Friday, September 28, 2007

Eye Candy

Happy Friday everyone! I am working on a little project and was going through my collected issues of 'Mary Engelbreit's Home Companion'. I found these pages of eye candy!!lol! I have collected Home Companion since it started in 1997. Every issue was full of artists, 3 featured homes and delicious recipes...now, I don't know what has happened to 'M.E' Mary's losing her touch! The pages seem to be full of ads... some artists and NO recipes... so sad.

To me, these pictures are my kinda world! I just love the colors, the vintage finds and worn/loved feel of it all.
Believe it or not, these are four distinct designers! The above picture is from a beautiful home in Canada... The artist who lives there LOOOVESS Paris! Her home has an old world feel! Tres chic!
This picture above comes from a home in Texas... This artist is holding up her gauzy curtains with thread spools!! So unique. I love incorporating unexpected items like this...
These last two are from the same artist...just different issues. Anyone see this spread? If you are a fan of Carol Hicks Bolton (like me) you can spot her magic touch anywhere!!lol!
To some of you, this may not be your style...that's okay...one of the things that is so much fun about interior design is the sheer diversity of tastes out there! Candy for your eyes!! To me, I love dark chocolate and gummy bears...to some candy corns and lemon drops are best...What is your eye candy?
Have a great weekend everyone.

8 comments:

Counting Your Blessings said...

You asked in a previous post what's our style... THIS is it! I love that worn old world stuff!! What issue is that? I'd like to order a copy. Blessings... POlly

Nunnie's Attic said...

I love old world look. But, I also love primitive, home-spun, country looks more. My dining room is more old world. My living room and kitchen are country. My bathroom is more cottage style. I have different styles throughout the whole house. I guess I can't make up my mind.

Love,
Julie

Kari & Kijsa said...

I also loved Home Companion's old look! My daughter's nursery was featured in the October 2000 issue, and such a memory, as we had moved from the house by the time the issue came out. I also loved how she put her wonderful designs on each cover-so much more original than the photos now! Thanks for sharing these beautiful photos as well!
blessings,
kari and kijsa

BellaColle said...

Thanks guys! There is nothing wrong with having a style for each room... what a wonderful mix of 'eye candy' that would be!

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Very nice post! There is no way I could stick to one style. I like bits and pieces from all styles. Have a great weekend. ~ Lynn

Barbra said...

What's wonderful about style is that it can be so personal and unique. Have a wonderful weekend.

KARA said...

I like sooo many styles I wish I had a very big house to incorporate them all, but if I had to choose only 1 it would be pink, grey and brown warm and cosy.
Those piccy's are really warm, I like a home to feel like that.
Thanks for sharing girly
kara
xx

nikki/WhiMSy love said...

I love the warm, worn, faded & loved look in those pics. My style is a bit of everything. Quirky, vintage, soft, shabby, funky...