Monday's Pretty Things


Sometimes these Monday’s Pretty Things posts practically write themselves. So many things I bookmarked this week shared the same shade of coral!

Circus Decorated Envelope by Nasya Kopteva of Fish Mail Art
Circus Decorated Envelope by Nasya Kopteva of Fish Mail Art

Vintage Kantha Quilt via Niki-Jones
Vintage Kantha Quilt via Niki-Jones

Madame Monsieur Necklace no.26 by La Camille via Minikin
Madame Monsieur Necklace no.26 by La Camille via Minikin

Doll in Coral Dress from Moemoe made
Doll via Moemoe Made

Page from Applique Your Way Appliqué Your Way 35 Pretty Projects and Patterns  By Kayte Terry,Photographs by Jennifer Causey

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Monday's Pretty Things

MONDAY’S PRETTY THINGS :: A Soft Pastel Palette

Vis and Veg cookbook via BloesemVis & Veg cookbook, as seen on Bloesem.

leslie shewring photograph seen on Decor8 Photo of flowers and notions by Leslie Shewring, as seen on decor8

calm neutral bedroom via an-magritt This is the bedroom of blogger An-Magritt’s daughter. Isn’t it light and lovely? It truly may be the most beautiful room I have seen in a long, long time. It’s definitely worth seeing the other photos of the bedroom, here. So, so wonderful! A perfect use of pastels.

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MONDAY’S PRETTY THINGS :: Here’s to 2012

It’s been too long since I posted an edition of “Monday’s Pretty Things”. Let’s start this year off with a short list — just two photos. (It’s still a list if there are only two things, right?)

I love winter scenes like this one, which at first glace look as though they’ve been shot in black and white.  Such an achingly beautiful stand of birch trees.

Birch Trees in winter via Scandinavian blog Helt Enkelt

via Helt Enklet

The pure light in this next image is so clean and beautiful, a bright contrast to the cloudy, grey day above. Plus, I was especially attracted to this photograph because of the colors — mustard (of course!) against white.

white wood, mustard candle, sparkle grey heart, and star fabric via moa og kaffekoppen

via moa og kaffekoppen

Want to see more pretty things? I don’t blame you…two images barely whets your appetite for inspiration! ;)


Anthropologie tour via iPhone Photos

Sis(in-law) Hannah and I went to Anthropologie last week — can you believe it was my first time there since I moved to Florida at the end of February?! Too ridiculous. I used to go all the time when we lived in California, and I definitely want to get back in the habit.

As you can see, I was shamelessly enthusiastic and clicked a bunch of snapshots with my phone. (Click to see all fifteen photos.)

Anthropologie iPhone photos

Anthropologie iPhone photos

Anthropologie iPhone photos

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Monday's Pretty Things


Happy Monday! Today marks the launch of a brand-new weekly series here on Oaxacaborn: Monday’s Pretty Things! Hope you enjoy this little dose of loveliness.

Aqua Orange Baby Shower via Lovely Little DetailsOrange and Aqua Baby Shower via Lovely Little Details 

I saw the above photo on Pinterest, and then went over to Lovely Little Details to see more. Oh my goodness! What a stunning party. You must view the other stunning baby shower images. I’ve never seen anything like it!

whimsical fabric, plush creatures made from fabric scrapsFabric Creatures via Rain & Shine // Umbrella Prints

These whimsical creatures caught my eye. Aren’t they fun? Umbrella Prints hosted a contest to see what people would make from fabric trimmings. I loved these little animals; check out the other beautiful projects fashioned from fabric scraps.

Luxury Tribal Ethnic Tote Bag made from Vintage Hmong Baby Carrier Fabric via LuxuryLannaCrafts on Etsy

Tribal Ethnic Tote Bag via Luxury Lanna Crafts

I really like Hmong textiles. (Did you see the adorable Hmong baby outfit I posted a while ago?) This pretty bag was sewn from a vintage Hmong baby carrier. There are so many more amazing Hmong textile bags in this Etsy shop — go look! I wanted to post them all.

thailand textile bag and skirt via kinderkamer on bloesem kids Thai Embroidery Bag via KinderKamer on Bloesem Kids

I saw this Thai embroidered bag on Bloesem Kids. It’s a photo from one of the many gorgeous nurseries/kids’ rooms styled by Dutch interior designer KinderKamer. I love her portfolio — she has so many good ideas!

woman in white dress holding armful of lavender via FuoriBorgo on flickrWoman with Lavender via Fuori Burgo

One thing I really miss about California is the lavender growing everywhere. There are few aromas more beautiful than the smell of fresh lavender, hot under the valley sun. Isn’t this picture from Fuori Borgo just gorgeous?

vintage-boathouse-wedding on ruffled blog - lavender bouquets wrapped in burlapLavender Bouquets from Seattle Boathouse Wedding on Ruffled

And finally, from Ruffled, these lavender bouquets are some of the loveliest wedding bouquets I’ve seen! I think the burlap and twine pairs absolutely perfectly with the lavender.

Stay tuned next week for more of Monday’s Pretty Things!