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My Wish List
- “Arms and Crafts Small Vase”
July 4, 2010 | 12:08 am
Krasnai Ceramics: $32
Krasnai Ceramics creates adorable little accessories and this little vase is no exception! I’d put it high up on my dining room bookshelf and plant a sweet succulent inside!
- “Living Pictures”
July 3, 2010 | 11:57 pm
I first spotted these amazing succulent “pictures” in Sunset magazine and I have been in love ever since… I’d love to have several that I could hang together to make a huge mosaic!
- “Chien Lunatique” Enamel Sign
July 3, 2010 | 11:50 pm
French European Publications: $24.95
Jon and I saw this adorable enamel sign hanging outside an apartment door in a apartment building of our good family friends’ in NYC. We thought it expressed our thoughts perfectly!
- “Dog Bowl Mat”
February 28, 2010 | 2:37 am
MoMa Store: $31.50
This is designed by Sandy Chilewich and is perfect for my kitchen! I am constantly knocking over Baxter’s water bowl, and this cute little mat would make clean-up a whole lot easier.
- “Mid-Century Modern Furniture Poster”
February 16, 2010 | 3:04 pm
Artist James Provost: $16.49
Even though I can’t afford the real thing… I can definitely afford this poster! Now… where to hang it…?
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By Alison Gilbert | Published: August 11, 2010
I’m back… from a nice vacation with my family in Virginia Beach. and also back to blogging. I spotted these adorable creatures on (where else…) Apartment Therapy a few weeks ago and ever since have thought about how precious they would look in a kids bedroom, play room, den, etc (if only I had any of [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: July 30, 2010
First, a shout out: Thanks to everyone for checking out my House Tour Contributor “try-out” on Apartment Therapy.com last week. If you don’t know what I am taking about you can see it here: Luz’s Mid Century Mini. Second, some news: I was hired!! In addition to blogging here on MyDesignDreams.com, I’ll be part of the [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: July 16, 2010
Here is a little update on a post I did a while back on the excessive resurgence of the “Keep Calm Carry On” mantra Courtesy of MDD’s most loyal reader (aka my Mom) I couldn’t agree more!
By Alison Gilbert | Published: July 3, 2010
Better late than never… right? Last Saturday I went to the Dwell on Design event at the Los Angeles Convention Center. I meant to blog about it right away, but as usual life gets in the way. It was really amazing- tons of booths filled with inspirational displays of furniture, accessories, landscaping ideas, architecture, and [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: May 17, 2010
I have been a fan of Urban Outfitters since my unfortunate teenage years of the early 1990’s. Having grown up in a country-like suburb of New York City, I was enthralled by all things urban. I can just picture myself; 15, hopelessly awkward, desperately wanting to be cool… my mom would take me into Manhattan [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: May 8, 2010
I’m back! And with another installment of Found on Etsy… this time with Barcelona ceramic studio KRASZNAI. I first spotted Krasznai’s Arms and Crafts series when it was featured on Apartment Therapy. This series of handmade/slipcasted ceramics are sweetly whimsical. They are statement-making pieces, perfect for a mantle-scape, side/console table, bookshelf, dining room table, etc… Take [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: March 27, 2010
I am starting some regular features here on MDD and the first one up is Found on Etsy. Like I’ve said before, Etsy is a fantastic resource to find one of kind pieces of art, vintage items and basically anything under the sun that’s handmade and therefore awesome. Sometimes (ok, a lot) I discover incredible [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: March 25, 2010
So I’ve been talking a lot on my blog about various projects that I’ve been thinking about, working on, and otherwise trying to complete so that I can post about them here! While I am not done with every project, I thought I would still post about the progress going on around the house! First up… [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: March 23, 2010
I have briefly mentioned the great Eva Zeisel on this blog, but I wanted to talk about her a little more in depth, because I am slowly becoming obsessed with her life’s work (and at 103 years old, she is still adding to it!) Eva Stricker was born in Budapest Hungary in 1906. She spent time [...]
By Alison Gilbert | Published: March 15, 2010
This weekend was jam-packed with fun activities. Saturday kicked off with an amazing (birthday) brunch at our friend Luz’s (whose incredible MCM house I will be featuring on this blog sometime soon), followed by a brief but sweet visit from my high school friend in town from NYC, and then a super-fun going away party [...]