I think The All White American Flag is good stuff. For all of 2011 I had an American flag hanging on my living room wall just like the one above, but it never could shake that college dorm look to me. This. This is the stuff. (via design for mankind)
What’s better than a cleanly designed vase? Several cleanly designed vases nestled one inside the other, where each outer vase has to be broken in order to reach the next. What shape will the next one be? Is it worth it? Curious Vase is definitely aptly named. (via Design Mom)
01/ DIY natural home scents.
02/ Now you can display your Instagram photos at home!
03/ This British woman scuba dives in her submersible wheelchair. So cool.
04/ A Bill Murray paper doll!
05/ First there was the Heinekin Brick, now there’s the Heinekin Cube.
06/ DIY custom pet pillows that make me smile.
07/ These photographs of Herbert Sondheim for Hermès make me want to make my clothes!
08/ Loving this DIY metal flower brooch.
09/ Beautiful shadow art by Kumi Yamashita.
10/ A great update for ugly folding chairs.
Clockwise from top left: French Oak Filled Candle from Restoration Hardware, Le Feu de L’Eau Candle from Pretty Mommy, Pure & Good Candle Jar from Anthropologie, Luxury Grapefruit Candle from Jo Malone, Whipped Cream & Pear Illume Boulangerie Candle from Anthropologie, Grapefruit Orange Candle from Stone Hale Co., Mojito Candle from Malin + Goetz, F.S.C. Barber Candle from Creatures of Comfort
Oklahoma is so freakin’ hot every summer that once I turn on the AC in May it rarely gets turned off before late September. It’s that bad. But the thing is, when a house is closed up and relying on circulated air like that it starts to get a funk about it. You know what I’m talking about, right? Something needs to be done and that something is candles. I’m really picky when it comes to what smells I can tolerate (Thanks, Mom!), and think spending a little extra definitely pays off. What are your go-tos?
01/ Make your own decahedron Himmeli mobile.
02/ Real gold or silver shoelaces. BLING.
03/ Can’t stop thinking about this solitaire rock ring.
04/ This is way too pretty to put in the backyard.
05/ From Below, shot through an invisible floor.
06/ Remember these from Lost In Translation? Yup.
07/ Blood oranges with dark chocolate + sea salt. WHOA.
08/ Making a pixelated Post-It staircase.
09/ 90 Days, 90 Reasons
10/ Custom video game covers that look like Penguin books.
I can’t believe Jaysworld is the first to think of curating vintage books into eye-catching colorways that are primed and ready to just place on your bookshelf. 1-2-3 decorating. (via Besotted Brand Blog)
Caroline Gomez creates really fantastic leather goods, but what really caught my eye most were these plant hangers. Aptly named Suspension No. 2. There’s a corner of my living room that could greatly benefit from about three of them.
01/ A whiteboard and marker has never looked so good.
02/ Matchbook-sized stories.
03/ Inspiring conceptual work from Anouk Kruithof.
04/ Anatomy of a paper bird.
05/ The Chap Olympiad! A battle of gentlemanly prowess.
06/ Liking these DIY paper clay barnacles a lot.
07/ New York is paved with random food.
08/ 50,000 gummy bears = 1 full-length gown. If you were curious.
09/ Looking at ribbon scraps a little different now.
10/ Outdoor wallpaper exists.
01/ Chicago’s Logan Square as a giant Monopoly game? Yes, please!
02/ My Better Half, a sugary sweet project.
03/ Max Dalton’s Horror Die Cut Collection is a nice follow up to #2, yes? (Not even on purpose!)
04/ If I had a juicer named Edwin I think I’d be drinking more juice.
05/ Rad DOM-I-NO candle holder.
06/ Super fun graphic July desktop wallpaper.
07/ Peel ‘n press pockets!
08/ Two board game projects in one week? YES. Check out The Realistic Game of Life.
09/ Any excuse to look at 84 miles of suspended string.
10/ This paint chip wall looks time consuming, but awesome.
So many colors, so little time! Penny Round Cushions (and covers) are so multifunctional, they’d be great for lounging outdoors or around the coffee table. Because you can never have too many seating options, yes?