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Thursday, January 31st, 2008

Float like a butterfly sting like a…


Posted by Becky | View all posts by Becky
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When I think of butterflies, I think of two things:

1) The Silence of the Lambs

2) Even more terrifying than that, Mariah Carey’s apartment on MTV Cribs.

However, Alexander McQueen, who rocks, has me coming around to butterfly love just a little. Perhaps it’s because of Julian Schnabel. Whatever it is, I believe we are in the middle of a butterfly blitzkrieg in design right now:

Alexander McQueen as seen in Harper’s Bazaar:


from Domino magazine:


from Absolutely Beautiful Things:


Catherine Swan’s paper butterflies (made from vintage magazine paper and found via Anna at Absolutely Beautiful Things):


Love this wallpaper in H&G via thepeakofchic:


Kerry Pitt-Hart’s work, via decor8:


butterfly stuff like this fun mobile you can buy right here:


About Becky

Hi, I'm Becky. I live in Atlanta. Besides acting as the "Editorial Director" here on Hatch, you can find me spewing lots of design opinions and tips over at Houzz. Make me happy -- leave a comment!



  1. Sophie says:

    February 20th, 2008 at 2:30 pm (#)


    I also have a post on butterflies. Check it out at

  2. Becky says:

    February 21st, 2008 at 1:59 pm (#)

    thanks Sophie! I noticed butterflies EVERYWHERE when shopping in Savannah yesterday!


  3. Hatch: The Design Public ® Blog » Blog Archive » Vintage Modern Inspiration says:

    July 6th, 2008 at 6:53 pm (#)

    [...] LOVE yellow, black and white, and these sofas are perfect. I’ll leave the butterflies for Mariah Carey [...]

  4. Boston Bachelorette Parties says:

    May 11th, 2009 at 9:44 am (#)

    Those are fantastic.

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