Ain't That Lovely

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Current Rank: 83 (Entertainment & Lifestyle)
Site Description: An Interior Designer hustling around Manila and blogging from places to faces about things that she finds lovely.
Date Joined: Dec 17, 2012

Tags: Interior Design, Life, DIY, Styling, Graphic Design

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In Your 20s: Living the Quarter Life
on Apr 8, 2013 in Quotes 20s Quarter Life Crisis Interior Designer Personal The Graduate Living the Quarter Life is like being tugged in opposite directions. Some people around your age--perhaps friends or classmates whom you used to play jackstones with during break times or people you were getting wasted with during your party hey days...

Color Board: Summer 2013
on Mar 19, 2013 in tie-dye color story Graphic Design color swatch summer Pantone 2013 While some parts of the hemisphere are celebrating their "First of Spring", here in our local tropical islands we are melting under the heat of summer sunshine. I've noticed that this particular summer most people seem to either go for neons or paste...

Words from the Wise #2
on Mar 18, 2013 in Quotes Graphic Design Philosophy Words from the Wise Dorothy Draper Design ...

Triangle: The Stripes Alternative
on Mar 17, 2013 in Interior Design Wall triangle geometric shapes pattern Furniture Do you sometimes stare at your blank plain wall thinking what the hell you can do with it to spruce it up? Put up a new coat of another solid bright color? Paste a new layer of flowery wallpaper? Or go for "bold" and run some stripes on it? Alth...

The Many Faces of Julia
on Mar 13, 2013 in Interior Design Decorating Graphic Design Julia icon motif Furniture Fornasetti Humor Meet Julia. I'm sure somewhere along the way, you may have stumbled upon an Interior Design googled photo of this damsel here and one may even say that she's the alternate Mona Lisa...well at least the spoofed version of the woman with an enigmatic s...

Design Talk: Details #1
on Feb 23, 2013 in Interior Design details water Residential lighting Design Talk Do not be fooled by simplicity, especially when it comes to design. Sometimes the most simple, clean-looking or seamless appearance of a design consumes the most time of brain work. Concealing details and making them look as if they aren't there take...

Oriental Express: East Meets West
on Feb 7, 2013 in Decor lattice pattern East Meets West print Chinese Oriental Chinoiserie East meets West, gets a kid and the result is glorious. Back in design school I've always been fascinated with Chinoiserie. I loved how it complimented the French Rococo so beautifully and how it gives a touch of exotic-ness to classic decor. Good ol...

Birdcages in Interiors
on Feb 5, 2013 in Material Spotlight Interior Design Events chandelier Wallpaper pattern birdcage Decal lighting bird Symbolically birdcages can mean two things: if it's closed it can denote being confined or imprisoned while if opened (with some flock of birds bursting out just for added drama) may mean "being free at last". I guess this is the "charm" that continu...

Swinging 60s
on Feb 5, 2013 in Mid-Century Interior Design Ugly Betty 60s 1960 Modern color story color Chair Designer Chairology Furniture There was a time when retro-themed parties where all at rage and people would often come up dressed like a human character from Scooby Doo. When I was younger I didn't really appreciate the retro so much because I find the psychedelic and groovy patt...

Five for 5: The Cheesefest Edition
on Feb 3, 2013 in macaroon Valentines The Beatles The Body Shop music list Five for 5 film love Laduree food book ...

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