I was perusing Etsy last night and avoiding doing cleaning for more house showings when I came across some GORGEOUS pillows from Paco+Lupe. Not only are the pillows to die for but the shop, run by Celia Cruz, is from Montreal. Yay Canadian!!! So go check out her store, where she also sells cool bags and pretty quilts.
There's nothing grim about the portfolio of mega talented photographer Michael Grimm. Beautiful photographs, wonderful insight into the soul of a room and how to capture it. The light, the colour, the clarity of these images. I feel I can just walk through my monitor into these gorgeous rooms. Check out Michael's fabulous website here.
When God was handing out taste most people say that the designers from the 80s were holding the door for the other decades to pass through first. I'm on a mission to rehabilitate this much maligned 10 years. Not everything was horrendous and as some of you have rightly pointed out good design will out. There are good ideas here, bright painted interiors of cupboards, painted floors, bold vibrant artwork and tasteful rooms that could be from the present. Try to ignore the ruffles and the dried flowers. I love the use of house plants from the 80s. Maybe if we start with that. Baby steps remember.