Treasures + Trinkets

My shoebox for safekeeping.

18,466 notes

cjwho:

Loft in Brooklyn by Alina Preciado by Dan Gitane

This industrial-eclectic loft is the home of designer and artist Alina Preciado and her two cats, situated in a 1800s industrial building in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. The 2,000 square foot loft with one bedroom and one bathroom mixes old and new pieces together, with findings that Preciado has picked up from her travels to places like Japan, Spain, India and the Middle East. The designer imports handmade goods for her business, Dan Gitane. “Dar” is Arabic for “home” and “gitane” is French for “gypsy”, which sums up Preciado’s personality. The loft was originally a woodshop, which has divots and scratches on the flooring, which has been preserved for its history.

The loft features an incredible flow with an open and airy floor plan, huge windows and high ceilings that keeps the space well lit. The home also has a hammock which Preciado spends a lot of time on, as well as a trapeze bar, perfect for stretching. The living room was a vintage leather sofa from the 1960s, the leaning ladder was obtained from a warehouse. The living area also has a large wood-burning stove with a double-insulated chimney, which is in keeping with the industrial theme as well as providing plenty of warmth in the winter months. A neat tip that Preiado does with her stove is place citrus peels on top and left the smell permeate through the home.

Photography: Chris A. Dorsey

CJWHO: facebook | instagram | twitter | pinterest | subscribe

24,128 notes

Take it all back. Life is boring, except for flowers, sunshine, your perfect legs. A glass of cold water when you are really thirsty. The way bodies fit together. Fresh and young and sweet. Coffee in the morning. These are just moments. I struggle with the in-betweens. I just want to never stop loving like there is nothing else to do, because what else is there to do?

~ Pablo Neruda

(via whisperingbones)

(Source: aoacampbell, via fridasexual)

2 notes

modularmodular:

New bags will be up in a week or two! Life’s been busy but I’ve been cramming in some sew time when I can! In the meantime there are still some pretty bags up on Etsy! #knitting #crochet #sewing #etsy

modularmodular:

New bags will be up in a week or two! Life’s been busy but I’ve been cramming in some sew time when I can! In the meantime there are still some pretty bags up on Etsy! #knitting #crochet #sewing #etsy