17.3.09

{seaside sophistication}

Always loved the look of delicate capiz shells, especially when used in new ways: whether as outdoor lighting, or a pretty room divider, the pearly iridescence adds an air of seaside sophistication . . .

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24 Comments:

Blogger SimplyGrove said...

These 2 rooms are Gorg!!!

March 18, 2009  
Blogger The_Unemployed_Stylist said...

I love that coffee table book holder...

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Theresa und Eva-Maria said...

Wonderful pictures - like always!! And I really like this gadget you used in this post! May I be so brisk and use it in my blog? I would love it!!!

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Freshly Found said...

These are wonderful - white, light and lots of natural!

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Julie said...

Me too. I also love shells. They reminded me of my vacations to the tropical.

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

the shells are so beautiful, what chic & elegant rooms too! so lovely

March 18, 2009  
Blogger That Girl Designs said...

Couldn't agree more.

March 18, 2009  
Blogger nina said...

Capiz shells have been around for years...but they still are fabulous when done right...like in these photos :-)

March 18, 2009  
Anonymous kerri j. said...

Beautiful photos. Capiz shells are so delicate and shimmery. Love the beachy allure.

March 18, 2009  
Blogger A Day That Is Dessert said...

My grandparents have capiz shells hanging in little windows by their front door; I've always loved them.

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Dana said...

Hello dear! Lovely place.

I've just opened a new blog, http://www.decolove.tk I was wondering if you want to exchange links?

Thanks!

Love,

Dana (Chic Banana)

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Rebecca June said...

Who really can resist the capiz shell curtains...delicate and yet make quite the statement all at once! LOVE!

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Mary Jo from TrustYourStyle said...

Oh this is just gorgeous! It makes me want to run out and get white capize shells for my house!

March 18, 2009  
Anonymous automatism said...

Lovely as always — and I've always been mad about capiz shells, too!

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Anna said...

I love the chandelier in the first picture!

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

wow those two rooms are so beautiful!

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Kosmopolight said...

Beautiful! I bought a capiz lamp to hang above my bed a while ago and still haven't put it up. You've inspired me to get moving :)

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Beautiful lamp! How are ya? I've missed you, been oh-so-busy. Happy week!
xoxo

March 18, 2009  
Blogger Beth Boudin said...

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March 19, 2009  
Blogger {this is glamorous} said...

Theresa und Eva-Maria – thank you! And of course – please feel free to use the gadget

nina – thank you!

Dana - left you a comment :)

Melissa – Very well, thanks for asking! Same here, and busy, busy as well – the weeks just seem to fly by! Happy week to you as well!

Beth Boudin – so glad to hear it, and thanks so much! Looking forward to your visits.

March 19, 2009  
Blogger annechovie said...

Beautiful! I love capiz shells and have a very special little dish I bought at Liberty of London almost 20 years ago made of capiz. Thanks as always for your visit and sweet comment!

March 19, 2009  
Anonymous Tara Diane said...

Oh, I love the hanging shell wall. I always used to want those stupid door beads when I was younger, these are a nice grown-up version of them, hehe.

March 20, 2009  
Blogger Jessie Cacciola said...

so clean. great space. thanks.

March 20, 2009  
Blogger Maryam in Marrakesh said...

ooh yes, love Capiz. I have a capiz curtain and I have stayed at the place in the top photo -it's in Essouira.

April 01, 2009  

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