YAY! Friday is here and boy do I have a treat to share with you. In an effort to promote “Being Christie Jones” I decided to scrap today’s regularly scheduled Prints + Patterns + Spaces post and share a recent find. Cat from Howkapow contacted me this week and I have been drooling over her online shop all week-long. She was gracious enough to answer some questions so that we can get to know the mastermind behind this quirky shop. I seriously feel like I would buy everything from this place so if you feel like you share my love for eclectic home and fashion accessories check it out. Oh, and did I mention that they are a UK company – even better!
Before we get to the little Q&A I must share some of my favorite items. I had to exercise a lot of control and narrow these down since I wound up almost posting their entire website. Behold, my top 3 picks:
It was like love at first site when I saw this cushion. Colorful, hints of black and white, hand dyed cotton satin, geometric shapes? I want to cuddle with it, hug it, love it. Yes, I’m smitten.
The hubs and I try not to be coffee snobs but, I think we may be. We aren’t vocally snobbish to others but when it comes to making our own we wanna do it right [I should say he since he is the home barista]. I think this little splash of color would make the brewing process that much more special. Plus, we could hang this print somewhere near our coffee bar!
Now this is foxy! Talk about a head-turner. I would love to entertain with this bad boy.
On to the good part – the Q&A with Cat How:
Since I first started doing this while Color Emphasis series it started with cobalt on the list. As each week passes I think hmm…we should wait that one out. But, the waiting is over. I finally decided on my favorite cobalt blue items and this roundup is stylish, modern, and totally me. From a sheer button-down to simplistic stud earrings these eclectic items are electric!
What do you think of cobalt? Would you ever wear it, decorate with it or send out some stationery with it? Send your recommendations for upcoming Color Emphasis posts to bedsidesign [at] gmail [dot] come with “Color Emphasis” in the subject. Find more color inspiration here and on pinterest!
I am all about metallics lately and naturally copper needed to be featured. I love when copper is paired with a sharp white and black room for maximum contrast. Or specifically when it is used in a kitchen…love it!