Showing posts with label green. Show all posts
Showing posts with label green. Show all posts

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Ivy League : Vertical Gardens

From the simple stray vine of ivy to the lush and beautiful gardens of Patrick Blanc, 
Vertical gardens bring sustainable beauty that only Nature can provide: 




















Simple. Beautiful. Unique.

Have a beautiful day!
xo
Valerie






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Saturday, May 5, 2012

A Fine Mix: Design, Mixed Up ~























This last image really wins for me. But they are all great:
High, low, rustic, luxurious, mid-century, Louis XVI, bohemian, 
traditional, classic, modern...and so on. 
When it's not just shoved together, when It Works, the results are
...wow...a Very fine mix.

Have a very fine day!
xo
Valerie




Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Curtains, and Making Smart Design

Curtains.  The ones I found are great. Wonderful detail. Billowing silks, rustic cotton on branches, bold color...They are Glamour, Style, Statement, Privacy, Definition, and...
oh, yeah...there's more, but let's not forget the obvious: light control.

Well, forget light control for a sec:


Okay; light, privacy, style etc...

























Sometimes (and only sometimes) I wish I could sew....

Have a great day!
xo
Valerie

P.S. great ideas here:


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Monday, April 23, 2012

A PLAID FOR ALL SEASONS...

Ralph Lauren 2012

Plaid is a great Winter classic, but it's not just for Winter.
We are used to seeing bright and pastel plaids on the golf course,
but the Spring - Summer plaid colors really look great beyond that~
See  great design ideas here 
--  with plaids --  
from wintery warm colors miixed wth dark leather and wood,
 to being mixed with bright white or yellow walls and summery florals~
(and with a more"industrial" application!
It's a classic design spin:










Two of my Favorite Actors: Alan Cumming and ...
Bruce Campbell:





















...love the lighting too...















My poor husband hates plaid. I LOVE it. We have, therefore, agreed to disagree on that point. I have two beautifully upholstered yellow-black plaid chairs in our living room, one Winter plaid wool scarf, and a pair of fun pink plaid sneakers. That's it. But I'm always dreaming of more!  

Have a great day!
xo
Valerie


PS : 
Llttle House... and Game of Thrones ... wow
just sayin' ...



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