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Thursday, April 7, 2011

trend alert!- union jack.


We know the union jack is the official flag of the United Kingdom but it's one seriously cool trend in fashion, home decor and has recently made it's appearance in the 7gypsies line!

Lille Adventure Paper

one of the lille mini journal pages


and the much anticipated new book knob
shipping in may!

We couldn't help but smile when we saw this photo in the latest restoration hardware catalog.  



Did you know that there is a correct way for drawing the union jack?  
If you're so moved to recreate your own version, make sure you get the Brit seal of approval by following these guidelines.  And if you don't?  Ah well, it just means you did it the gypsy way~ however you darn well like it!




So if the new 7gypsies products aren't enough to fill your newly discovered union jack itch, here's a few more inspiring ideas for working our new favorite trend into your next big project! 


a vintage stenciled trunk


how cool is this 6 panel wallhanging?? drool...

pillows & pennants 


painted clock


just about the coolest rug we've seen


swoon.






6 comments:

Michelle*G said...

Now I REALLY want to go to the UK! Fun post!

Bee happy said...

I'm from the UK and really do love the union jack look, I have several cushions, hearts etc with the UJ on dotted around the house :) Love your photos.

Bee happy x
Have a delicious day!

Julie Loeschke said...

I just finished a Union Jack quilt!Thanks for all the inspiration.

Sarah (UKS Smelly) said...

Another Brit here. I just love your Union Jack feature. Thanks.

Scrapbook Junkie said...

YAY! At last we're really leading the way with a trend :)

Jo said...

Fab Union Flags :D

Jo in the UK xx