getting into the daily grind

whew! life is so much better without all the self imposed drama. i forgot for awhile that i love what i do! i was taking life way too seriously.

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just thought i’d share a couple samples that came in. these are glass beads that sparkle like crazy! it’s a really pretty wall covering (or anything for that matter) that’s made from crushed Murano glass. Colors are so vibrant and range from neutral to peridot to red!

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they sent these below too, they’re like a mica, they sort of look like mother of pearl and are also fantastic on walls.

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i’m still trying to get in touch with susie who designed this wallpaper below. i’m becoming obsessed with wall coverings.

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the satin is in for some of the benches, still waiting for the pink…

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working on chandeliers

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and these funky lamps

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these lights are little sculptures, some with a cute dark side! they’re by Amy at www.lionheartdesign.blogspot.com. She’s making some for the show with dollhouse furniture!

the jury’s still out on the flooring. of course i wanted to do marble tiles but everyone thinks that’s too ambitious/ridiculous. maybe. what do you think of these?

www.sisalrugs.com

or

www.flor.com

February 12, 2008. art, Chandeliers, Decorating, Design, Design Show, Dreams, Friends, New York, Uncategorized.

24 Comments

  1. Pink Heels replied:

    I would love to see what the glass looks like on a wall. I can’t say that I am familiar with the material. Do you have pictures of it in use?

  2. parisapartment replied:

    Hi Jennifer,
    No, I haven’t see it up, but it’s stunning in person and I bet it looks great on curved walls and inside moldings. I’m trying to get a nice big sample for the show so we can all see it!

  3. Alice W. replied:

    Love the wallpaper! I’ve never seen anything like it! Love your blog! Will be back!

  4. Elizabeth @ Elizabeth Anne Designs replied:

    Where on earth did you find that sparkly wallpaper? Do you think it would work for book coverings? I’d love to know the source if you don’t mind. :)

  5. Stephanie replied:

    Looking at your blog always lights up my day! Such beautiful things.

  6. Passementerie replied:

    How gorgeous! I am glad that it’s all back on and – most importantly – that you have support. It looks like it will be quite stunning and I can’t wait to see the finished product!

  7. AM replied:

    I actually ordered a couple of area rugs from http://www.sisalrugs.com – they’ll cut it to order and apply the border of your choice, so you’re not stuck with standard sizes/colors. Beautiful stuff and very helpful folks there. Your glass wall covering looks spectacular! where did you find it?

  8. Di Overton replied:

    You are so right to use those lamps by Amy they are truly gorgeous. I love her work and I love what you are doing there.

  9. Firefly Hill replied:

    Glad the show is back on ! I know it will be fab!

    Annie

  10. Felicia replied:

    Love those sculpture lamps :)

  11. ewix replied:

    What elegant, unusual glass tiles.
    Subtle lovely colors but how will they be used?
    Would love to see them in situ
    Greetings!

  12. y. replied:

    Hi there,

    I also adore that glittery wallpaper and all the lovely things you share on your blog. Thanks!

    I was reading my Parler Paris newsletter; there is a conference about living in France etc. in Miami this week. I wish I was there because I would go…just to get info…who knows where it could lead. Anyway, if you want to read about it: http://www.parlerparis.com/liveinfrance/LIF_Miami_AF_Feb_2008/index.html
    I hope you don’t mind me adding this to my comment.

  13. maryam in marrakesh replied:

    Amy’s lights are absolutely fabulous. I feel so lucky to have one!

  14. Jrizzo replied:

    Love this stuff.. you have to tell me who makes the crsuhed mica wall covering…
    Jen R

  15. Marilisa replied:

    oh! my dear…don’t worry i’m falling in love also with wallpaper and stickers too.go to my blog and you will see my wall.
    i think that cover the wall it0s amazing.
    love mary
    ps: sorry for my english!

  16. amanda replied:

    wow – love the glass/mica-like wall coverings. where can i purchase them?

  17. Joy replied:

    I’m back! :) The wallcoverings, I’m absolutely in love! Going back for more reading now….

  18. Alex replied:

    Please….. tell me where I can get the glass wallcovering!! I MUST have it!
    Awesome blog!
    XX

  19. claudia replied:

    I’m so glad you all love the glass wallpaper! I’m selling it by the yard. (Sells for $250). It will be up on my site very soon. Guess I better get going on it! Thanks for the feedback! It will be front and center over a headboard at the show. The great thing about it is that you don’t have to do the whole wall. I’m showing it inside a wall moulding with a sconce on it for added sparkles.
    xoc

  20. Vanessa replied:

    Are you also going to be selling the mother of pearl-like wallpaper? I’m trying to find an alternative to Maya Romanoff’s version.

  21. rosanna replied:

    hello i love the murano glass wallpaper. where do you get that, i would love to have it as my rooms wall paper. :)

    • Robbert replied:

      Hi I really love the Chrushed murano glass wallpaper but i cant’t find it with the link you showed . Where can i find it .

      Thanks

      Robbert
      Holland

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