starry night


Over the weekend, I flew to Finland (eeeek!). It’s a trip that I planned at the beginning of the summer, both to check out design week and to support a friend whose documentary about Finland is premiering here. Today we’re taking an overnight train to Lapland to see where she filmed. It’s going to be the farthest north I’ve ever been, and I’m desperately hoping to see the northern lights. It’s hard for me to imagine that I’ll make it back here, so it feels like my one chance. Either way, I’m sure I’ll see some magical stars. Not that I needed the Lapland excuse, but it certainly inspired this star roundup. Ok, now for that overnight train. I’ll be back to tell you about the stars in a week. — Amy Azzarito

Image above, clockwise from left: Star Sign Pillows, $98; Star Tape, $15.45; Moon and Star Earrings, $44; Union Star Sheet Set, $46.94; Supernova Wrap, $115.89; Pegasus Necklace, $151.43; Star Tumbler, $16


Image above: Ferm Living Gold Wall Stickers, $57.50


Image above: Dwell Studio Galaxy Rug, $500

  1. Welcome to Finland Amy! Because it’s still summer here (though already rather cold) you won’t be seeing northern lights. Should be much much much colder. I hope the weather clears out and you’ll see the starry nights. :)

  2. Lindsay says:

    My best friend is the designer of the Star Sign Pillows from Free People! So excited to see her on here!

  3. Mathilda says:

    Love the Star Inspiration! Especially those gold stars on the wall!

  4. malisams says:

    I love the gold stars AND the little elephant pillow. Any info on its source?

  5. malori says:

    That gold star scarf looks like something I saw a woman wearing last winter. I loved it so much but couldn’t find it online so I just made my own version!
    https://pinterest.com/pin/102668066475177342/

  6. AmyA says:

    Hi Mervi – Thanks for the welcome! I’ve been told by the Lapland reindeer herders I’ve been visiting that fall is actually best. In fact, we just saw them tonight! It was so exciting. Finland has been so much fun – such a beautiful country! xo Amy

  7. Leslie says:

    As always, thanks for the lovely inspiration. I was so enchanted with the golden star wall stickers that I created my own starry wall design.

    http://pinkstripeysocks.blogspot.com/2012/10/creating-my-own-galaxy-pt-2.html

    1. Amy Azzarito says:

      Thanks, Leslie! It looks great. Glad I’m not the only one obsessed with stars!

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