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Head over to my Etsy to check out a petticoat garden light, my latest creation: And other groovy things you can't live without... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2019 at So Sylvie
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The chair that had many incarnations... Dressed for winter... Lost under a pile on re-decor day... And finally, left behind on moving day... And now, a pair of French Bergere chairs... They were a steal, of course :) Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2018 at So Sylvie
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Champagne for 999 sales on So Sylvie Etsy! New stock daily!!! Vintage Australian Royal Blue Ensign Flag British Bowler Hat Embroidered Chinese Shoes Mid Century Dining Chairs Large Needlepoint Purse 1950s Floral Cotton Day Dress Floral Needlepoint Pillow 1920s Ribbon... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at So Sylvie
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Celebrating the red bed, here are some happy rooms to get you motivated for springtime :) Carina Olander Designer Kelley McDowell, House Beautiful Fine Little Day - Source Principles Of Home by Kevin McCloud Source Photo: Megan Thompson Photographer Joanna... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at So Sylvie
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Worldwide Walls: If you build it, they won't come. Photo of baby Kikito peers over the border fence in Tecate, Mexico ~ by French artist JR Ana Teresa Fernandez “erasing” the border between the United States and Mexico in Tijuana.... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2018 at So Sylvie
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The petite Woodsist Festival -- founded by the indie record label Woodsist -- has been an annual event in Big Sur for the past six years. Sadly, with the Soberanes wildfire raging nearby, the show had to be relocated at... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at So Sylvie
Love to you Scarlett!
Toggle Commented Jan 18, 2017 on Cloche To You at So Sylvie
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My accidental cloche -- I found a moth on my floor, the Victorian note spike and the bell jar were at hand. C'est tout. This vignette will change many times, I'm sure. Enjoy some other cloche still-lifes (lives?), beautiful in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2017 at So Sylvie
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If it ain't baroque don't fix it!! 17th Century Antique Brussels Baroque Tapestry Pillow 18th Century French Tapestry Pillow 17th Century Antique Brussels Tapestry Pillow 17th Century Antique Brussels Tapestry Pillow 19th Century Tapestry Pillow 18th Century Aubusson Antique Tapestry... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2016 at So Sylvie
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Cozy, snugly, enveloping, embracing, cloaking, swaddling... these are some of the words that come to mind when I think of this quaint 1790 whaler's cottage near Sag Harbor Village, New York (interior: Michelle R. Smith, Studio MRS). The chilly weather... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2016 at So Sylvie
Lucky boy! I do believe that it was you who first turned me on to Hilma's work.
Toggle Commented Sep 8, 2016 on Hoarders Without Borders at So Sylvie
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There's still time to catch the exhibit The Keeper, through September 25th at the New Museum (235 Bowery, NY), curated by provocateur Massimiliano Gioni. "Densely packed with thousands of objects and images lovingly preserved by artists, collectors or hoarders..." —... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at So Sylvie
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I'm always open to expanding my knowledge of recycled book art. I was at the local library the other day and they had a great exhibit on folded book art that drew me in instantly. A random opportunity presented itself.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at So Sylvie
Avec plaisir my friend :)
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Chilean born maestro of interiors has a new book coming out from Assouline press, focusing on his own homes in France and New York: Juan Pablo Molyneux: At Home Molyneux in his office at his 12thc. château. The Régence chair... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at So Sylvie
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My new (ancient) house in France is featured in World Of Interiors magazine (see cover). They also included a barn conversion that I did in Provence. Details to follow! Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2016 at So Sylvie
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I'm rushing to get this post in! There are only three hours left in the month, and luckily it's a leap year or I wouldn't have made it! I started my blog, a friendly place for me to visit, ten... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2016 at So Sylvie
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claire basler open studio 2018 Join us for a breath of French air! Spend a relaxing week this fall with a petite group in the French countryside visiting the home of France's queen bee of the painted flower, Claire Basler, touring villages and dining on local cuisine. Participants will have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2016 at artful france
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**NOTE** Get in touch if you're interested in joining us for Claire Basler's Open House, September 2018. www.artfulfrance.com If you've ever wanted to visit Claire Basler's magical home and studio in France you have time to make plans. This year's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at So Sylvie
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merci merci merci merci merci merci merci merci Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2016 at So Sylvie
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Announcing Marcel's Designs, cool street wear, skateboarder, hipster t-shirts for kids and adults, handmade by Marcel! He'll be debuting his line at Winterpalooza at the Museum of Art & History December 18th, downtown Santa Cruz! He's happy to make baby... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at So Sylvie
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Look for Marcel's Designs at the Winterpalooza Teen Art Market - December 18th, 4-8pm 705 Front Street, Santa Cruz custom orders accepted. for more info: marcello [at] marcelsdesigns [dot] com shop Marcel's Designs at Cool Hip Kids Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at Marcel's Designs
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There's some new inventory in my Etsy shop. Here's the Winter 2015 LookBook! vintage alpaca sweater purple crinkle silk outfit men's vintage wedding coat, made in bangkok antique cloisonné bangle 19th century iroquois beaded pin cushion antique silk brocade sherpa... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2015 at So Sylvie
The chimes of freedom flashing, flashing for the warriors whose strength is not to fight, flashing for the refugees on the unarmed road of flight... for the aching whose wounds cannot be nursed for the countless confused, accused, misused, strung-out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at So Sylvie