I am going to make everything around me beautiful. That will be my life. -Elsie de Wolfe

Love-ly Notes

I have to say, this year I’m actually pretty excited about Valentine’s Day. In case you are wondering, I’m still a single girl, but this year I feel like I need to celebrate. So does my friend Tina, known around these parts as our resident Petal Pusher. Well, she just… 

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Pretty Wings

Clearly, I haven’t stopped listening to the latest Maxwell album since I downloaded it, but this post is actually about the beautiful wallcoverings by Pip Studio. I love that  the wallcoverings above, are a modern take on antique Chinese hand-painted wallpapers but I’m really partial to the vintage postcard print… 

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Sweet Tea Party

One day, I would love to design a tea house, room or shop. Therefore, I’m always looking for images that inspire me. When I saw the Paper Tea House by architect Shigeru Ban, I was completely overtaken with joy. {images via dezeen} Constructed entirely of cardboard, Ban’s beautiful structure was… 

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Stationary Love

Happy Monday! I hope you had wonderful weekend! I’ve told you before about my love for beautiful stationary. Well, I still haven’t written very many letters or notes, but the year is not up yet. I’m not sure how I found this, but I love this stationary from Pink.Sugar.Dots’ Fashionista… 

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{Colorful}Weekend Wishes: Brazil Edition

It has been a great week in design wonderland, I’ve met new friends and have new readers! With that in mind I’d like to  extend a big thank you and welcome to everyone who’s been reading. I’m happy you’ve joined me on my design adventures. Today, we are off to… 

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Cutting up with Stina

As I sit here, waiting for winter to turn to spring, I’m feeling really inspired by artist Stina Perrson’s work. She works largely in watercolor, but in these drawings she layers paper within the composition to create the amazing collages. These “cut paper drawings” were commissioned for a German magazine but were… 

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{Colorful) Weekend Wishes: Absolutely Bejeweled

Whew…Friday is finally here. I’m so glad the weekend is here I can barely type. But I’ll try… Next week I’m thrilled to be going to a lecture given by jewelry designer Alexis Bittar. I actually decided to see him speak before I knew what his designs looked like but… 

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Thinking of You

Happy Monday! Welcome back to Design Wonderland! One of my New Year’s resolutions was to write more letters to my friends. Yes, sometimes its easier to just send a text message or email, but I enjoy taking the time to write lovely notes on beautiful papers and sending them to… 

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