I just got back from a vacation on Oahu with family. We spent the week on the beaches on the North Shore, hiking up wild hills, eating from food trucks, playing games and decompressing. We even tried
I am a *very* slow hiker, and while I hike I enjoy making frequent stops to take pictures, and go “foraging” for colors, shapes and patterns that inspire my design work. (You can learn more about my ‘foraging’ practice in my ‘Jungalow: Decorate Wild’ book 🙂
On this hike, I collected some fallen foliage and things. When I got back to the hotel, I created a few collages that highlight the different colors, patterns, shapes and textures. The polka-dotted leaves are my favorite! They are spores on the leaves, which are reproductive structures (kind of like seeds).
Of course, I had to # while I was at it…
I hope these photos bring a bit of joy and inspiration to your day. With love,