English), among other creative and professional activities... And I've began to think that three is well... too much for me (and probably for you, too). So this is not goodbye, as I intend to blog here from time to time, but instead this is to tell you that from now on I'm concentrating on a new project, namely my art sold through an... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2010

It's Springtime! Time for a Makeover!

Hello Lovelies! wonderful interior styling by the happy home. You'll find exactly 101 ideas for Spring makeover of your place right here. As to me, I tackled several rooms. First, I have decluttered! Then... The living-room: I have added some "Spring flair" to my living-room, by replacing rich brown velvet pillows by a light off-white cotton and one accent linen one. To add some pizzazz, I gathered all my chartreuse accessories just by the now off-white sofa. Mine is more of a settee, really. Cute. ;-) The color... [Lire la suite]
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26 mars 2010

Soft Grey Finds

photo: backgroud of "Little Circus" shop. They're soft, they're grey, they're simple, and they're made in France (or Europe). photo by http://inout.canalblog.com/ ***Some soft grey blogs and/or sites to visit: http://inout.canalblog.com/ http://poisplume.canalblog.com/ & comme du coton http://www.littlecircus-shop.com/ http://homevintage.canalblog.com/ & photo of a Paris apartment by Minh Ngo @ taverne-agency (see link below); http://www.taverne-agency.com/ Enjoy the links!-Beautymist
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23 mars 2010

Jewelry Organizing Tips

Hello Lovelies! I'm obsessed with this subject (and I've blogged about it before). Now I found a great gallery of images with simple, easy-to-reproduce-at-home displays of jewelry! image from the Notebook (Australian) Magazine. Enjoy!-Beautymist
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22 mars 2010

My Yellow Kitchen Project (part II)!

Hello Lovelies! And Happy Monday! Photography: Scott Hawkins for Notebook Magazine  Styling: Jo Carmichael The Spring 2010 Cure has begun and I have started to tell you about my kitchen project. The walls are freshly repainted in white, the sink is stainless steel, and to add pizzazz and vitality to the place (it's a narrow corridor, but filled with beautiful Southern light), I decided to go for yellow! Here are some yellow ideas for the home. Check.Here are some great neutral background for the kitchen. Check.And here is an... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2010

Oh, and happy, happy Friday!

Hello Lovelies! The week-end is approaching! Yay! what done you plan to do? Have some fun and relax? Go photograph some spring blooms? Me? I'm off to repaint a friend's house! Wish me luck! -Beautymist photo from goodhousekeeping.com
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18 mars 2010

Decorating with Words

Hello Lovelies! I'm preparing the post on "Timeless Pieces of Furniture: The Armchair"... Excuse me while I only learn how to become a webdesigner, how to drive a car and launch an Etsy shop, all at once! ***The official launch of my Etsy shop will be on April the 8th, so save the date! There will be special discounts! Yay!*** In the meantime, here is a post about Alysia's apartment. I love the butterfly theme (of course!) that goes all around the apartment, and that she decorates with words: "Simplify"... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2010

Spring Cure 2010 Week1!

Hello Lovelies! I'm doing the One-Room Remedy: photos from Kelly & Jonathan's House Tour. - Choose one room: the Kitchen. In my case, the kitchen also involves the entry and the eating nook. - Gather pictures of rooms you love. DONE! - Start a style tray. Done! My style will be inspired by this photo from Domino: a white/yellow/orange kitchen. That is, a kitchen that is mostly white walls (repainted last August), and yellow/orange finishing touches. - Visit your favourite home store (Monoprix.fr). Done! I... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2010

Mosaic Monday with Nicholas Woodruff (aka AWG).

Hello Lovelies! Seeing your contacts Flickr Favorites is an awesome way to discover new talents! That's how I discovered by pure chance the art of experimental collage by Nicholas Woodruff, through his awesome flickr photostream. Then I read his profile and discovered a very interesting interview of him over at "NOT PAPER". Here's a mosaic made with four of his abstract collages. Be sure to visit the originals! 1. Untitled Two and a half, 2. Untitled Two, 3. Urban One, 4. Urban Two Enjoy! -Beautymist. Psst... the... [Lire la suite]
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