1&2)Megan Park's spring/summer 2010 collection for women and girls.
3)The lovely Oaks that line the streets and fill the parks in my neighborhood in Savannah, Ga.
4,5&6)The printed pieces by textile designer Virginia Johnson that I love to wear and fill my house with!
7&8) The imagery and homewares from Anthropologie's February catalogue.
9&10) Photos by the great Deborah Mclinton for the Erica Tanov spring/summer 2006 catalogue, one of my favorite seasons for Erica's designs, and my favorite ET catalogue of all times - that I still look to for inspiration!
11) The Chie Mihara flat's I'm coveting for spring! oh they make me weak in the knees, and there never was a more comfortable shoe maker ever - in my past life (pre-baby when my career involved dressing well every day) I could wear there 3 inch heels all day long without any soreness (and my job was not one in which I got to sit often).
Below are a few of the sketches I've done with the help of my inspiration board. The scanned images of the drawings are always a bit lackluster to me, but the images come alive when I silkscreen the pigments on the paper - a reason I love my process, something about the way the pigment sits atop the paper and transforms a design into this brightly saturated image with a life of it's own. I will post images of the complete line when they are in there final form.
1)Savannah Oaks 2)Spring Flowers 3) Marsh Grasses