The total Opalhouse designed with Jungalow debut assortment is right here !After I began this weblog practically twelve years in the past, I knew that I needed to make use of it to offer some construction to my inventive follow, to attach with different inventive souls and to have an outlet via which I might share my creativity with the world. I by no means imagined that this tiny, colourful pocket of the online could be the seed that will develop into the wild Jungalow model that it has develop into as we speak.
And as we speak, I’ve butterflies in my tummy as our new Opalhouse designed with Jungalow assortment turns into obtainable at Goal each on-line and in shops throughout the nation.
It’s my hope that this assortment is the primary of many that may aid you deliver good vibes residence. Working with Goal for this partnership has actually been a dream, not simply because I get to work alongside among the most gifted designers within the trade and be taught a lot, but additionally as a result of I’ve the unbelievable alternative to deliver colourful, joyful design to so many individuals at such nice value factors–and serving to folks create environments the place they’ll develop, thrive and stay their finest lives is my north star.
For as we speak’s publish, I’m sharing a few of my favourite items from this debut assortment, and the inspiration behind the items.
As a substitute, for this assortment, I dug deep inwards, and went via my very own archives to have the ability to create items that I’ve needed to make for years, and assist to make them obtainable to all!
For this assortment, I made it a precedence to incorporate numerous pure supplies as a result of I like inviting nature into the house, and items constructed from pure supplies are simpler on Mama Earth. Beneath are a few of my favourite items constructed from rattan, terracotta, coconut shells, jute, and extra! Quite a lot of these items have been impressed by the seven years I spent residing in Italy, summer time journeys my household took to Mexico rising up, and our household journey to India early final yr.
Textures, Tassels and Trims!
My model is notoriously stuffed with textures, tassels and trims! I like how these tactile prospers add a enjoyable aspect to textiles to create a dynamic look in any room. Beneath are a few of my favourite tactile moments within the assortment. My earliest reminiscences of tassels are from the prayer scarf my dad and mom and grandparents wrapped themselves in on particular events and holidays after I was a baby. Tassels are seen as a protecting system in lots of cultures, so I like to have numerous tassels round to maintain these good vibes coming!
Colour, Colour and extra Colour!
I imagine that colour is probably the most ubiquitous temper enhancer! Colour makes me completely satisfied, and I needed this assortment to radiate optimistic vitality.
From briny teal to soothing sage, and jolt or two of Majorelle blue, the colours on this assortment are vibrant and earthy and are designed to be layered collectively, blended and matched to the hearts’ content material! Beneath are a few of my favourite colour moments — my portray featured within the collage beneath (higher, left nook) knowledgeable lots of the colours within the assortment and might work as a colour unifier in a room, and so can the gorgeous (and insanely delicate) striped lumbar pillow. Including items in a room that function the entire colour story for the area may help to maintain a maximal room wanting cohesive.
From the scalloped quilts harking back to flower petals, to the cheerful candles (they odor superb, by the best way — I even received to curate the scents!!) and all of the solar motifs — Mama nature was the inspiration behind this assortment — and as with all of my designs, it’s my hope that we may help to foster the human/nature connection and assist to deliver good vibes residence.
Due to my superb group, and to the gifted and passionate group at Goal, for all of the work poured into bringing this assortment to life. That is only the start of a multi-year collaboration that I’m nonetheless pinching myself about. Take a look at the complete 300-piece assortment at Goal.com and head to your native Goal retailer to see and really feel choose items IRL. Issues simply received an entire lot extra jungalicious!!