Alabama Chanin

alabama chanin is a company that craft limited-edition products which are made-by-hand, using a combination of new, organic and recycled materials.
here are some pics of the things i like

i loved the quilt there is a chicken recipe  hand stitched on it



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collage chandelier

designed by” David Wiseman”

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Clicking kitchen Grip

designed by “Anderson Horta”


its availbale at bazar design


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Sharky Tea Infuser By Pablo Matteoda

got this from the design zen blog…

Pablo Matteoda own words: “INFUSION means to extract certain properties from an soluble ingredient such as tea leaves , herbs or fruit by soaking in liquid (water) until it gets saturated. So we can say that a infuser is the in charged of make this happen. This is a ludic point of view about the color given off from the phenomenon, which makes more interesting the waiting of the whole process.”



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Small Space Solution

The compact furniture was designed by four university students in May 2007 ..Taking up less space than 4 m2 including

“bookshelf, double bed, sofa or corner sofa, and a dinner table or sofa table”… and Other additional features included are: four stools, 12 seats, working space, a wardrobe, a cleaning products box, storage drawers and folder storage …

WOOOW! here are some pics

for more info visit Matroshka

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Top 10 Wall Treatments

got this from the apartment therapy.. love it ,, its affordable and could change the place..

here are the 10  ways

Masking tape “painted stripes”:


with common masking tape. The subtle yellow against the eggshell white resulted in a sophisticated dining room that nobody would suspect was created with!!



How about an aluminum foil treatment? Using glue and a hairdryer/heat gun, you can give your wall details a metallic finish.



this is like a  wall stickers its pretty much as simple as it comes. Affordable, non-permanent and available in a wide selection of styles, shapes and colors.



Mod Podge Wall Treatment: an AT reader used tissue paper, mod-podge and cut out images to transform her bland work place bathroom walls into a textured wallscape with lots of personality.



you can use pages from old books, magazines, postcards, greeting cards, sheet music…just about anything…and make your own wallpaper. Mix some Elmer’s Glue and some water, and you can apply knowing you’ll be able to remove this treatment later with some some warm water and a sponge.



you can use masking tape to create your own wall finish.



fabric wall treatment

scissors and liquid starch and bring some warm texture and colour without permanence


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If the idea above sounds a little too involved, you could always just stretch and mount complimentary fabric panels onto foam core and hang them on the wall using double stick poster tape. It’s like FLOR tiles for your wall.



using a huge tiled poster size panels or even your picture though it sounds weird!



chalk board paint.. im not sure we have it here but ill see .. cuz i want to paint my room’s door with it :D!

thats it


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A New “Old” House Tour

The New York Times 1.30.09

this house is designed by the architect Gil Schafer’s its a new old house in Millbrook, New York. The traditional-looking country house was built in 1999 — but has fooled many as it blends into the neighborhood of Greek revival homes that are over 100 years old…

here are the pics .. enjoy…

photos by-Phil Mansfield

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