Tag: vintage

Quickie: Why Beauty?

Quickie: Why Beauty?

Why make something beautiful? Because. It’s how we become more alive.

Quickie: Cool and Cooler

Quickie: Cool and Cooler

How would you like to kick back with a cocktail here? I’m seriously digging the beat up, comfortable looking, leather seating. I think I’d add a tattered kilim or some other kind of dark, Oriental rug to anchor the space a bit more, and make […]

Roam If You Want To

Roam If You Want To

Recently, I’ve been surprised by why the blog for Roamers Berlin hasn’t been getting more attention. I mean, their pictures are gorgeous, both of the food and the interior.  (I’m just going to focus on the interior.) So check out the photograph above. See the lovely, vintage, […]

Quickie: Kilim Me Softly

Quickie: Kilim Me Softly

I am in love with design blog, The Marion House Book. Ms. Reddington’s bedroom, which resides in a Victorian, changes with the seasons in Toronto. Currently, she has decorated her bed with kilim pillows and textiles from her travels. It’s wonderful that she didn’t let […]

A Heady Headboard

A Heady Headboard

A headboard to end all headboards! Cindy Rinfret of Rinfret, Ltd found this antique Thai headboard and gave it a new home in her master bedroom.  Despite the large size, it fits perfectly into the design because Rinfret matched the curvilinear, organic patterns with the patterns […]

Quickie: A Little Vintage Will Do You

Quickie: A Little Vintage Will Do You

The lamp, work table, and stove are vintage, and collected from a flea market and Craigslist. I love how time-worn objects contrast with new and shiny things, giving deeper meaning, and aesthetic appeal, to both. You don’t have to vintage out your entire pad, though. […]