Wednesday, March 21, 2012
After six years living in a trailer while it was being built, architect Martina Eriksson and family now happily live in their own dream home on Gotland, Sweden's largest island. This was definitely worth the wait. Read the full story here in Residence.
(photography by carl dahlstedt)
Add a charming Gallic note to your kitchen or dining room with the delightful French Bistro Shield from Black Rooster Decor! Measuring 17" high x 16" wide, its vintage style will add warmth and relaxed style to an Easter brunch or dinner. Available in mid-April 2012 — pre-order now to guarantee stock. And there's free shipping within Ontario, too!
Welcome spring in style with this gorgeous Cherry Blossom Pendant by Susan Fleming, available from Lobo Luxe. Made from sterling silver and featuring a delicate pattern of spring cherry blossoms on Japanese Chiyogami paper sealed with a waterproof resin overlay, it'll add a sweet note of colour to your Easter ensemble!
Small Equals is hatching up some great ideas for your Easter gift giving — such as this lovely keepsake box, featuring an image from an 1890s trade card by Wells, Richardson & Co. of children painting their Easter eggs with Diamond Dyes. There's also Keepsake Boxes with charming vintage flower images — a great environmentally friendly alternative to hot house blooms, and perfect with a package of seed bombs from VisuaLingual, sweets or spring garden seeds tucked inside. A wonderful way to welcome spring!
Pamela of Bates Mercantile Co. is happy to share that they are now offering larger format prints in archival quality pigment inks on archival art paper! Prints are now available in 11 x 14, 11 x 17 and 13 x 19 sizes — perfect for adding colour and punch to a room. And to make this even nicer, Bates Mercantile Co. is offering an Easter special just for automatism readers — use the coupon code of AUTO10 at checkout to receive 10% off any item from March 21 to April 21 2012!