Shutterfly By Design
A couple of weeks ago I was invited to take a tour of the Shutterfly By Design 2014 townhouse in NYC. The space was styled by Shutterfly designers, along with guest designers Olivia Palermo, Brit Morin (of Brit + Co), and interior designer Michelle Workman. I went expecting to see innovative new ways to display my favorite images, but what I ended up seeing totally blew me away. Sure there were a bunch of ideas for unique photo displays, but Shutterfly products work with much more than photos. Cards, ephemera, artwork, illustrations…anything that can be made into a digital image can take on a second life as a piece of home décor.
One of my favorite rooms in the space was a Bohemian movie theater setup that had been styled by the Shutterfly design team. The space was covered with fantastic prints and eclectic patterns printed on plates, pillows, throws…and so much more. Cinema-inspired coasters and mugs, as well as a movie theatre curtain (which was made out of their fleece blanket!) were all mixed in with the bright Bohemian prints, setting the scene for a fun outdoor movie night. Just look at these photos!
Now that I know I can create plates and pillows with my own designs, I will absolutely be doing so. And those succulents in photo cubes…you all know how I feel about those. Such a great idea!
I also loved what Brit Morin did with her space. Her space highlighted the many possibilities that can come from one design. Using bright graphics, she created bold wall decals and printed the design onto one of Shutterfly’s wood wall art pieces, which she then turned into a coffee table. So genius!
During the event I had the pleasure of meeting some amazing individuals including fellow bloggers, designers, and the queen of creativity herself, the incredible Martha Stewart. I left the space feeling so energized and inspired. And if that wasn’t enough to take me to creativity cloud nine, the evening didn’t stop there. Following the event I was invited to the beautiful west side home of Kevin Sharkey of Martha Stewart Living. Kevin shared his impeccable home design insight over cocktails and canapés. Kevin had used Shutterfly to add some unique designs around his home as well, which he kindly showed off while giving me and a few other lucky ladies a tour of his impeccable digs.
Huge thank you to Shutterfly and to the entire team at Martha Stewart for inviting me along for the very inspiring experience. To see more photos from Shutterfly by Design 2014 head to www.shutterflybydesign.com.