Posts Tagged ‘pattern’

Tuesday Huesday: daybed

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

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room decorated with yellow, tree-patterned wallpaper with a white painted daybed with green and blue patterned cover and cushions

This week’s Tuesday Huesday image is from an apartment available for let in Malmö, Sweden. The mix of strong, bright colours and patterns is just right – not jarring in the least.

Have a look at the estate agent’s website for more gorgeously decorated Scandinavian properties!

Coaster to Coaster

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

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selection of vintage 1960s/70s patterned tin coasters

Part of our bulk buy from Wooden Donkey included a whole host of lovely vintage drinks coasters.

selection of vintage 1960s/70s patterned tin coasters

There are a variety of makers, but all date from the 1960s/70s with classic Op art designs & colourful & bright stylised flowers.

selection of vintage 1960s/70s patterned tin coasters

Here are our five favourites – we’ve kept a set of the orange ones top right!

vintage 1960s/70s tin coaster with a red heart on a pink background vintage 1960s/70s tin coaster with orange and yellow stylised flower on a white background

vintage 1960s/70s tin coaster with concentric blue, green and yellow dot pattern

vintage 1960s/70s tin coaster with pink, purple and yellow flower on a dark green background vintage 1960s/70s tin coaster with op art pattern in shades of green

Others have been put on our website or will arrive there soon.

Tuesday Huesday: Orange You Lucky

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

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"ceramic dreams pattern" designed by illustrator Helen Dardik

Helen Dardik is a Ukrainian-born, Canada-based designer & illustrator. We’ve been fans of her work for ages and this new pattern of hers – ceramic dreams – is outstanding!