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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Blue and White Love


Imagine coming home to open this gorgeous blue door. Just look at that gorgeous door knocker. Did I just say "gorgeous" and "door knocker" in the same sentence?

Image from one of my favorite new blogs Chinoiserie Chic

Photograph by Ellen Mc Dermott


Chinoiserie Chic: Coco Chanel & Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie Chic: Coco Chanel & Chinoiserie

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Its Going To Be All White!


Today I discovered a new blog to add to my favorites www.kikette-interiors.blogspot.com . I have been thinking a lot about drapes as dividers to rooms and I love this image of Amsale Aberra's loft in New York as posted by Christelle.







As I clicked through Older Posts, I also found photgraphs below by Daniella MacAdden. I have completely relapsed into my white floor obsession. Check these beautiful images of an Argentinian interior. I love the contrast of the purple and yellow against the white back drop. I can have white floors with 4 kids and a dog can't I?

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Reed Davis

I have posted images from Reed Davis before now. These interiors never cease to convey to me a sense of peace and calm. Enjoy!






Monday, September 21, 2009

Lund Lund


Too gorgeous not to post. See Swedish photographer Lund Lund for more images that will make you melt.



Fossicking

I found these 2 divine images in my files this morning and had to post them. The file says "maison 10" I think I found them on Pink Wallpaper, but I am really not sure. I will find out and attribute correctly.

Can you imagine having a living room this beautiful? I adore the rose drapes pooling on the painted floor, and those palladian doors! Oh my!


The juxtaposition of the industrial concrete wall and floor and the pink silk upholstered French sofa is to die for! Oh and if anyone has a source for the white chandelier in the image above, I would love it!

The images below are of my finds at the St Joseph's Antique Fair on Saturday. I had such fun fossicking with The Huntress and her mom for nothing in particular and I love my little collection of mismatched white Chinese figurines.


The Huntress and her mom advised me to grab a little "poison", so I purchased my lone blue foo dog. My children say he scares them, so I told them not to look at him. I love him!


I was also so lucky to grab these pretty little Japanese prints. The palette is just perfect for my living room. So sweet!

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Its Official

We are moving on. Anyone interested in viewing our home which is now for sale can go to www.2200thornwood.blogspot.com. We will miss this home SO much. Ughhh just too sad.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Personalized Stationary




My brother in law Matt, recently married the lovely Emma at a gorgeous ceremony in Broke, NSW Australia. So inspired was I by the pretty little church where it all took place, that I painted a small acrylic painting as a gift and had personalized thank you cards made for them.

Commissions welcome. Email me at kelrigney@yahoo.com.au


Monday, September 7, 2009

Amy Butler

It is no secret that I do get stuck on a theme. This week, its pillows! I am in search of pillows for all the comfy zones in our home. The irony here is that I rarely ever sit down in any of these zones. I do have to look at them though, so they may as well be pretty!!!!


 Amy Butler has just about the prettiest fabrics about and I have an etsy shopping cart full of pillows made using her sweet sweet designs. 

The lifestyle images on her website are delicious. Her fabrics are gorgeous, not to mention her rugs. Now which rug should I get? I am thinking the last one hmmmm.











Thursday, September 3, 2009

A Beach Cottage


I have discovered this a new blog today by Sarah Redding, courtesy of Artful Blogging Magazine. Its called A Beach Cottage. It chronicles her restoration of a beach cottage in Australia. Just look at some of these sumptuous images. I am in love!




Ledges for artwork and mirrors. Ther perfect solution for someone like me who rearranges stuff compulsively.



Makes me want to paint this last image. If only I had the time!!!!!!

Makes me want to take off the beach!