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Current Obsessions: Found Art

April 19, 2014

This past week, we looked at a DIY kitchen overhaul for under $500 and bunny decor for the design-minded. With Earth Day looming, we’re dedicating our next issue to eco-friendly and sustainable living. Until then, take a look at a few things we’ve got on our minds.

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Above: Naturally-dyed Easter eggs by David Stark.
  • Alexa hopes to someday visit the sculpture-filled New York loft of artist Hanna Eshel, whose work (and decades-long living quarters) has been discovered in late career. Her place is spotlighted on T Magazine and 1st Dibs.
  • No need to use chemicals this Easter; dye your eggs naturally with a How-To from Real Simple.
  • Our friends at Darby Smart created a kit for this DIY Stitched Table Runner designed by House of Earnest.
  • Saturday Night Live‘s Cecily Strong gets some home decorating help from the stylists at West Elm.
  • Sherry and John at Young House Love recently revamped their office (clever couple; they used a shade from our Happiness-Inducing Paint Palette).
  • When the desktop on Dalilah’s computer isn’t cluttered with pictures and folders, this work by Brit Brass is her screen saver (she discovered it on Design Love Fest, which offers a slew of free downloadable images to use as backgrounds for computers and phones).
  • Perfect for spring tables: Jadeite Plates made since 1959 in Ohio of hand-pressed glass. You can also find a bonanza of Vintage Jadeite on Etsy.
  • We wouldn’t mind downsizing if it were in any of these Tiny Houses.
  • The wooden floor fixation continues–we’ve been admiring prop stylist Joanna Lavén’s Stockholm apartment with its grand proportions and parquet.
  • Stuff for Your Home $20 and Under—a small, tasteful roundup that includes a marble utensil holder.
  • Meredith, Remodelista’s resident baker, is whipping up a batch of Double Chocolate Chip Cookie from Joy the Baker for her Easter party (Meredith, feel free to bring leftovers to the office.) 
  • Summer road trip? Here are 10 Vintage Trailers for sale in the classifieds on Tin Can Tourists.
  • Meet Sarah at the 17th annual Kitchens in the Vineyards event in Napa, where five homes located in the middle of wine country will open their doors for a home and garden tour. Sarah will be there signing Remodelista books on Saturday, April 26. Find out more details about the event here.

Go to Shades of Pastel to catch up on our most recent posts and don’t miss out on Gardenista’s Getting Ready for Easter issue.

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