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Book review Amy Butler's Blossom
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Book review: Amy Butler’s Blossom

Amy Butler’s Blossom magazine is a biannual collection of everything that inspires her: page after page of photographs from her travels to spiritual locales such as Morocco and Sedona; meditative articles from like-minded designers, artists, and life coaches; the signature designs and textiles that she creates from these inspirations; plus her ongoing exploration of positive and joyful living. Now available in print for the first time, this irresistible look-book compiles the first two issues of the magazine. Brimming with photographs, fashion, art, patterns, and written pieces that reflect Amy’s unique philosophy of life and style, Blossom will capture the imagination of anyone in search of beauty and meaning. Amy Butler is a designer of fabrics and textiles, home accessories, fashion wearables, rugs, wallpaper, wall art, sewing patterns, and craft patterns. She is based in Ohio.   Amy Butler is a former contributing editor for Country Living magazine, where she began publishing her designs. After moving back to her native Ohio with her husband, she established her freelance design company,Art of the Midwest, in 1992. Butler has diversified into several product ranges, including several books, stationery products, wallpaper, organic bedding and towels. See also: BOOK REVIEW: WHEN ART MEETS DESIGN Butler recently decided…

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Decoration Books: 1,000 Design Ideas for Every Room in Your Home

Holly Becker founder and editor of the hugely popular design blog Decor8blog.com (which has 45,000 daily readers), is an American award winning and best selling author, journalist, interiors stylist and workshop leader as well as a columnist for RealSimple.com. Joanna Copestick is the author of over ten lifestyle and décor books and Debi Treloar has photographed for Elle Décor, the Sunday Times, and over thirty books. In Decorate (published by Chronicle Books), the world’s top designers and leading decor experts including Kelly Wearstler, Amy Butler, Jonathan Adler, and many others come together to share over 1,000 professional tips, ideas, and solutions for every room and every budget. More than 500 gorgeous colour photographs provide motivation while line illustrations, checklists, shortcuts, and floor plans make it easy to get started. For those looking to make the most of their home and create stylish interiors. Decorate is the start-to-finish resource to keep on the bookshelf for years to come. “It’s like your first pack of Starbursts – exploding with color, homes and sunshine in equal measure. ” Apartment Therapy Source: Chronicle Books

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