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Wordshop Wednesday: Austin Press!

I was sifting through the brilliance that is Design*Sponge earlier today, when my jaw suddenly dropped open at the sight of Austin Press‘s elegant 19th-century inspired designs. Take a gander for yourself, and then please please visit Kimberly Austin’s beautifully organized site HERE.

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(All images above either from Austin Press, Design*Sponge, or Nibs Blog)

Pillow talk

You know how, after an undisclosed amount of time, your pillows can kind of start NOT feeling comfortable anymore? Yeah. That’s what’s happening to the pillows gracing my couch, of which there are many. Somehow, NONE seem appropriately cozy. And I certainly can’t afford to buy any new ones (not now, anyway), so… I just thought I’d do a little painless, virtual “window” shopping… via Etsy, of course.

So, if you’d like to join me in my spree, here we go!

1. Vintage grain sack pillows from Leslie Jansen:

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2. Monogrammed pillows from White Twig:

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3. Because I have recently become a first-time aunt (to twins! a boy & a girl… I’m not at all proud… hee hee), I have become somewhat infatuated with really ridiculously adorable, handmade kiddie stuff. Like these pillows, by Li’l Dumplings:

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4. OK… I can’t help it. I think it’s hilarious when bad words are displayed in pretty, elegant ways. Like when I calligraphy “B*te me” on cards. It makes me spectacularly happy. And so do these two-sided pillows by Sew Naughty:

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5. OK, back to wholesome… courtesy of these lovely, primitively welcoming pillows by Peace By Piece Designs:

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OK, I think that’s sufficient for now. 

🙂

Happy weekend!

French Friday!

Anciens avertissements/publicités des Grands Magasins du Louvre:

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IMAGE SOURCES:
First image above found over at the lovely ArtDeco blog
Second image found HERE
Black and white corset advertisements found HERE
Last image found HERE