Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Keeping it together

My living room is overflowing with baby stuff and I desperately need a nice basket to keep it all neatly in one place after the kids go to bed. These two from IKEA seem like they could do the job very nicely!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

winter wish list

Winter is definitely upon us and I'm in the mood for cozying up with candles, beautiful music, blankets, hot chocolate.... the works. I'm tired of block candles, I want the elegance of a tall, slim candle to set the mood. Only problem is, I only have one candlestick! So, this is what I'm wishing for (also, this is the perfect gift for anyone, so I have a feeling some of my friends and family will be unwrapping one or two of those come the holidays).

The first two are from IKEA and the other ones from

Friday, October 16, 2009

Suitcase sofa

I just came across the website of Junktion, an unbelievably funky design firm in Tel Aviv. How cool is this suitcase sofa?! I smell a DIY project coming up (really? will I ever get round to it?)!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Funny thing, love

Head over here to listen to (and download for free) this fantastic new song by Toggi.

Spruce up your shoes

Ecouterre has us set to fall in love with our shoes all over again. As they say on their site:

Why do shoes have such a hold over our imaginations? From blue suede to those made for walking, no other accessory has inspired as many songs or so much frenzied devotion. But why, if we adore our shoes so much, is it so easy to chuck them when they’ve gone out of style or have fallen into disrepair? Don’t they deserve better?