April 05, 2012

Colorful World- In the Kitchens

I am obssessed with kitchens & dining areas. We know it is the heart of the home but I also believe it is one space where creativity can really shine. It is a casual space where friends and family come together and you are not confined to rules or parameters - it is THE space where creatitivy, individuality and self expression can really shine in your home.  Our espadrilles, ballet flats are just as colorful and self expressive as these kitchens. These themes are very Valentina. I found these on Coco Kelley - a lifestyle site I love. Yummy rooms!

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April 05, 2012

Colorful World - Ombre!

I am watching the pattern treatment called ombre pop up everywhere! Chairs, fashion, fabrics....cakes!  I am thinking about doing some Spring ballet flats for 2013 inspired by this slight ethereal treatment. It is so soft yet so bold - it's a perfect mix for Valentina!

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March 05, 2012

Kid Bits

. Came across this in Pinterest and I liked the clean, modern, simplicity of it. As an advocate of artists and self expression, (see my daughter's handy canvas here), I am always trying to find ways to show my children's artwork and  this is a good way to honor your child's work in a fresh way.

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