Handmade Rugs made in Portugal

A friend of mine created CarpetSense with another friend and I think they’re doing a pretty damn good job! They mix the contemporary design and technology with traditional methods of the textile production and all is done in Portugal (there’s nothing better than to raise the country’spirit up in these troubled times, right?).

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Handmade artwork

A couple of months ago I found this lovely blog – Atelier Encantado. I fell in love with the photo album and agenda covers. You can choose to order something you like from the samples or you can ask for specific fabrics, images or text. I  did this one for my daughter’s:

Há uns meses atrás descobri o Atelier Encantado e depressa me apaixonei pelas capas das agendas e álbuns de fotografia. Podemos encomendar a partir de exemplares já feitos ou então podemos nós sugerir tipos de tecidos, imagens ou textos. E não são nada caros! Eu fiz um álbum para a minha filha (ver fotos em cima).