hunt & gather: valentine’s day gift guide

whether you’re celebrating with a significant other this year, or just want to get a fellow single friend a little gift, we have gathered up some sweet options to show them some love!

  1. venice basket in fuchsia via eliza gran studio
  2. pom pom metal clasp bracelet via shop latitude
  3. quote lumbar pillow via all modern
  4. burnin’ for you matchbox via the social type
  5. ‘play red’ eau de parfum via comme des garcons
  6. polka dot ring dish via etsy (modernmud)
  7. hamsa incense holder via free people
  8. bamileke feather headdress via safari fusion
  9. love potion #1 candle via urban outfitters

 

 

aesthetically speaking: whimsical decor

we love when rooms have elements of whimsy! it can be one thing or a group of items that can make a room standout in a special way, many times with wit and other times just over the top fascination! that’s the beauty of whimsical decor! we especially love vintage and newer pieces that don’t take design rules seriously! decorating should be fun, and you should fill your home with things that you love! so, let your personality shine through in 2016 by decorating with whimsy! it will make your rooms more warm and inviting! take a look at some whimsical inspiration below to get you thinking out of the box for the upcoming new year and let us know your favorites in the comments section!

fish light sculpture via kishani perera blog

fish sculpture over dining table via mydomaine

vintage ceramic double elephant lamp via rummage

vintage ceramic double elephant lamp via rummage

female and male illustrations via kishani perera blog

female and male illustrations via domino

surete du quebec police shooting target via rummage

surete du quebec police shooting target via rummage

 whimsical hands via kishani perera inc

vignette of whimsical hands via kishani perera inc.

ceramic rubber glove via rummage

ceramic rubber glove mold via rummage

sara gilbane interiors via kishani perera blog

whimsical end table in living room by sara gilbane interiors via savvy home

vintage style crate wood side table via rummage

vintage style crate wood side table via rummage

 parisian perch figurines via kishani perera blog

parisian perch figurines via vogue

vintage brass pagoda statues via rummage

vintage brass pagoda statues via rummage

serax cactus vase via kishani perera blog

serax cactus vase via zilverblauw

fabric palm tree via rummage

fabric palm tree via rummage

tony duquette splashing water chandelier via kishani perera blog

tony duquette splashing water chandelier via remains lighting

hot off the press: better homes and gardens

we are so excited to finally share the feature of kishani’s home in the september issue of better homes and gardens! it is always an honor to be featured in the magazine, but getting to share her own space makes it extra special. she also shares some tips on vintage treasure hunting and how to achieve an eclectic look in your own home. thank you again to better homes and gardens for the opportunity to share her home!

hot off the press: editor at large

we were so excited to be part of the las vegas market designer’s guide to the city by the editor at large! we must admit we won’t miss the heat of vegas this week, but we sure will miss the market and the mini-getaway from los angeles! even though we can’t make it, we must share some of our favorite spots to check out if you’re there! see below for our suggestions.las vegas market summer 2015 designer's guide

las vegas market summer 2015 designer's guidelas vegas market summer 2015 designer's guide

aesthetically speaking: feather trend

over the years at rummage, we have been very partial to vintage peacock decor because we love the design and colors that are found from the plumage of these fine feathered friends! lately, we’ve been seeing that feathers themselves are emerging as a trend not only in fashion, but also in the home. everything form art to decorative elements are making use of feathers in very beautiful and whimsical ways. you know what they say, birds of a feather flock together! so, whose loving this trend as much as we are? let us know in the comments!

peacock wall art via kishani perera blog

peacock wall art via phillips collection as spotted by the english room

 feather bloom via kishani perera blog

feather bloom wallpaper in golden plum via schumacher

nude and speckled feather wall hanging via kishani perera blog

nude and speckled feather wall hanging via kristen leigh baker

kate mcgwire feather art via kishani perera blog

kate mccgwire feather art via twisted sifter

3 tier chestnut feather bracket via kishani perera blog

3 tier chestnut feather bracket via dransfield & ross

hunt studios icarus tile via kishani perera blog

hunt studios icarus tile via filmore clark

vintage mardi gras feather mask via rummage

1960’s vintage mardi gras feather mask via rummage

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aesthetically speaking: think outside the box

stop putting away your jewelry and accessories! instead, think outside the box…literally! let your treasures shine and be seen! we’ve taken a few vintage items from around our shop to showcase how easily you can do this, plus added some of our favorite inspiration from around the web to give you more ideas! we think you’ll find numerous ways to have things at a perfect glance when you are getting ready before work or a night out on the town! what idea will you try? let us know in the comments!

monica lauren jewelry via kishani perera inc

if you love to layer several pieces of jewelry, our vintage dress form floor lamp allows you to see their stunning beauty before you put it on yourself!

vintage les lunettes sunglasses via rummage

our vintage robert filoso mannequin was the perfect eye wear model for us! it helped us visualize how these vintage les lunettes sunglasses in our shop would frame the face. vintage mannequins can also model your hats and bracelets just as easily!

body sculpture via kishani perera blog

if a mannequin is too big to have in your space, consider a sculpture to adorn your jewelry! via design sponge

hand of buddha jewelry stand via kishani perera blog

sometimes all you need is a good hand! via brunette braid

animal decor via kishani perera

we’ve found that animal decor is a creative and unexpected way to display jewelry! this brass bird’s neck works great, but other ideas are elephant trunks, deer antlers and giraffe necks! via pop sugar

shadow boxes via kishani perera blog

shadow boxes make your jewelry into wall art! via better homes and gardens

vintage cake stand via kishani perera blog

vintage cake stand via inbal designs

glass cloche jewelry storage via kishani perera blog

glass cloche jewelry storage via pottery barn

antique wood spanish chandelier via rummage

we happen to think that a chandelier is a great place to showcase jewelry from above! via rummage

vintage tea cups and saucers via kishani perera blog

vintage tea cups and saucers via broke and healthy

vintage shoe molds via kishani perera blog

we thought these shoe molds were such a novel idea for holding large amounts of necklaces! via french by design

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hot off the press: sunset magazine

we want to start our week off with a big thank you to sunset magazine for featuring one of our favorite bathroom remodels and including us in their ’14 ways to revamp your bathroom’ list! see below for our tip, and thank you again to sunset magazine for the feature!

aesthetically speaking: double duty bar carts

bar carts aren’t just for holding liquor and bar items these days! they can do double and sometimes even triple duty in a variety of rooms as chic and functional solutions for storage and displaying items. anytime an item can do that is something we can all celebrate, especially if you live in a small space! we’ve rounded up some creative ways that you can use a bar cart around a home. do you have an idea not shown here? let us know in the comments!

bar cart as side table via kishani perera blog

bar cart as side table via apartment therapy

bar cart as side table via kishani perera blog

bar cart as side table via hgtv

bar cart as nightstand via kishani perera blog

bar cart as nightstand via apartment therapy

bar cart as nightstand via kishani perera blog

bar cart as nightstand via rue magazine

bar cart as bookcase via kishani perera blog

bar cart as bookcase via better homes and gardens

bar cart for kitchen storage via kishani perera blog

bar cart as kitchen storage via design sponge

bar cart for kitchen storage via kishani perera blog

bar cart as kitchen storage via better homes and gardens

 bathroom bar cart via kishani perera blog

bathroom bar cart via house to home

bathroom bar cart via kishani perera blog

bathroom bar cart via pink peonies

art deco bar cart 1 via kishani perera inc.

this art deco bar cart via rummage can certainly do double duty, but there is also a bonus feature!

art decor bar cart 2 via kishani perera inc.

…it has a removable serving tray, which makes it great for entertaining in any room of your home! cheers to that…make it a double for me!

hot off the press: domaine home

2015 is starting off right for us, thanks to domaine home! they just featured a project of ours from last year and we are so excited to share it via one of our favorite design websites. we spent one full year working with a developer to renovate this stunning home in the palisades and loved the end result. thank you again to domaine home for the wonderful honor! see below for some of our favorite features, and here for the full article.

 

hunt & gather: holiday gift guide for kids

one of our favorite holiday gift guides to put together every year is the one for kids, they are so much fun to shop for! we love finding ideas that help spark their imagination, sense of wonder, creativity and awakens the magic they feel during this joyous season. i hope you’ll agree that these ideas for kids are what make the holidays so much fun to celebrate with little ones around.

holiday gift guide for kids via kishani perera blog

  1. maileg rolling scooter & sidecar set via barneys new york
  2. petit pehr felted wool mobile via smitten for the wee generation
  3. babylit book set via juniper books
  4. viddy pinhole camera kit via the pop-up pinhole co.
  5. hector serrano’s finger puppets via a+r
  6. toothbrush buddies via uncommon goods
  7. a teepe to call your own via land of nod
  8. woven play star feather headband via lost & found