The Wallpapers of Marthe Armitage

I saw a little story is this weekend’s WSJ Magazine about a wonderful English wallpaper artist, Marthe Armitage , who has a cool collaboration with Jo Malone  coming out this summer.  The best part? Martha is 86.  And has only really gained notoriety in the last 10 years!  Talk about an inspiration for never giving up on doing the thing you love most, you never know when you wills trike it hot!  Her papers are still produced by her and her daughter in her studio in England (and some are now available digitally printed, all through historical wallpaper dealers Hamilton Weston).
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LINDSEY’S KITCHEN: THE FINAL REVEAL!

Hi again EOS readers! I’m super excited to finally share our finished kitchen with you guys. It took a little longer than expected (not surprising for any renovation – even less so when you’re doing the work yourselves) but Eric and I are really happy with the results. We hope you like it too!

As a reminder, here’s what the kitchen looked like when we bought the house:

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Sweet Inspiration

I am a frustrated baker at heart. I have always LOVED baking, and wish I could translate my creativity and art skills into amazing cakes. Alas, I do not have the time- and when I do, I often get so frustrated by working with icing that I give up and just eat the hot mess I’ve created. So I am in awe with the work of baker/artist/pastry wizard Alana Jones-Mann in Los Angeles.  She makes such incredible cakes and bakes goods- many with clear influences from the design world! Here are a few of my favorites paired with interior compliments!

Can yuo EVEN with this palm leaf wallpaper cake? Because I can’t.
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The wallpaper it’s based on.

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I mean, Pinterest gold people. GOLD.

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Tapping Out.

I’m so sorry guys but I’m gonna have to tap out for a few days- I’m still sick and Henry isn’t sleeping and it’s created a shitstorm, for lack of a better word, in my world right now.  I have to focus for a couple days on getting myself better and getting him to sleep in order to even begin to think creatively.  Lindsey will be posting her kitchen renovation soon, maybe even in the next couple days, so at least we all have that to look forward to (it’s really good…)

Bear with me as I find my footing this week and I promise to be back as soon as I can, guns a-blazin’.

Love,

Erin