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A Seat to Tweet

A Seat to Tweet Tonight the post is short and sweet; I’ve found a seat where you can Tweet. So you adore Twitter like I do. You care about your followers and dedicate time to keep them up to date. You need a comfy place to Tweet. I went searching and turned to a colorful favorite, Maine Cottage Furniture. Known for its yummy painted furniture, Maine Cottage also has […] Read more »

A New Breed of Fabric Designer

A New Breed of Fabric Designer A Conversation with Liz Scott Our posts about fabric design are in demand with the Design Junkies. And we received great feedback about Liz Scott’s designs in the piece showcasing her chair makeover. You’ll recall that Liz prints her original designs through Spoonflower, and sells her fabric at her Etsy shop, Wonderfluff. I got with Liz recently to learn more about her, and the inspiration […] Read more »

Makeover — Chair with Original Fabric

Makeover — Chair with Original Fabric It’s splendid when our creative pursuits overlap. Like with Liz Scott’s chair makeover project– Liz didn’t have to look far to find the perfect fabric. The Los Angeles graphic artist’s alter ego is designer of original fabrics that she prints at Spoonflower. Before After “I found an old castaway chair frame at a garage sale for $5 and painted the wood an off-white (Ralph Lauren […] Read more »

Fabric as Wall Art — Designer DIY

Fabric as Wall Art — Designer DIY by Leona Gaita What a fabulous week! Today it is my pleasure to introduce you to Leona Gaita, HomeWorkshop.com Interior Design Expert and our newest Contributor. You’ll adore Leona’s inspiring, creative and resourceful posts for HomeWorkshop and those for her popular Gaita Interiors blog. — I’m constantly knocked out by the stunning creativity of textile designers! Every time I go to the Decoration & Design […] Read more »

Custom Photo Bedding

Custom Photo Bedding More on that Photos on Home Fabrics trend. VisionBedding will put your photo, your digital design, or one from its new gallery of a million photos and designs, onto a custom duvet cover or bedspread. The kids are lining up for one of these. Can you imagine your little soccer athlete as the star of his own bedspread? Or your little swimmer diving into the […] Read more »

Etsy Fabric Color Finder

Etsy Fabric Color Finder We color and fabric addicts have another cool tool. Catherine at Morecloth has created a fabric selector that searches Etsy fabrics by color grouping. Click on over to www.morecloth.com and have some Friday fun! And thanks to Kate Smith at Sensational Color for pointing us to the tool. Read more »

Marimekko and Ljungbergs at Textile Arts

Marimekko and Ljungbergs at Textile Arts Here’s some design eye candy for you today from Textile Arts, a great source for fabrics and home decor in retro, Mid-Century Modern and contemporary Scandinavian designs from Marimekko and Ljungbergs. Add some city flair to your bath with the Hetkia shower curtain. Choose one of Textile Arts’ variety of Wall Hanging Kits and make an instant art statement in your space: Terttu Wall Hanging […] Read more »

Spoonflower Now Offers Fabric Designer Services

Spoonflower Now Offers Fabric Designer Services Breaking News…DIY fabric design doesn’t have to be completely DIY anymore. Yup, my friends over at Spoonflower just told me about their New Fabric Design Services from a professional textile designer. That’s Spoonflower’s Fabric of the Week, “CurlyQ” by Katidids of Bonaire, Georgia. You’re creative, right? So why would you need anyone’s help with this? Because fabric design can be tricky. Let’s say you’ve got […] Read more »

Mixing Window Coverings — Designer Advice

Mixing Window Coverings — Designer Advice Today it’s time for some advice on window treatments. I visited with Doreen Leong, longtime designer and proprieter of Leong Interiors, a San Francisco Bay Area soft home furnishings and window coverings design and fabrication studio. We talked about a challenge many people have, successfully mixing hard and soft Window coverings. Window coverings fall into two categories. Hard window coverings are anything not made of […] Read more »

Spoonflower Introduces Upholstery Fabric

Spoonflower Introduces Upholstery Fabric Hot of the Presses…I just got the scoop from Stephen at Spoonflower that upholstery-weight cotton is now available for printing! Spoonflower is that magical place where you can print-on-demand your original fabric designs. That’s sewdiva Carin Cress’ Flora design above. Until now, only a lighter, quilting weight cotton was available. And although technically this is in test mode, those with a Spoonflower account can sign […] Read more »

Design Your Own Fabric at Spoonflower

Design Your Own Fabric at Spoonflower Fasten your seatbelts Design Junkies; this pegs the needle on the coolness meter. I don’t know how this site escaped me until now, but do you know that over at Spoonflower anyone can design their own fabric and have it printed?! This is monumentally magical, so thanks to Jessica Jones at How About Orange for leading me to Spoonflower. Spoonflower’s site and process is in […] Read more »

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