Thursday, July 14, 2011

Lily Inspiration: Anthology Magazine (again)

I know we just did a post about this magazine, but it was so darn good I had to do another.
I was so excited when I was in the Anthropologie shop in New York and came across Anthology. I had been seeing the magazine here and there on various blogs, but never really gave it a thought until there it was, right in front of me! I thought that I would adore it, and sure enough I did. I convinced Trish to carry it here at The Milkman's Daughter, so now you can come pick it up too! (We are the only supplier of this magazine here on the island! So proud!)

I thought it would be appropriate to spotlight this Spring 2011 issue, as I have been inspired by at least eight parts of the magazine (that I can think of right now.) I have narrowed it down to three, and at the same time am giving you a little peek into the magazine itself. Come by and get your copy, you won't regret it! It's really more like a home decor, inspiration, cookbook, people, places...everything awesome book. Not a magazine. It comes out quarterly, with the seasons, so you can be sure to get inspired all year round!

Apologies for any washed out photography, it is rainy here today and I just couldn't get good lighting!

Crazy quilts! Oh how they are so amazing. My mom and I have been collecting 1930's vintage reproduction, and various other quilting fabric, for quite some time. When I saw this quilt at the foot of the bed on page pictured above, I knew that was what I was going to make with it. The photo on the right is the start of my version.

I am admittedly obsessed with Anthropologie's style, so when I found out they recently opened up a store in Vancouver, I worked it in with a visit for my cousin's baby shower. There I found this cute kitchen timer! My boyfriend later pointed out, while flipping through the magazine, that it was the same one as on the door of the stove in this photo. Subconsious Anthology influences!

It was about two years ago that I did this family photo montage in my living room. I was glad to see it in Anthology done with thrift store find paint-by-numbers, still lifes, and landscape paintings. I am now inspired to do a similar collection above the headboard in my bedroom!

1 comment:

glenda said...

Cool projects Nicole!