Lately, my insistent day dream plays itself out on a rolling slope on the south face of a green hill in Tuscany. It involves a tan stone farmhouse in ruins that I craftily revive with my own sweat and toil until the building and I are one, at ...―
I watch Ted Talks once a week to every day. They have become my source of inspiration and also a window into the minds of people who think a bit deeper about how the world goes around. I have more than three favourite talks but it’s better ...―
Pinterest is every designers dream website. A single place dedicated to saving your ideas, inspirations and projects. Since we joined the social networking site, we have had so much fun pinning and repinning countlessly to our 28 boards. Our...―
You don’t have to start an organic cotton farm in your backyard to do your part in making fashion more sustainable. In honor of Earth Day, we put together an illustrated guide to making your home—and life!–a little more green. ...―
Inspire us by Sharing your story with us! We would love to hear it:) Few things are quite as motivating as hearing someone who succeeded in turning their life around and reaching their desired goals tell their story. Are you willing to share ...―
There is no better, easier way to leave behind the perpetual gray of London winter than to hop a flight to the seemingly always sunny steppes of Sevilla, Spain, where the food is simple and hearty and the wine only comes in one size and is cheap ...―
“Leopard is an animal design, and my designs come from nature.” – Designer Roberto Cavalli Our animal prints designed by Silver Creek Carpet come from the same inspiration as Mr. Cavalli. Silver Creek Carpet is named for the ...―
These quotes might seem melancholy, but I promise you they are the most uplifting. These quotes to me represent what it is to have an idea and step out of your comfort zone to see it to fruition. I have had many over the past three years and I ...―
You may already be familiar with my obsession for free downloadable printables. I have collected my favorites along with my friend Carolyn Rubenstein on our shared Pinterest Board and every so often I like to share them on 8Balloons too. I hope ...―
Instagram, if you haven’t already heard, is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your photos with friends and family. Users simply snap a picture with their smartphones, and then customize the shot with various filters, borders and focus...―
It was the hollow sounds of the call of the muezzin from the nearby Blue Mosque that woke me, but it was not the sunrise call and as I came to grips with this, John’s feeble, croaking voice entered my head from his place of repose on the far...―
I was way too excited about being a mother- for the first time. I was told many beautiful ...
Most people have experienced some level of acute pain in the lower back, shoulders, or ...
Last Thursday we had dinner at the Pancake Parlour, Andy & I. ∙ He ordered the ...