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Closing Up Shop {Back on January 2nd}

Hello friends! I’m closing up shop for a bit to enjoy time with my friends and family, so I’ll be away from the blog until Wednesday, January 2, 2008 when decor8 officially turns 2 years old.


Thank you for your encouragement, friendship, and support this year, you have all touched my life by your visits, comments, and emails. I can’t wait to meet you back here in 2008!

xo, Holly

p.s. – While I’m away, please visit some of my favorite blogs and websites on the decor8 links page.


12/24 Update: I couldn’t stay away… Here is a snapshot of my current flickr favorites, I know I show you these from time to time but I think the current collection is just lovely. Click here to see where each of these beauties originate.

(photo by holly becker)

Posted in uncategorized on December 21, 2007

Bird Textile {eco in australia}

Tweet! Tweet! Welcome to the eco chic world of Australian design house Bird Textile, a young company with designer Rachel Bending taking the lead on creating beautiful products that are ecologically responsible. Here’s to saving the planet without losing your sense of style.


Rachel is also the mind behind green online boutique Slingfinds, where you can purchase from the Bird Textile home collection. Just lovely. Chirp.


And their fashion photos are equally pleasing with all the great layering, messages, and oh the patterns and the color palette. Best part, nearly every gorgeous fabric shown can be ordered by the yard simply through email. Just contact Bird Textile for more information: info AT birdtextile.com

These make me think (okay yearn, dream, lust for, long) of Springtime, but since warm days are months away, perhaps it’s best to simply introduce these colors in my winter wardrobe to perk up all the gray, denim, winter white, and black I’ve been wearing way to much of lately. Time to add a pink shirt under my gray sweater, or a bright handbag. Same goes with the sofa – add a few bright pillows to spice things up. Note to self: Color makes winter feel warmer than it is.

(images from bird textile)

Posted in uncategorized on December 17, 2007

Boston Locals: Biz Lady Meet Up Tonight!

Don’t forget! Tonight is the Boston Design Salon business lady meet up! The BDS was formed by local ceramist Jill Rosenwald. Their goal is to gather local business women to mingle and talk shop, or whatever it is that you do for a living. Their next meeting is tonight, Tuesday, December 11th @ 7:00 pm and the guest speaker will be Jill Shah of SoLUXE who will cover Network Marketing. The event will be hosted by Kelly Smith Harris of Etcetera Media at The Pink Comma Gallery. The location is 81B Wareham Street and it’s on the block between Harrison and Albany in the South End. Please call 617.833.0330 if you need directions.

Details here.

If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to Jill Rosenweld: mcrae2 AT aol DOT com.

Posted in uncategorized on December 11, 2007

For the locals…

Psst: It’s official. Anthropologie has officially taken over eastern Massachusetts. Their next store will open at the Burlington mall on December 14th — this is now their 4th store in the greater Boston area!

Posted in uncategorized on December 05, 2007

Books:

Some of my books...

Further editions available: Decorate published by Murdoch Books for AU/NZ, Decorar BR, Alt om indretning DK, Inspirace pro váš byt CZ, Dekorácie SK, La décoration FR, Lust auf Wohnen DE, Sisusta tyylillä FI and Sztuka aranżacji wnętrz PL.

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