Sorry for the lack of posts these past few weeks! I've been busy filling earring rack orders and doing lots of graphic designing for a friend's photography business. I don't know if I've ever shared my designs with you, my blogger friends. Take a look at some of my work:
On Etsy, you can purchase a Custom Logo , a Custom Etsy Design Package (banner, avatar, and logo), or Business Cards (on thick stock paper with a silky matte finish and rounded corners) in quantities of 100 and 250. In the fall, I plan to create a listing for Christmas cards. Let me know if you are interested. Also, if there is something you'd like me to make that isn't listed in my shop (birthday invites, a family tree print, postcards, flyers, etc), send me a message at email@example.com. I'd love to work with you to create something unique and special!
I once had a knit cap with red and camel colored chevron stripes and it was my favorite. There's something so retro and playful about this pattern. Don't know what happened to the hat... Perhaps it still in a tub in my parent's garage or maybe my sister has it. Anyhoo, the following room shots are full of chevron stripe goodness. Please enjoy!
I'm wondering just what exactly happened in transit to my most recent copy of Real Simple.... Mac truck? Big puddle followed by a Mac truck? Kindling for a postal worker's bonfire? The world may never know!
Did you wake up to this on Google and wonder what it's all about?
It's in celebration of Josef Frank the, Austrian-born, architect turned Swedish designer's 125th Birthday. Frank produced over 200 patterns between 1909 and 1950, defying contemporary sensibilities by offering a welcome contrast to the linear, grid-like restrictions that defined modernism (source). He was a lover of botany and this clearly translated into his designs. Today, his famous textiles decorate homes all over the world and he is considered one of the founders of Swedish Modernism. Above is one of his famous pieces, The Vegetable Tree, arranged to spell Google.
Perhaps you recognize some of his designs... They are so brilliant!
One of Josef Frank Textiles, stretched on canvas (source)
Recognize any of these Josef Frank textiles on Anthropologie chairs?
Unfortunately, his coveted fabric is upwards of $200 a yard! Apartment Therapy has some alternative suggestions that won't break the bank here. Here are a few Frank inspired items that will deliver without sending you into bankrupcy. Check 'em out!
Josef Frank Inspired Serafina Roman Shade for Pottery Barn, $71
Need I say more? It's only fitting I now live in the south...
Read about the history of the fabric here, then, check out these seersucker and seersucker inspired fashions and home decor items that will add some serious charm to your life! If it seems too preppy, pair it with contrasting, bright colors.