“A picture is worth a thousand words.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
I love the way handmade products bring warmth, visual interest and character into a space all while being healthy for our families and our planet earth.
Today I am featuring Hartmann&Forbes, a natural window coverings company that has great passion in what they create, and it truly shows in the quality and detail of their product. Their designs are innovative yet inspired by century old cultures using natural fibers that are sustainably grown and harvested. Yes, a picture is worth a thousand words, but the thought and care it takes to make award-winning products are more than a thousand. Be still my heart.
PapyrusWeave Collection | Hartmann&Forbes | Made with jute and pulp fiber has a paper-like qualities. Inspired by ancient civilizations.
ErtheWeave Collection | Hartmann&Forbes | Made with natural abaca fibers and silk.
KottaWeave | Hartmann&Forbes | Made with fine spun jute and metallic threads.
Sheer Liners | Hartmann&Forbes
ErtheWeave Collection | Hartmann&Forbes | Made from the finest linen and inspired by the original linen weavers (ri-ne-ja dates back to 5000 BC)
Handwoven Collection | Hartmann&Forbes | Made with soft white fibers from the core of the Arrow Tree vine (arrow-root) hand-woven from sustainable harvested fibers.
Please visit their website Hartmann&Forbes for more information.
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While searching for pretty storage boxes, (in the cabaret hue) I came across this round lacquered box from the container store, cute right? It would go nicely with a room scheme like that (gorgeous, beautiful, amazing and oh so glamorous) one from the May Fair Hotel in London. The hotel suite has beautiful velvet like wall-coverings in a vivid pink rose hue, ornate (rococo style) headboard trim in gold inset with luxurious black fabric (or leather) sumptuous bedding and linens, to die for bench, and black oriental style side tables, I’d say fit for a queen. I’m inspired! You? My luggage is packed and ready! ;)
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Hello everyone, hope you all had a great weekend.
This weeks hue, “Cabaret” one of (Pantone‘s Spring 2012 Fashion Colors). Similar to honeysuckle, (2011 color of the year) cabaret is rose inspired hue but with violet undertones.
Image source: 1. Color pinboard and 2. Pantone.com
Excited for spring shopping! And you?
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Left – Collection J. Mendel spring 2012
1. I am loving this year’s spring 2012 RTW collection by J. Mendel. Color blocked modern with its simplistic lines, but still elegant, chic and sexy. Varied in colors from bright yellows, blues to medium and light greens, to nudes and blacks and whites.
2. How fun is this tea-pot (Mayfair) in bright yellow with contrasting black and white stripes. It’s part of the “PS Stripe Collection” by Paul Smith. To find out more about his designs, please visit the website @ http://www.paulsmith.co.uk
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How fun is the color yellow! It not only lifts your mood with its warm hue . . .
. . . it grabs your attention.
Image via: Decor Pad
Image source: Seasons Change PinBoard
Image source: Color Pinboard
Black and white spaces can seem serious, by adding touches of warm yellow it becomes more inviting.
Love the pillows and throws!
Interior Designer – Tracy Murdock
Warming up to yellow yet? I love it!
Nandina, is an eco-friendly, high-end luxury bath towel and linen company. Their
towels are made of bamboo and hand loomed in pure certified organic cotton. Bamboo
inherently has anti-microbial properties, which make these towels mildew
resistant, and they are super absorbed too. And to compliment the luxury spa
feeling, a new line of organic virgin olive oil soaps that are made by hand.
Nandina receives high marks in sustainable business model, some of their towels
are woven in Japan where factory uses wind power to generate its electricity.
The company is based in Palm Dessert, California with over 200 retail shops that carry Nandina’s products
nationwide. For more information about Nandina’s products, please visit their
All images copyright and provided by: Nandina Future Fibers, LLC.