Lu Lu Licious

Modern Shapes Letterpress Print and Modern Stones Letterpress Print While searching on Etsy the other night, I found this letterpress print shop, Luludee. Its one of those shops that I feel like I visited before or posted about before, so I searched the site but it turns out I haven’t, so I thought now would … Continue reading


This video is so interesting. It shows the making of an Eames fiberglass chair circa 1970. I love the background music too.

Gifts that Ship Quick

Already feeling the time crunch for holiday shopping? Going out of town early and need your gifts as soon as possible? Nest Living has you covered! If you are looking to support small business and happen to have some modern-hunters on your present list this year, then look no further. Click here to find great … Continue reading

Shop of the Day…Mimi

Absence No. 12 Michele Bosak’s shop, Mimi is the shop of the day. Michele’s clean compositions and imagery lend itself to the modern objects that she often displays in her work (including that fab orange chair). For more from Michele Bosak, click here for her papernstitch storefront, here for her Etsy shop, or here for … Continue reading

Handmade Modern Furniture

I just stumbled on Michael Arra’s work, while checking my super-full RSS reader over the weekend. There was a post on Etsy Love about him. And I have FALLEN for his handmade furniture, especially the two pieces above. That table is to die for, and so inexpensive…I must have it! Here’s what Michael had to … Continue reading

Old vs. New

This is my favorite picture of our backyard. The picture was taken during the winter, so everything was dead and dreary. Now our backyard looks like a rainforest and all the plants are flourishing. Anyway, one of the best things about our yard is this shed, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t dream about … Continue reading

Mod Ribbon Spool Display Cubbies

So, I was staring at this pile of ribbon this weekend thinking about how I could use it for a new tutorial. It may come as no surprise that I love reusing things that I already have laying around the house. I don’t like to throw things away if I don’t have to, so coming … Continue reading


Tone Chairs These chairs are beautiful (my favs are the first and second ones from the left). They were created using skills established in Japanese culture. I want two in every color. 🙂 Here’s another shot: Tone Chairs I really enjoy the clean, modern lines of these chairs juxtaposed against the very natural element of … Continue reading

Shop Tour…Nest Living

I am so excited to be able to have Paper N Stitch’s very first shop tour on my very favorite shop, Nest Living. If you have seen my house you know that this is true. Nest Living is an organic modern furniture, lighting, and home decor shop/ studio located in historic 5 Points in Jacksonville, … Continue reading

Sneak Peek

I wanted to leave you today with a sneak peek of a post I have coming up tomorrow….a shop tour of my favorite store, Nest Living. Time to get excited!

For the Birds

Image c/o Modern Bird Houses There are some really bad birdhouses out there, but all the cute little birdies shouldn’t have to suffer because of it.  They deserve great design too and this has to be my absolute favorite bird house that I have come across. It’s from Modern Bird Houses. What makes these so … Continue reading

Modern Quilts

Bedeviled Art Quilt from Modern Quilts and Brown Blurt Art Quilt from Modern Quilts  When I was a little girl, I use to sit at my grandmother’s kitchen table and watch her sewing away. She would make quilts for me and my brother for different occasions, and at the time they were under-appreciated. But now … Continue reading

Sippin’ on Sunshine

It has been unbelievably hot here in Florida this last month. So hot, in fact, that I have only been going outside if I have to. Its times like this that I wish I had a pool and all these outdoor furniture pieces to go with it. While only a few are anywhere near my … Continue reading