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Sugar Snap for Free Spirit

Cape Cod-based Melissa Averinos from the beautiful blog Yummy Goods wrote in about an exciting announcement that she made today — she’ll soon debut a line of fabric called Sugar Snap for Free Spirit that will be available in August ’08. How cool is that? Here’s a peek.

Great colors and patterns, imagine how happy she must be to launch a line of fabric, thrilling! Just imagine all of the fun projects for the sew queens out there, myself included. She also just helped design the new Free Spirit blog, buttons and banners by Averinos herself. This is one busy lady on the move. Congrats, Melissa!

(images from melissa averinos)

Posted in textiles on April 28, 2008

Gum Drop Pillow DIY

I was so pleased this week when Belinda, the web editor of Real Living magazine sent word from Australia that she made a gum drop pillow for her son’s bedroom. Of course, she used the oh-so-popular Amy Butler pattern and she did such a lovely job… But she mixed things up a bit and opted to use a giraffe print and it came out really great. I have to show you.

Isn’t this great? Read more here. Thanks Belinda for sharing this with us. Looks like a fun weekend project, don’t you think?

(image from belinda graham)

Posted in diy, textiles on April 25, 2008

Mystic Valley Traders {bedding}

I’m asked quite often for bedding help so I thought you may like to add another resource to your list that I just found in Country Living magazine last night (the benefits of being sick is that you get to do lots of reading in bed with zero guilt).

A little country meets modern, Mystic Valley Traders carries a range of organic bedding to add some beauty to that boudoir, my favorite is the Turtle Bay collection.

More bedding sources here.

(images: mystic valley trading)

Posted in bedroom, textiles on April 18, 2008

Binth *new*

Binth just released some new items for Spring, but this time we’re not seeing soft blues and yellows, it’s all about strong graphical patterns in blue, black, and red. Pillows, cards, prints, etc.

What do you think?

(images from binth)

Posted in stationery, textiles on April 16, 2008


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