retro vs. vintage
I think what I love most about this space is the bright colors (no surprise there) and the semi-opaque cubbies. It reminds me of the Jetsons and I have good memories of the Jetsons… wondering when all of it would come true. By the way, real living space– jealous?
Not a real home but a mock up by Lux Interior including designs by Orla Kiely and Celia Birtwell. Perhaps it’s the wallpaper and bold prints that I love so much about this space. Anywho, the point is I can’t seem to stop thinking about the styles of yesteryear (why can’t they have taken 1000 pictures a week, like we do?) And here’s why: A fantastic friend gave me 3 boxes of sewing patterns she came across while cleaning out her mom’s house and I an endlessly grateful and indebted. The patterns span 1960’s through 1980’s, and to a seamstress, it’s one of the best gifts one could receive. My daughter and I have been scheming on what to make first. Here are a few of our favorites:
Now, to work on that 19 inch waist…