Stranger Than Fiction

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

17 novembre 2009

Today I Dig...

Today I really dig this page torn from "Maison Magazine", september/october 2009 issue : It is Karen Monny's living-room. She's a stylist, and it shows! enjoy!-Beautymist
Posté par Beautymist à 08:27 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,

16 novembre 2009

Classics The French Way

Hello Lovelies! photo source : You've all heard about the lovely cloth-bound Penguin classics designed by the talented coralie bickford-smith (see design*sponge here for full coverage).Now today are issued a limited edition for Christmas of international classics translated into French, set in a beautiful cardboard box with a pocket book inside, together with a matching bookmark. All this goodness for only 6 euros! Here is Zweig's "Vingt-quatre heures de la vie d'une femme", for instance (I just... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Beautymist à 08:48 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
13 novembre 2009

Oh, and Happy, Happy Friday!

Hello Lovelies! Have an exquisitely elegant weekend, with Deb McLean photos (as seen above, via the decor8 blog). See you Monday ! -Beautymist
Posté par Beautymist à 08:25 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
12 novembre 2009

Kamal Wrapping Sheets

Hello again! Kamal's gift wrapping sheets have beautiful patterns, all simple yet effective and beautiful!I just bought a copy of "Lotta's Printing Studio" (after reading an enthusiastic article about it on the decor8 blog), and I plan to use Kamal's designs as an inspiration. I'll probably buy some of Kamal's good stuff anyway. A mix of the two! (via design*sponge) enjoy! -Beautymist
Posté par Beautymist à 14:21 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
11 novembre 2009

Opposites Attract!

Hello lovelies, photo credit : see below. Today i feel like ranting a bit (sorry!) about reconciling the feminine and the masculine sides in me, design-wise, especially in the bedroom! As you may already know, I love what can be called "masculine flair", dark woods, deep brown and charcoal grey... picture found here But then there's of course a feminine side in me, who loves white floors, Scandinavian design, and the style of sfgirlbybay! So how do I reconcile the two in the bedroom? While browsing indierocket's... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Beautymist à 13:57 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
10 novembre 2009

Tea with Indierocket

Hello Lovelies! (image found here) Today I'm happy to say my computer is back to working perfectly! While I add pics to previous posts, i highly recomment that you browse the 766 (!) photos of gorgeous interiors of indierocket on Flickr. Lots of beautiful homes, and chalkboards galore! Have a nice day!-Beautymist
Posté par Beautymist à 11:57 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,

09 novembre 2009

Nino Sabatino's "Masculine Chic" Condo

Hello Lovelies, Hooray! My computer works (almost) perfectly well now and I can scan pages from fave magazines to share with you. Today i want to show you Nino Sabatino's place. The man has serious taste, but is not afraid of trial and error. While working for the Gucci store in Munich by day, he redecorates his apartment by night! First, his place has been all white and beige... or is plain and bland? LOL, just kidding. Then, it's been all purple!!! A few purple accessories remain now, as it turns a beautiful and musculine... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Beautymist à 08:28 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
06 novembre 2009

Oh, and Happy, Happy Friday!

Hello Lovelies! Computer still down... But that won't prevent me from having a swell week-end! Enjoy your too, and see you Monday! I've been enjoying doing ATCs lately - Artist Trade Cards. Here's one I just traded! Beautymist
Posté par Beautymist à 23:25 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
04 novembre 2009

Wunderkammer Art

Hello Lovelies! I wanted to tell you about my own vision of Wunderkammer Art, what Leah at ApartmentTherapy calles "decorating with biology charts" (see below for link), but my computer is down and I'm writing to you guys from a cyber-café... So here goes a couple of interesting links on the subject... My own vision will have to wait. ApartmentTherapy says:"Inspired by Leah's recent post about decorating with biology charts, we wanted to share with you our own favorite source for old botanical and natural history... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Beautymist à 08:17 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , , ,
03 novembre 2009

Masculine Flair

I'm a woman, but I love what are traditionally considered "masculine" colors, such as charcoal grey, deep reds, black, rich chocolate, navy blue, etc... I also love the Apartment Therapy blog, because it represents the tastes of both sexes...Here are a few "dark" rooms for inspiration, from my image archives. If they are not properly credited, please contact me and i'll correct that! Thanks!You can click on all images to view them real large. This is a view of furniture designer Christophe Delcourt's bedroom... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Beautymist à 08:28 - - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,