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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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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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24 octobre 2009

My Apologies to John Hopper

Hello, (image from The textile blog, via Apartment Therapy) I've been blogging about Neville Tricket lately and somehow mixed him up with another wonderful man, called John Hopper.How did that happen? Well, they both share a great love for art for instance, they have both wonderful Flickr photostreams, BUT John Hopper is the one with a strong love for textiles and a very organized blog and photostream about the subject. The man is good, believe me, and he's been mentioned on Apartment Therapy, right here. Here is where... [Lire la suite]
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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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12 août 2009

Short Ceramics Class

hello lovelies, I'm having an intensive 3-days' Ceramics Class this week, so will be away for a little while.Hopefully, i'm going to make more ceramic goodness like this gingko leaves box : Ceramics and photo by Beautymist I also love to make flat tiles and to carve patterns onto them, like dandelions and other wild herbs... This is a scanned image of my tiles. Ceramics and image by Beautymist While I'm away, why don't you browse my previous classes outcome? Enjoy,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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30 mai 2009

Angie Lewin's New Work

I love Angie Lewin's prints and art. I've mentioned her before, but keep coming back to her blog and website. Beautiful! Apart from wonderful textiles, art and prints, she recently undertook some book covers projects: enjoy!-Beautymist. All images via the Print+Pattern blog. Thanks!
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24 mai 2009

Dill Bathroom

Happy Sunday! Today I'm loving: via Whole Living (via Decorology) -Beautymist.
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