fabulous garlands

look at these garlands! so lovely and poetic. by the fabulous garlands.

coat hanger


this coat hanger over at swissmiss caught my eye.

all things tapestry



frédérique morrel was upset by the fact that her grandmother’s needlework ended up in the trash when she passed away. Now she recycles these and other un-recognized and devalued pieces. via favorite choses



this are tenugui. traditional japanese cotton towels. sold at karaku tokyo.

golden lamps


beautiful golden bell lamps by finish architect/designer alvar aalto. polished brass on the outside and painted white inside. i especially like the borders.

porcelain platters


i’m posting this because i’d like to buy such a porcelain plate – the rectangular one or the whole tower. but as we will be moving this summer, i’d rather wait until we have settled down again. the designer is rob gilad and it’s on sale at DWR. (also descovered on simple lovely)

paper flower bouquet


via favorite choses