Archive for the ‘Inspiration’ Category

This trio of adorable fairy lit treehouses were built by architect and environmentalist Peter Bahouth to serve as a “fort for grown-ups”. The houses, linked by swinging bridges, are named “Mind”, “Body”, and “Spirit” and feature a living room and a bedroom with a bed that slides out to offer a better view of the […]


This lovely eclectic apartment is an interesting blend of traditional, modern, vintage, and mid-century modern with vibrant pops of color and some interesting color combinations such as the regal fuchsia and grey bedroom. I especially love the wallpaper in the bathroom, the ornate chandeliers throughout and the pink light that glows in the shower. This […]


These stunning illustrations by Greece-based Christina Papagianni, a.k.a. XRIS, are provocatively full of raw emotions and innuendo. Her attention to detail allows you to feel as though you can really see into the eyes of her subjects and share their feelings. See more of her work on Deviant Art.   pb


The Homies 2013

08Feb13

We here at Eclectic Living were so honored and surprised to find out that we have been nominated in the Best Home Design & Inspiration Blog category in Apartment Therapy’s annual, The Homies 2013.  To learn more or to vote go here. Thank you! Thank you!


Cally Whitman

08Feb13

Cally Whitman, a talented photographer from New Zealand, is another one of those artists that somehow capture the human emotions of animals, emotional moments of humans, and the mysteries of ordinary landscapes. Visit her website to choose your favorites.     pb From her website… ‘Thoughts on Ordinary ThingsUnpromising subjects are presented in an ideal […]


I was thrilled to see more of the “Flying Houses” series by Laurent Chehere since last visiting his work for this post . Trailers/caravans and circus tents are now included among the other untethered homes and buildings. Awesome. To see more of his work check out his website.   pb


Even though it’s a freakishly balmy January day (mid 60’s!!) here in Louisville today, we know that our normal frigid winter weather will return in a few short days. If you are not enjoying warm weather today, these enchanting photos by Rachel Whiting will whisk you away to that perfect, dreamy vacation cottage filled with flowers […]