Monday, December 26, 2011


(we'll be back then)

Jean Moral, photogravure circa 1931

Friday, December 23, 2011


We've always loved vintage and antique brushes- the Shaker's , in particular, we regard as works of art. Then we discovered the puppets of British artist Jo Lawrence and...

Jo Lawrence Brushes via

Shaker Brush Lot Sold at William J. Jenack Auctioneers


Jo Lawrence Brushes via


Jo Lawrence via Flow Gallery


Jo Lawrence via V&A


Thursday, December 22, 2011

Tim Wilson & James Plumb

1. Tim Wilson, Edith at Corey Daniels Gallery
2. James Plumb, From This Day Forward
from The Concrete Stitches Collection
3. Tim Wilson, Sketch for Pagan at Corey Daniels Gallery
4. Tim Wilson, Leigh at Corey Daniels Gallery
5. James Plumb, From For Better For Worse
from The Concrete Stitches Collection
6.Tim Wilson, Mutiny (detail) at Corey Daniels Gallery
7. James Plumb, Love Chair from The Concrete Stitches Collection
8. Tim Wilson, Head In The Clouds at Corey Daniels Gallery

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A Little Christmas

Christmas windows go BIG this time of year in NYC, but we found that those went small this year intrigued us most. Have yourself a merry little Christmas.

1. & 4. Kleinfeld Bridal, Chelsea
2. & 3. Paul Smith, 5th Avenue
5. & 6. Jackson Square Pharmacy, West Village

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Subtle Hues and Warm Spaces

1. F0lk art watercolor by William E. Williams, 1833
3. F0lk art watercolor by William E. Williams, 1833
5. F0lk art watercolor by William E. Williams, 1833

Monday, December 19, 2011

Cute for Kids

Wormy Apple Hat from Morehouse Farm

We stumbled across an article about Morehouse Farm of Red Hook, NY in an old VictoriaMagazine (January 2002). A quick web look up and we were pleased that, not only are they still in business, they are thriving with interesting and whimsical patterns (not to mention their gorgeous home grown yarns.) Here's a look at some of their magical kids patterns.

School of Fish Scarf

Play Room via Desire to Inspire

Gator Scarves at Morehouse

... and Gator Mittens

Critters in the Bathroom via Desire to Inspire

Loon Backpack at Morehouse

Critter Scarves

Hedgehog Mittens

Desire to Inspire Kid's Room

Baby Owl Purse at Morehouse

Friday, December 16, 2011

Pretty Trashy, Trashy Pretty

1. Andy Warhol, Jane Fonda via Bloomsbury

2. Yves St. Laurent China Pantsuit via Augusta Auctions

3. Costume Jewelry lot via Liveauctioneers

4. Andy Warhol, Baroness Thyssen via Sothebys

5. Yves St. Laurent Yucatan Espadrilles via Liveauctioneers

6. Andy Warhol, Iranian Princess Portrait via Sothebys

7. Costume Jewelry Lot via Liveauctioneers

8. Yves St. Laurent One Shoulder Dress via Doyle

9. Andy Warhol, Pia Zadora via Sothebys

Thursday, December 15, 2011


Inspired by some vintage Danish candlesticks we recently found, we've been exploring some modern uses of the '70's classic...

Avocado interiors from Pinterest