I have to share Australian designer Mae with you and her wall stickers because ohmygoodness they are the cutest whether you have a little one or not, these are just darling. I saw them for the first time last night at an Etsy shop live event and loved them instantly because instead of vinyl they are fabric… I wish more would experiment with fabric and wallpaper like Inke Heiland, who I first introduced to you here back in ‘06, who creates animal silhouettes out of vintage wallpaper from her design studio in the Netherlands.
The Mae designs are not only fabric so they’re tactile and to me, more beautiful but also removable, washable and reusable. You can put them on many surfaces, from your window to the wall or even certain furniture. Don’t you just love these? The tea set is my favorite but there is also a build your own tree set, woodland creatures, dinosaurs and more.
Artist Sharon Elphick contacted me today about the opening of her new online shop, Elphicks, where you can find a curated selection of art prints from not only Sharon but from some of her favorite artists like Charley Harper, Karin Akesson and Hazel Nicholls.
It’s nice to be nice, what a sweet print — I especially like that it appears to be on a biscuit that resembles a Bahlsen cookie. Cute!
I talked about this lady in ‘07 but I couldn’t resist posting about her again after viewing the coolest project she’d posted on Flickr recently. Adriana Bezerra, or Drika.b as her fans know her, is a handbag designer in San Francisco by way of Brazil with the most delicious handbags with her signature jute trim. Check out the little photos of her bags that she so carefully placed on a linen board as a reminder of all the bags she’s designed since launching her collection back in late ‘06. Don’t you just love this idea? I’m swooning here…
I’m a proud owner of a Drika.b bag and whenever I wear it out I always receive a ton of flattering comments about the size and shape of it — people really seem to love (and want) it where ever I go. I almost want to keep a supply in the trunk of my car and be her east coast rep or something, it’s a riot!
Don’t you really love this display board idea though? And her perfectly neat play space? Inspiring…
(images: Adriana Bezerra)
I love combing the pages of Bella Luce Photography… whether it’s Natasha’s Flickr photos or the lovely work in her etsy shop, I’m forever reminded of the power that nature has to transform and cause dreams to stir within our hearts…
How can one not imagine a perfect setting or the ideal afternoon when gazing upon these divine photos above?
(image: bella luce)