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Steal My Sources | Laurie's Favorite Sources for Inspiration

Steal My Sources | Laurie's Favorite Sources for Inspiration
I believe I am one of the last living catalog people.  I was working on catalog layouts and photoshoots when blue line meant writing on the proofs in blue pencil because the camera could not see the blue markings, when cut and paste was a literal term, and when a polaroid was taken of each image and hatched inside the photographer's armpit before anything was committed to film.   Continue reading

Minimalistas

Minimalistas
Laurie and Kelsey have each moved to smaller homes this year.  In the process of down-sizing, they've found a freedom in the ruthless editing that down-sizing requires.  Continue reading

Design Library

Design Library
Yes, we live in a digital world. Almost everything is available online now, but we love print.  We collect novels, design books, magazines and we print our photos.  And we use all those things in our home decor.  Continue reading

Curator Spotlight | Sepi

Curator Spotlight | Sepi
Our featured curator for the month of May is Sepi, our marketing manager. Read along for her perspective on art and advice for those who are just beginning their collections. Continue reading

Elsie's Favorite Thing | Pressed Botanicals

Elsie's Favorite Thing | Pressed Botanicals
During this period of quarantine, one of our shop girls, Kelsey, has been playing with pressing flowers at home. We love this craft as another way to get creative with your time and think it's lovely way to preserve your foraged flowers and encapsulate your time spent at home. Continue reading

Finishing Touches | Our Guide to Collecting Art

Finishing Touches | Our Guide to Collecting Art
Everyone who works at Elsie Green has a propensity to collect or create art in some form.  We are curators, painters, photographers, sculptors, potters & wood workers.  But we're also stylists, always looking for the perfect art piece to strike the right mood in our own homes.  Continue reading