Monthly Archives: May 2010

So we took a holiday…

…just some time to get away! What better way to celebrate my 200th post than with a blogging holiday. Be back next week with some catching up to do!

Good old fashioned artwork

Brilliant drawings and paintings from Indian born, US based artist Sangram Majumdar. Wonderful colour palette of blues, orange and peach in the paintings and a fabulous amount of detail popping out in the pencil drawings.

Decorative tiles…

pictures by me I never thought I would say this having grown up in a house with a horrible linoleum floor…but, I want a decorative tile floor so badly! Granted, I have some time to think about this as even the thought of owning  a place is so far off for us. First it was [...]

Selling Seashells by the Seashore…

Well, it’s not like I could have paid the bill, but I’m still a bit sad I missed out on the Coast magazine auction benefitting the UK charity the Marine Conservation Society. “The British coast never looked as good as it did on the old classic seaside posters, so at Coast magazine, we thought it [...]

Double the Pleasure…

Double the pleasure of not just beautiful ilustrations but fabulous typography as well. Hmm, maybe it should be triple as the colour palettes are also spot on… Designs & Illustrations are the creation of Andrew and Matt McCracken, who together make up Doublenaught. Best part is you can own some of their work for a [...]

Pale, Interesting & Springy

Oh the simple pleasures… a single piece of greenery (probably a free growing weed) in a glass jar and I’m completely in love. There is all sorts of springy loveliness at Pale & Interesting- a fabulously curated British online shopping boutique full of ‘the functional, beautiful and out-of-the-ordinary’ with a  philosophy ‘all about mixing it up, teaming [...]