I said it a few weeks back but I am saying it again….Now more than ever, we are spending time at home. I challenge you to really use every room. Enjoy your space. Discover what works and what doesn’t.  What space is boring? What chair do you never want to sit in? You need to.. read more →

There hasn’t been a Textile Tuesday in a long while and certainly not one this exciting! I am so excited for this new print by Manuel Canovas. Canovas masters busy patterns in bold colors like no other.  They are one of my true favorites.  KALINDA is designed to be a classic.  Here are a few other.. read more →

As a textile addict, I often fall for colorful printed fabrics as starting inspiration for my designs.  Manuel Canovas seems to produce some of the best.   My latest love is their Jeema print.  This print features highly colourful ethnic Guatemalan huipils on a slubbed linen fabric available in 3 colorways.  Be sure to subscribe to THE.. read more →

It has been a Manuel Canovas heavy summer but I truly cannot resist so many of their new prints.   They seem to be the master of great prints, many of which I have shared over the years HERE.  This latest find called Newport just screams New England to me especially, in the red and blue. I can see a perfect.. read more →

It has been a Manuel Canovas heavy week but I truly cannot resist so many of their new prints.  They seem to be the master of great prints, many of which I have shared over the years HERE.  The latest few fabrics and wallpapers are truly exceptional. Hazara seems to capture the wild Mongolian landscape complete.. read more →

I apologize. I know my devoted readers expect an Artist Spotlight Series feature on Mondays. The past couple of weeks I have not had responses from the artisst that I have requested. I have lots of people lined up and promise to have you something wonderful by next week. In the meantime I’m excited to.. read more →

No one does color, prints and embroidery like Manuel Canovas. This French textile giant is always a highlight for me and the new collection is no exception.  It is full of impressive and saturated embroideries, wovens, bold prints, and reintroduction of older favorites such a toiles and cult followed Pali that has been reversed and.. read more →