Curated Cragislist: A Folk Art & Mid-Century Mix

Rattan, textiles, and folk pieces are a few of my favorite art forms, so I’m loving this particular Curated Craigslist. And as a fan of Mexican Otomi textiles in particular, I was obviously inspired to create a new collection when I found an Otomi upholstered Mid-Century chair. I threw in a few folk art pieces, like a ceramic llama and alebrije figurine for a bit of extra “cultura”, a Mid-Century sofa and set of side tables, and some extra woven pieces. As I mentioned in my first CC post, this blog is truly about my love of vintage and things … Continue reading Curated Cragislist: A Folk Art & Mid-Century Mix

Layering with Textiles: Bedding with Global Flair

It may not be clear yet on The Tufted (sarcasm), but I am a lover of all things textiles–especially those of cultures whose design aesthetic is full of patterns, color, and any interesting beadwork or applique. I enjoy collecting different pieces, whether they be tapestries, rugs, or blankets, and am always inspired by design articles that feature them. Recently, an Apartment Therapy home tour inspired me to round up bedrooms that add culture and character to their bedding through global textiles: I’m not entirely sure what to call the tapestry thrown over this duvet–it may be a Kantha quilt and … Continue reading Layering with Textiles: Bedding with Global Flair