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Monday's pets on furniture

I just saw your post on pets on furniture. Fun pictures! I just snapped this one yesterday so if you like you can use it for the next “pets on furniture” post. This is my 7 year old cat Oliver. As you can see he is right at home on “his” chair.

- Daniel

The attached photo is our English Bulldog Guillo. We’ve got a lovely bamboo bed that, despite it being a king, he pretty much takes over every night. He’s so cute we can’t bring ourselves to move him. ha.

- Susan and Roberto

I always love to see your pet posts! Here is a picture of my best friend-Georgia Belle. She is the world's best cuddler and loves to nap on any piece of furniture. Here she is sitting on the couch cuddling a knit hat.

- Hannah Ryan

Here is my mutt (well one of 3) on my furniture. This is Lulus’ special spot...note, she is such a little poser!

- Anne-Marie

Millie is an Australian currently living in NY (hopefully her Aussieness will swings things in her favour and overcome her less than stylish choice of furniture). If this fails she also does a great glamour pose...

- Lisa

Another photo of one of my herd. This is Mimin, my little princess. She loves to hang out on top of the highest pieces of furniture. This is the armoire in my office. I think she's looking for bugs.


Hamilton hideout

Endless summers on a tropical island, warm ocean breezes and soothing vistas. Imagine life on the Whitsunday Islands on the Great Barrier Reef . No palm frond thatched hut here. This is Hamilton Island, playground of the rich and often kitsch. Fiona lives in this paradise and did my stalking for me this week. "These are the new Hamilton Island Yacht Club luxury villas. I live near Hammo and am quite familiar with the styles of houses and apartments there. These really are a cut above. For a start, it looks like you could actually be comfortable there! The local climate has been considered, plus views and privacy. It's all so harmonious and well resolved my eyes just glide over the rooms (usually this never happens 'cause I'm too busy thinking 'well that just looks wrong!'). I'd better pop out for a lotto ticket now."

I agree. Most times apartments here channel the ghost of Miami Beach past. Love the detailing in these and all that timber. I'm not sure though that if I had the $3 million required to snare one of these I wouldn't look for a tiny island of my own and build that thatched hut. Still a little bit of luxury in paradise is hard to pass up. Here while the link lasts and thanks Fiona!.


Flickr finds - lace



... too much shopping and none of it for me!

WINKS - weekend links. Here we list what has come in during the week, things we've found and things we think you'll want to see. If you'd like to see your blog or website featured email us and if we think it fits with our readers we'll link you. So what's in this week?

  • New artworks by Rachel Castle will be part of a show at Orson & Blake, Surry Hills, Sydney during the month of October. The show includes hand sewn embroideries and hand screen prints. The piece above is called HARLEQUIN - felt, velvet and linen on antique french linen, 760mm x 900mm and is simply divine. Rachel you are such a talented woman! Promise us more pics when the exhibition is open. (Image from Room Images.)

  • Beautiful new fabric collection by Angela Clinton. "I am writing to introduce myself and my new collection of fabrics to you. For the past few years I have been learning the craft of surface design and am now excited to launch my first collection of home décor fabrics. Based out of North Carolina, Parlor Textiles will carry an initial collection of about 11 designs, all printed in the United States on an eco-friendly fabric. I’m a big fan of traditional Eastern motifs and vintage fabrics. Parlor Textiles will sell fabric yardage through its web site beginning this fall." Bookmark this one kids. Such a fresh, eclectic look!

  • Poul Kjaerholm’s iconic PK22 lounge chair is reinterpreted with the Lucy Chair. The chair features a 1.5mm thin sheet of plywood that’s been laser cut and bent into the frame. Appearing to float above the frame, the seat and back create shadow patterns when hit with direct light. The chair was designed and produced by American designer Darlene Molnar in collaboration with the Danish Institute for Study Abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark. No website as yet but I'm sure Darlene will let us know when she's online.

  • When is storage sexy? When it's a new blog Storage | Glee. Laurence curates a collection of ideas for those who love to stow, and benevolent options for those that don't.

  • Dreamy, breezy loungerie - bedding and loungewear by Plum Pretty Sugar. With fabrics found in India, Charlotte's designs are chic and girly, silky and sassy. Perfect for relaxing.


Napping nooks

This post was requested by Jessica, who has taken to hoarding sleepy, cozy nap nook pics. Many seem to be located in front of windows which is the perfect place to read a shelter mag then have a little nappy nap and dream of redecorating. Perfect plans for a Friday I'd say. :)

Frank RoopNiche Interiors
Jordi CanosaJordi Canosa
Canadian House & HomeGraham Atkins-Hughes
ElleHans Zeegers
Michael BermanBo Bedre
Canadian House & HomeHouse Beautiful
Eric StrifflerTom Leighton
Jack LevyJo Barnes
Sara BengurStephen Miller Siegel