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Tessa Perlow’s Embroidery + Best of the Web

by Grace Bonney

Yesterday was Julia and my four year wedding anniversary. To celebrate, I’m surrounding myself with the things I love most: my family, our pets and lots and lots of flowers. Not real ones, but these incredible embroidered flowers that Tessa Perlow creates. Tessa works mainly on clothing (which I love), but also does some smaller pieces she sells in her Etsy shop. I love all of the rich color and depth to her pieces. They would be beautiful any season, but they’re especially great right now when it’s cold and all of the plant life around us is going dormant. If you need a little dose of late fall color, check out Tessa’s work online here and below. Until Monday, have a wonderful weekend- and check out the links below for some more great reading from around the web this week! xo, grace

This Coffee Shop on Wheels in San Francisco, CA is beyond adorable.

We’re talking with artist Ashley Lukashevsky about how artists can combine social justice with their work.

November is Native American Heritage Month, and I’ve been really enjoying the artists and work people have been sharing under this hashtag on Twitter.

This “Boho Glam” Bungalow in New Haven has some amazing wallpaper moments.

These shiny mirrored furniture designs from Sarah Ellison at Design Files are stunning. Hello, rose gold and copper reflections!

This Bristol, England home is a book-lover’s paradise.

This Brisbane home’s black and white exterior is calling my name. I love the contrast!

How to be honest when telling the truth is tricky: a fascinating read at Man Repeller.

This gorgeous Calgary home combines MCM style with plenty of modern color and pattern.

This ottoman is calling my name big time. Stripes stripes stripes!

These watercolor tiles at Remodelista are SO cool. Dreamy and liquidy.

Step inside the sleek and modern Studio 125 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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