Current Obsessions: March Madness by

Issue 64 · Loft Living · March 24, 2013

Current Obsessions: March Madness

Issue 64 · Loft Living · March 24, 2013

As March winds down, here's what's piquing our interest: botanical bacchanalia, people wearing vegetation, furniture with handbag fasteners, and more.

• Taking a quick look inside this single-family brownstone at St. Marks Place.

Above: Wishing we could patronize the Onico Hair and Nail Beauty Salon in Osaka by Ryo Isobe, spotted on Dezeen.

Above: Julie spotted this series of Old People Wearing Vegetation by Riittai Konen and Kroline Hjorth on Swiss Miss.

• Planning on ordering a copy of The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart (author of the best-selling Wicked Plants)—the NY Times says she "shows the sexier side of the garden."

• Sarah is whipping up some Marjoram Sauce with Capers and Green Olives from the new book Vegetable Literacy. (Check it our for Michelle's bossy take on a soup recipe.)

• We've noticed the trend toward seeking solutions to everyday inconveniences on Pinterest; here's a list of 40 of the Most-Pinned Problem Solving Products.

Apiece Apart Clothing Collection for F/W 2013, Remodelista

Above: Alexa is wishing away spring and summer just to get a little closer to Apiece Apart's Fall Collection.

Blue Painted Staircase in Greece, Remodelista

Above: Ombre, chalkboard, and more DIY Decorating Ideas for Staircases; for more inspiration, see our own Gallery of Stairways.

Grand Cabinetry Inspired by Handbag Clasps, Remodelista

Above: Admiring designer Mathieu Gustafsson and cabinet maker Niklas Karlsson's collaboration with Grand—featuring hardware inspired by handbag clasps.

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