Now even your water rings can be flower themed. Sakurasaku glass by 100%. Via MocoLoco.
I’m always struggling to find homes for my houseplants away from our baseboard heaters. Imagine if a blast of dry heat actually encouraged flowers to bloom. They’re not live blooms, but the wallpaper from Shiyuan Design with Life has flowers printed with heat-sensitive inks that bloom when the radiator is on. Now that’s hot. Via MocoLoco.
I love the look and tactile nature of letterpress printing, and I’m fascinated by old herbal remedies. So it’s only fitting that I love these Notes to Grow On by Lizard Press on Etsy. Based on botanical illustrations from the German incunabula period [1450-1500AD], the cards come with a small packet of seeds. Lovely!
Right now: Loving Welcoming the Flowers by poet and performer John Giorno, a set of screenprinted poems in 18 parts. Although I feel a need to defend some of les fleurs, (why are lupins self serving and unkind?) I love the bold, cheerful colours in constrast with the somewhat morbid sentiments expressed. Via MocoLoco.
Maybe this is what we outdoor-only gardeners need — although I wonder if unsatisfactory watering methods are the sole cause of my houseplants’ untimely deaths. I guess it couldn’t be helping. Botanicalls, a system still in the testing stage, is designed to help keep plants alive. Developed by four students at New York University’s interactive […]
It could just be because I covet everything turquoise, but I am seriously loving the Petal Pillow by Chiasso. It’s like a pompom dahlia, but square. And made of felt. Mmmm…. felt. Nummy.
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I love old school botanical illustrations, but have always stopped short of hanging them on my walls. Maybe I’ve just never found ones that are interesting or bizarre enough for my taste. But when I saw Wolfie and the Sneak’s new posters, Fungi and Pods, below, I was smitten. Soon to be gracing my walls: […]