After being contacted by the designing-duo at J + G Design, I fell in love with their beautiful interior style and their adorable personal style – can you blame me? My favorite part of this is the tiny touch of red on the soles of Jennifer’s shoes.They were sweet enough to feature this on their Curatorial blog (an excellent source for interior design inspiration which will be on my daily reading list as of now!)
I may or may not have spent the last couple of days watching every show in HGTV’s Dear Genevieve’s last two seasons. And I have to hand it to her, her love of interior design is infectious*. It’s enough to make a girl switch over to painting lampshades all day.
*so imagine my glee when she retweeted my instagram of this illustration.
Today’s illustration is simple – drawing furniture was the first thing I’ve gotten paid to do - sketching concepts for an interior decorator. It’s like fashion, but in some sense it’s easier to draw stationary inanimate objects. I think illustration works great with pretty decor (check out Deborah Needleman’s 100% illustrated decorating book, for instance. I love it.) I added a little sparkle to this simple but pretty loveseat.
Excited about my Winsor and Newton paints – 1million x better than the cheapies. Not sure how I ended up with a brown lamp on a green table in front of a blue-and-pink stripe wall. Obviously having some color scheme issues…
Some concept work for Jacobson Interior Design. Check out their blog!
As I will soon be buying a new bookshelf with a built-in desk, I went Amazon-crazy this morning looking for some inspiring, pretty, creative books – from pretty travel books (meant for children, but such great illustrations!) sewing, decorating and fashion. I collected them in Amazon’s (amazing) wishlist feature. I’d love to be surrounded by all of these inspiring creative books! My absolute favorite discovery is the “Just Being Audrey” book, with gorgeous illustrations. I can’t wait to own it:
Here’s a few of the many (many) others I’d love to own…
As an exercise I took one of my favorite decor pins from pinterest, and drew it.
From start to finish: 1 hr.
I just love the purple and green together in this room!
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