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See you on Monday!

It’s been one of those days my friends. Thunderstorms, power outages, internet connection out for several hours… So I shall return to blogging on Monday, July 7 since we have a holiday here in the states and I plan to spend a long relaxing time away from work to enjoy every moment of summer that I can. Though the entire time promises to be gray and rainy, I plan to cherish the moments indoors anyway. I’m off to light candles, play some Beirut and Edith Piaf, and make Thai food. I have a craving for something spicy with mango. Have a lovely time off!

7/3 update: i’ve blogged a little over on my more personal blog called haus maus today in case you care to peek in over there…

Posted in uncategorized on July 02, 2008

Happy Weekend!

I wish you all a lovely and inspiring weekend. I’ll meet you back here on Monday with another week of goodies. :) See you in a few days friends!

(image from holly becker for decor8)

Posted in uncategorized on June 28, 2008

Update!

Hello everyone! Today I had that painting class that I told you about a few weeks ago and it was so inspiring. I can’t wait to dig in. I’ll be tied up on Tuesdays for the next 8 weeks, but I’ll still be here on Tuesdays to blog, just a little later (late afternoon/early evening), just so you know. Thank you for all of the, “Where’s Holly?” emails today, they were very sweet!

Good news gang… I just heard back from Amy Butler. I sent her a file to the mood boards and she selected 6 that she absolutely loved and 11 that she feels are also really great. She said, “OK……. this was tough! I went through all the entries and everyone did such a beautiful job.” Amy also added, “Please express my total joy to everyone who entered the contest. Truly impressive and fun.”

Now that Amy has spoken, it’s our turn to find our winner. I’ll start posting the finalists in a moment so stay tuned. We should have the winner by Thursday or Friday.
We’re getting really close now… Yay!

Posted in uncategorized on June 24, 2008

Happy Weekend {and links!}

Here’s wishing everyone a lovely weekend filled with fun activities and warm sunshine. I may hit Renegade in Brooklyn and I plan to travel down to southern Rhode Island to visit my dear grandmother, stopping for seafood in Newport on the way. Here are some links to keep you clicking in case it’s rainy in your part of the world and you find yourself indoors. Have a great weekend!

New original collages from Cabin & Cub.

| Events |

New! Boston: Fifth Annual Printing Arts Fair, Sunday June 15th, 10-4 pm, at The Museum of Printing, 800 Massachusetts Ave. in North Andover, MA. (Thanks, Jenn!)


London: The 20th Century Theatre: a handmade sale, June 14, 10-6 pm. Selvedge magazine will exhibit their objects there in addition to Tamar Mogendorff’s birdhouses and many other artisans. Oh how I wish I could go! Details here.

London: Don’t miss Artists at Home this weekend. This looks awesome people!

Brooklyn: Renegade Craft Fair, June 14 + 15, 11-7 pm. Over 200 vendors plus food and music.

| News |

decor8 Mood Board Contest sponsored by Amy Butler Design is in full swing! Check out the entries here and remember, the deadline is midnight June 23, 2008 so if you are interested here’s the full scoop on how to enter.

Don’t forget to enter the Creature Comforts contest. It’s swell!

The Twist Fair in the Northampton Center for the Arts in Northampton, Massachusetts is now accepting applications for vendors for their September 5th & 6th show. Details here.

Look for decor8 in the Boston Globe magazine (insert in the Sunday Globe) this Sunday. I was interviewed for my take on the best shops in Boston for those on a budget. I’m excited to see how it came out!

@Real Simple:

@Domino

@ The Boston Globe

| Discounts |

Twig – Save 20%, enter code decor8 at checkout. Lots of new Orla goodies! Valid until 6/23
Fabulous Stationery – Save 20%, enter code decor8 at checkout. Valid until 6/23
Penny People Designs – Save 20%, enter code decor8 at checkout. Can be used on custom orders. Valid until 6/27.

Have a great weekend!

(image from cub & cabin)


Posted in uncategorized on June 13, 2008

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