Flawless Fornasetti

Oh, how I love the Milan home of Barnaba Fornasetti – a true living tribute to the Fornasetti style, with every square inch decorated with furniture, wallpaper, and decorative objects from the line. Barnaba is the creative director of the eponymous design atelier founded by his legendary father, Piero. You may recognize the iconic face that adorns their collection of porcelain wares. I, for one, have been dying to own a set of Fornasetti vases for our new home. Mi piace!



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Heinui Fall 2013

After interning for Gaspard Yurkievich in Paris and Peter Som in New York, French designer Claire Pignot moved to Barcelona to create her label Cocotte. In 2010, she refocused her energy on a new label, Heinui, with effortless, feminine and easy to wear clothing. And for fall, it’s all about indigo. I especially love the high waisted shorts, jumpers, full skirts . . . trés francaise!





DIY Mini Pajaki

A few months ago, I was invited to my beloved Castle In The Air for an afternoon of pajaki making. What’s a pajaki, you ask? Pajakis are traditional Polish paper chandeliers, made from straw and pieces of colored paper. Though they vary in shape and size, these mobiles are always incredibly colorful and festive. I had so much fun making my first pajaki, I knew it was a tutorial I had to share with you. They are definitely time consuming to make (but oh so worth it) so I asked creative geniuses, John McRae and Karima Cammell, of Castle In The Air to come up with a simpler tutorial just for you!


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