Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Mildred Pierce.......more Deco

The story of Mildred pierce is going to be a 5 part mini-series, set in old Hollywood High Deco time period. I have been excitedly awaiting this because the very fabulous and talented Ann Roth is the costume designer. Ann Roth knows her stuff and also takes into account who the character is when fitting them into their costume.

Based on the novel by James M. Cain, reads, “after her cheating husband leaves her, Mildred Pierce proves she can become independent and successful, but can’t win the approval of her spoiled daughter."
Kate Winslet plays Mildred Pierce

Evan Rachel Wood plays Veda, the "spoiled daughter"

      The original film starred Joan Crawford and Ann Blyth. This role won Joan Crawford her only Oscar and gained her notoriety for playing an unusually independent womanly image for that time period, which was not the norm.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Take A Seat

Nestrest chairs by Daniel Pouzet and Fred Frety   site

 Some of my best ideas come to me when I am sitting still. Beautiful places to sit and beautiful furniture to sit in is all part of what can come from those divine moments of inspiration......here are some of my favorites

Bohemian Garden Party! Bohemian is a gypsy wood meaning good home. I love how cozy bohemian decor is.

Binta Armchair by Swiss Designer Philippe Bestenheider

I LUV tinted glass and bright colors......my dream dining area.

Nefertiti's vanity chair

I would sit here with ruffled lace and pink and baby blue ostrich feather in my hair.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Art Deco Inspiration

These are all Art Deco magazine covers. for your viewing pleasure. I love them and find myself really drawn to this era. Architexture, fashion, furniture, art.......all of it!
Their are so many beautiful covers, and these are some of my favorites.

I have this vintage print hanging in my bedroom     
I have this one in my bedroom too!



Dreamy Art Deco Magazine Covers for Asia Magazine by Frank McIntosh: