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

17 février 2010

Smells Like Spring

Hello Lovelies ! I've been awfully sick since last Tuesday. Tried to blog a bit, but the flu got the best out of me! I still feel a little sick but could not refrain from telling you about Liberty's new fabrics! Feminine, floral, and so evocative of Spring... Like they say at "PurlSoho" : Often imitated, never duplicated. Liberty style is characterized by tender palettes, attractive flowers, and detailed movement. What is there not to love?! And the new collection designed by Tana Lawn? To die for! Since I'm a big fan of... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2010

Happy Valentine's Day!

Hello lovelies ! Let's celebrate L-O-V-E today! Mr. Darcy Proposal Dish Towel by Brookish (via the Poppytalk blog)
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25 janvier 2010

Angie Lewin's New Fabric

Hello Lovelies! How are you this Monday? Let's start with good news! I've been a BIG fan of Angie Lewin's work for some time now (I've mentioned it here and here) and she has recently released a NEW fabric pattern called "hedgerow"! Hoooray! So dainty and fresh... Both a modern pattern and a nature-inspired one... :-))) It has been relaesed in three different color associations, as seen below: You can purchase it here, at St Jude's. all images: from St Jude's site. info found via the ever-inspiring... [Lire la suite]
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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
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27 août 2009

Chartreuse Patterns

Hello,You know me... I'm a sucker for chartreuse. My fave design by sangeeta dhankani is of course this one:'pin down * a cloud' is a freelance textile and surface design service by sangeeta dhankani, who is based in dubai, UAE. sangeeta loves textile design and illustration and she has an online folio here. lovely wallpaper from cole & son which features a chartreuse floral pattern. called 'hickory' its from their 'contemporary III' collection. as seen here. via the print and pattern lovely blog.Beautymist.
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11 août 2009

Introducing Robert le Héros' designs

Hello lovelies! Today I'd like to introduce you to the wonderful world of pattern design of French compagny called "Robert le héros". About: Go visit their Flickr photostream and their website for more patterns and info! Below are samples of their patterns, as I collected them over the years, ranging from the 80's to today! '08 Stationery for Quo Vadis: Bed linens in the 1980's: for La Redoute: Summer 2007 collection. Bed linens: and curtains: detail from 2008 collection As always, ... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2009

Fawn & Forest

Apart from dills, i love umbellets too (they share a similar shape). Through the ever wonderful d*s blog, i discovered a wall decal to die for. It exists in no less than 16 different colors. Simple, nature-inspired and all-around beautiful! see the product details here, sold by Fawn & Forest.
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10 juin 2009

Chiyogami Paper is Wonderful!

Need a nice patterned paper for a craft project?Go check the chiyogami amazing Japanese patterns at Canon's Creative Park!There are pages of them there... Yum! You can use chiyogami for many projects, for example:   found via the How About Orange blog. Thanks Jessica! enjoy!-Beautymist.
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23 mai 2009

Yes, we Cannes!

                                   The Cannes Festival is about to end tomorrow and I want to tell you a few words about the President of the Jury this year, actress extraordinaire Isabelle Huppert. And show some fashion and photos of her. She's magnificent. Love her casual wear with a twist here: look at those shoes! Huppert's dress for the Opening Night is by Armani Privé. Wonderful lace. Here she... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2009

In My Purse

Remember my mentioning a SAHM that could sew for me (read here)? Check her out! Gaelle at Korriga-L.Here's my small but oh-so-cute purse: I'm loving the way she customized with a pair of red mini-bells and a blue dragonfly! I had chosen the two fabrics (striped one outside and red one inside and a dragonfly on top). KoriiGa.L has really good taste and chose the color of the dragonfly just right and added the bells on the zip! More pics and info to come.... -Beautymist. PS: All photographs are by KorriGa.L - she kindly... [Lire la suite]
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