Elizabeth St.

May 24, 2011 at 9:26 AM 4 comments

While searching around ETSY for little pieces to put on a client’s bookshelf, I came across the cutest shop:  Elizabeth St.  She makes the most adorable pinwheels and paper balls using old maps.

I would love to put these as a mobile for a nursery, if we were going for the “well traveled look.”  I’ve been wanting to do a nursery like this where you collect fabulous items from around the world – such as bright striped rugs from Peru and Ottomi fabric from Mexico for some of the bedding, a JuJu hat from South Africa – you get where I’m going with this.  And then these map balls of far off lands to tie in the look. Hopefully, one day I’ll find a client who is on board with the idea.  Here’s a room that has a similar feel to what I’m thinking…

Designed by Erin of Design Crisis.

Elizabeth St. also makes the cutest map pinwheels.  I would love to use them at a party and then gather them all in a mason jar and use them as a permanent bouquet as shown below…

How sweet!  See more at Elizabeth St., here.

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Carnival by Christopher Farr Feeling Sheepish?

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Diana Finster  |  May 24, 2011 at 9:37 AM

    LOVE this idea Kate!!! You are so creative and wonderful. Working on our nursery now and love these ideas!!!

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  • 2. consciouscloset  |  May 24, 2011 at 10:12 AM

    Great find, Kate! I love the map pinwheels and the idea of them as a permanent bouquet.

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  • 3. Ann Williams  |  May 24, 2011 at 1:56 PM

    So cute! I love maps used in new ways. The grown up nursery is gorgeous. My favorite is the stuffed giraffe head mounted on the wall!

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  • 4. Amy  |  May 27, 2011 at 8:15 AM

    Love these!

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