Monday, March 31, 2008

Lotta Jansdotter

I've always been a big fan of Lotta Jansdotter. Her simple style mixed with traditional and modern Scandinavian form is simply fabulous. I thought I'd do a little posts on one of her great books: Simple Sewing. Filled with all sorts of sewing projects, from totes to to things for the home, this book is great for not only expert sewer, but also aspiring sewers. Available at

Monday, March 3, 2008

For the Doggies

Many families with kids also include dogs, so when I stumbled upon Vurv Designs the other day, I knew I had to share the love. Based in Coquitlam, Canada, they have a modern pet line that would make any dog smile (or at least wag their tails). I especially love this raised feeder - who knew dog bowls could fit so seamlessly in the modern home? And their ellipse dog bed would be right at home beside my (future) Eames Lounge Chair.