Every once in a while I like to dedicate a post to some of my favorite bloggers. These are creative people who have touched my life. Enjoy!
I've received several emails asking if I had help with the design of my blog. The answer is a very big "Yes"! When I started my blog, I had a vision of what I wanted it to look like, but I had no clue how to create my site. That's when my friend Mary introduced me to Hope Wallace.
Hope is a fantastic graphic designer who creates gorgeous web sites:
And if that wasn't enough, Hope also has a beautiful line of cards:
To see more of her work as well as her Paper Relics card line visit her website here
Laura Ingalls Gunn and I have been blogging friends for over 2 years. We bonded over our love for all things old and European. On her blog Decor to Adore, Laura showcases her beautiful design work as well as her other passions in life.
Her latest passion is a collaboration with one of my other blogging friends, Andrea from The French Basketeer. Through blogging, Andrea and Laura discovered their love of French antiques and have now created Metis Linens.
I was so excited to see Laura and Andrea at their gorgeous booth at the Pasadena Rose Bowl Flea Market. Isn't Laura gorgeous? (the beautiful Andrea was being a little photo shy yesterday!).
Stacks of French linens surrounded their wonderful antiques. I couldn't resist purchasing a few of their yummy sheets. I'm not sure what I'm going to do with them yet, but great ideas are percolating already! How could I not be inspired by their beauty?
Steve couldn't leave without these old French fencing swords. I can see them cleanly displayed on a white plaster wall. They are objects of simple beauty.
Steve caught me on the floor, writing my check and looking at all of Andrea's fantastic baskets in the Metis booth. I wish we would have taken a closer picture of the floor. Laura created a great diamond patterned floor covering out of a drop cloth. She mentioned that she is going to do a post about it soon. I can't wait!
To learn more about Metis Linens, check out their blog here.
Thank you to Hope, Laura and Andrea for the beauty that they've added to my life!
If you would like help creating the home of your dreams, email me about our design services. You can also purchase many items found here on Velvet and Linen as well as "to the trade" furnishings through Giannetti Home. Email Kelly about the details.
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