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Chocolate Creative {Handmade Pillows}

You know I just had to do it… what is decor8 without a few throw cushions? Margarita Lorenzo, a textile designer from London, wrote this morning to introduce her brand Chocolate Creative. I instantly fell for the furniture pillow in blue as I can see it lounging gracefully on a sofa like this from Oly. Her handmade collection begins with sketching the pattern to silkscreen printing and then sewing which makes each pillow a unique creation, truly one of a kind.

Margarita enjoys working mostly with ecologically sound hemp and organic cotton which is obviously a smart choice for the environment. She currently draws inspiration from antiques, cherished belongings, and furniture which you will see reflected throughout her line. I really like things with a bohemian feel, it seems London has quite a pool of amazingly gifted independant designers who do as well. Lovely!

With the Pound to U.S. Dollar conversion rate being extremely favorable right now, why not?

(images from chocolate creative)

Posted by Holly Becker in Objects on January 15, 2009

Your comments...

  1. Liza commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 12:37pm

    I LOVE the Seeds of Love one! And the pink rabbit – they are so nice. And OMG!!! Thank you for the link to Oly. Those sofas are fantastic!! I’m in love… definitely a bookmark site!! Thank you Holly.

    Lizas last blog post: The No-Clutter Quest

  2. Melissa de la Fuente commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 1:18pm

    ooh… pretty! I love pillows! :)

  3. domesticinnyc commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 2:46pm

    Pillows are such great room accents. I have a few that I love but they have seen better days. It might be time to say good bye, sadly, but these are beautiful. I also love pillows by John Robshaw. Ok, now I can’t wait to go shopping!!

    domesticinnycs last blog post: Latest obsession

  4. hoganfe handmade handbag originals commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 2:50pm

    So creative … love the bunny pillow!

  5. puglyfeet commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 4:07pm

    Those are deeeeeelightful!

    puglyfeets last blog post: Post Secret

  6. Blue Bicicletta commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 4:43pm

    Wonderful pillows. I love the combination of drawing, printing, and sewing in her process. It’s great to see designers involved with all steps of the process!

    Blue Biciclettas last blog post: Heartbursts

  7. JENNIFER RAMOS commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 6:45pm

    I want some of those…it seems the COOLEST items are always from LONDON…i swear! :)

    Jen Ramos

    ‘Cards & Prints You’ll Love…’

  8. decor8 commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 9:00pm

    Ha ha I KNEW this post would lure you in Mizz Ramos. In fact I thought of YOU when I was writing it. :) And YES you are so right, London is THE place for you and me. Totally.

  9. bueller commented
    January 15th, 2009 at 9:46pm

    Oooh, I really love these!


    buellers last blog post: Peachy Keen – 8×8 Fine Art Photographic Print

  10. kristyb commented
    January 16th, 2009 at 12:13pm

    Beautiful! I so want the chandelier one..

  11. Hena Tayeb commented
    January 16th, 2009 at 5:39pm

    these pillows are just awesome

  12. princesadelabocadefresa commented
    January 26th, 2009 at 7:51pm

    i love the deer pillow! :)

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