"I think, therefore I am"
Or as we like to say, "I think therefore, Ikat." Ok, ok, I may be a bit over-the-top. However, using what little philosophical knowledge I can wrap my brain around, Ikat never ceases to exist. It's the trend that never ends. One reason I am writing this post about the Ikat that we apparently can't get enough of... myself included, is to simply get Ikat out of my head. Yes, I think Ikat. Weird, but true. And this stuff is Rad... that's right, Rad (capital R).
These bowls are from Antropologie (we seem to be blogging about them a lot lately), and are strikingly similar to the chevron mug Erin Gates shared about on her blog Elements of Style.
Isn't it ah-mazing!? Ok, quit lusting over it for now, and let's redirect our focus to Ikat, or I may just shut-down from pattern overload.
Where I think an entire room of Ikat may be a wee bit [[ok, very much so]] over stimulating,
(sorry if you love it)
In small amounts such as pillows, blankets, rugs, etc. Ikat adds enough umph to a room to keep things interesting. I'm loving New York City designer Jeffrey Bilhuber's subtle approach by simply adding a toss pillow to throw the room together.
Photo: Jeffrey Bilhuber via Material Girls Blog
Here are some Ikat products I spotted on Amazon that keeps me swooning:
(Just click on the image if you want more info.)
I could wear those shoes every day!! Well, maybe every weekend. I can only dream of being a heel goddess, and I applaud the woman that is.