Monday, June 18, 2012

Grasscloth Wallpaper

Grasscloth wallaper has been a longtime favourite of mine and I have blogged about it before here. Grasscloth wallpaper is an environmentally friendly way to add interest and texture to a space. Grasscloth wallpaper can be made from different finishes, such as sisal, burlap, bamboo & jute and is available in different colours also. See more grasscloth wallpaper inspiration on by following lovedesignbdos on pinterest.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Brilliant Bar Carts

Stylish and functional, bar carts are back. Since 2010 bar carts have been making their comeback and I've been lusting for one ever since. I try not to post about the same thing too often and especially not twice in the same year but since my first bar cart post in January here I have acquired even more of an appreciation and fallen in love with a few from Society Social along the way. Society Social has been featured on blogs and magazines around the world including Adore and House Beautiful. They sell bar carts, chairs, tables and much more on their online shop and their super talented and fashionable founder Roxy also finds time to blog at My Cup of Te. To see more bar carts, entertaining ideas & fun cocktails follow lovedesigninc on pinterest

Stanton Bar Cart & Darlington Dining Chair
(both available at Society Social) 

Friday, June 8, 2012


This is an exciting post for me because not only is it about my island that I love so much but also a new and exciting company started by two very inspiring ladies. I honestly am blown away by their website and blog and have lost myself many times exploring Barbados through these two.

Loop Barbados is a {locally made and maintained} online travel information site and social network for those who have traveled and are yet to travel to the intriguing island of Barbados.The mission of Loop Barbados is to be the best online Barbadian travel resource available. Through creativity, originality and simplicity, they allow you to effortlessly gather informative details on Barbados while fully embracing the alluring experience.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012


I'm slightly obsessed with details and vignettes as you can see throughout this blog as I'm constantly posting about details. My love for the little things only grew when I visited the Kips Bay Show House and Elle Decor Modern Life Concept House and found myself snapping little things rather than the big picture. To me it is the combination of little things that make the big picture what it is. I have to admit that I throw the word vignette around a lot and never really knew the meaning so I went old school today and looked it up in the dictionary ( when I think vignette I think of an artful grouping of pretty or meaningful things ). What do you think of and do you group things of significance or just pretty?

vi·gnette (noun) :
1.a decorative design or small illustration used on the titlepage of a book or at the beginning or end of a chapter.
2. a decorative design representing branches, leaves, grapes,or the like, as in a manuscript.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Coastal vs Tropical

While pinning away the other day I came across an image and could not decide whether or not it should be filed in my "Coastal Decor" or "Tropical Living" folder. I then wondered to myself what is the difference or is there even a difference? When I think of tropical style I automatically think of dark woods, white linens and tropical plants. When I think of coastal style I think of soft blues and beiges, white shells and rattan furniture. What do you think of when you think of the two and is there really a difference? To see more coastal inspired spaces and tropical interior design ideas inspired spaces visit my Coastal Decor and Tropical Living boards on pinterest. Lots of love ***