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Tuesday
Dec282010

High Fashion Home

We've got a new sponsor in the house, by the name of High Fashion Home. It's another I could not help but get excited about because they have some reeeeeally hot furniture. I found at least 10 pieces I adore within the first couple minutes on their website. Yeah, it's yummy. They have a huge 125,000 sq ft location in Houston, TX, that looks like a playground for interior design enthusiasts. And you can shop online, and they currently ship only to destinations within the 48 contiguous states, so some of us (like Jo and I) will have to love from afar. They cater to all sorts of styles, as you will see below: Earthy Modern, Industrial Countryside Chic, French Gothic Arboretum, Rustic Zen Ranch, Boutique Hotel, Traditional Glam and Office Vintage Chic. (P.S. They have jumped on the blog bandwagon - check it out here.)

Tuesday
Dec282010

Some favourite kitchens of 2010

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Tuesday
Dec282010

You'll find me on the couch ...

Lounging on Le Bambole by Mario Bellini for B&B Italia. This has to be my favourite room of the year. I love this apartment photographed by Frederik Vercruysse. (More of this fabulous home here.) I have a daydream where I stumble upon a vintage leather Le Bambole in a secondhand shop where the owner thinks it is just a beaten up oversized beanbag. Every bone in my body is aching today from planting out the garden in the rain and finishing painting my fireplace in the room that the painters ruined. It is my last day before I go back to work and so I'm taking the blog day off to daydream about a couch .... my daydream might just include some special accessories. Stick around. Kim has a drool worthy post coming up later.

P.S. So are you a vintage leather le Bambole or does the re-release in white cotton do it for you?


Monday
Dec272010

Monday's pets on furniture - part 2

If you'd like to send us photos to include in next week's "pets on furniture" post, please ensure your photos follow our basic rules: First, the pet must be on a piece of furniture. And said piece of furniture must be clearly visible in the photo, so it takes center stage rather than your pet. (Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture that you want to show off...and your pet happens to be sitting on it). And second, the photo must be of decent quality. If it's dark or fuzzy (from a camera phone) then it may not make the cut. Thanks! (Photos, your name, location and a brief description can be sent to desiretoinspirekim@hotmail.com and PLEASE don't send me closeups of your pet!)

"Here is Manu, my little chihuahua, hanging out on my bed waiting for the photo shoot to be over."
- Angelina (Lititz, PA)

"Murphy, my Pug x Labrador (I know, bizarre!) LOVES being comfy and lazing about on our furniture. She has decided to claim our tweed couch as her own."
- Pia

"my name: julie belfer, from brazil
pet's name: waldo, from greece
we just love our ikea poang...
"
- Julie

"Our sweet dobermans snuggling on the couch-don't they look festive in their red sweaters?
My doberman, Trinka, snuggling on a blankie on the couch.
The puffball, Jade, perching on a familyroom chair.
"
- Megan (St. Louis, MO)

 

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Monday
Dec272010

Monday's pets on furniture - part 1

If you'd like to send us photos to include in next week's "pets on furniture" post, please ensure your photos follow our basic rules: First, the pet must be on a piece of furniture. And said piece of furniture must be clearly visible in the photo, so it takes center stage rather than your pet. (Think of it more of a photo of a great piece of furniture that you want to show off...and your pet happens to be sitting on it). And second, the photo must be of decent quality. If it's dark or fuzzy (from a camera phone) then it may not make the cut. Thanks! (Photos, your name, location and a brief description can be sent to desiretoinspirekim@hotmail.com and PLEASE don't send me closeups of your pet!)

"The picture enclosed shows our Vizsla Vincent, 16 weeks old at the time the pix was taken. He loves to snuggle down on our Corbusier LC4 as this is the only piece of furniture he is allowed to sit on."
- Nicole (Neuss, Germany)

"without further ado, I present to you... Thomas, a 3 month old puppy which we recently adopted, Thomas is a very energetic dog who likes to choose his resting place very carefully as you can see for yourself"
- Adi

"This is Sailor, she is my 8 year olds Boston Terrier, she is under my boyfriend's pergola in Chicago IL."
- Ashley

"Photo 1: My fuzzy faux fur blanket has quickly become Mitzy's favourite spot in the house!
Photo 2: Mitzy loves posing for the camera. Here she is modeling at my desk!
"
- Adena (Toronto)

"Murphy, the family dog on the living room couch Christmas morning. He was surprisingly okay with the giant bow on his head."
- Sarah & Ansel

 

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