At the moment, I am currently frolicking around the island of Corfu, in Greece. By frolicking, I mean walking a heck of a lot, being totally star-struck by the insane beauty of this place and, well, thinking about furniture. Oh, and sitting by the pool, wishing it was just a few degrees warmer. Sadly, despite all those years living in Ottawa, I find it hard to sit in a bikini when it is 20 degrees (68 degrees fahrenheit for all my cross-border friends). Just a bit cool for this Canadian wuss.
But see? It is beautiful. I took this on my walk yesterday.
But guess what? There is also a bunch of neat upholstery/furniture/hardware stuff to see here in Greece as well. I’m sure that all of you at some time or another have seen the infamous “Greek key” fabric, like in these lovely pillows from Etsy.
And to be fair, I have seen that print everywhere here. On my bathmat, in shops in town, on, juice boxes (okay, fine, I made that one up). It’s everywhere. At any rate, after arriving in Greece, I found a few treasures of my own – in my very own hotel room. (more…)