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floral heart


One more love-themed post today as a jump start to Valentine's Day...this screen-printed card by Beau Ideal...

so tiny & sweet...


Oh my goodness...love this little pie made by Merav of a Tasteful Journey...

feeling the love today...


{left to right, top to bottom: i love you card by Yee Haw, strapless dress by Tracy Reese, valentine lace suede bag from Hayden-Harnett, capri coin purse from Hayden-hHarnett, Orla Kiely apples & pears mug, flowers from Jayson Home & Garden, love plates, artisanal brownies from Mari's New York, Hybrid Home heart print, and Mallorca Selby bag at Kate Spade.}

in situ


One of my favorite sections of an interiors or home decor website is when they show their products in situ, in use...a real person's home. Check out these gallery samples from Walnut Wallpaper. Papers here are by {left to right}: Louise Body, Geoff McFetridge, and Palace Papers.

philly design guide at d*s


I get lots of emails asking about my favorite Philly shops and restaurants from those of you are thinking about moving here or those just visiting for the weekend. So when Grace asked if I'd compile a Philly Design Guide for Design*Sponge, it was the perfect way to finally put together that list in my head to share with all of you. Click here to see the guide!

[image above from gophila.com]

rock paper scissors


Based in Virginia, the stationery shop Rock Paper Scissors, has a great online shop filled with a lovely selection of stationery, gifts, and modern office supplies.

sweet valentine


With Valentine's Day approaching, it's right about time to start getting those cards for your loved one...I love these sweet & pun-y cards by Viola of Chewing the Cud.

gorgeous geometrics...


...in the Spring/Summer 08 collection of Ohne Titel

{via Shiny Squirrel}

pops of pattern on leather

I could seriously roll around in Hayden-Harnett bags all day it seems like...they have the best mix of pattern & leather bags for a fun & sophisticated mix I just love...

feeling muted washes of color today...


{left to right, top to bottom: dip-dyed scarf from Matthew Williamson Spring/Summer 08, John Robshaw pillow, prismatic chandelier, pebble vases, flat leather pouch, cynthia rowley dirty dishes tea cup, and top from Matthew Williamson Spring 08.}