{friday finds: the british are coming}

The Union Jack has always held a special place in my heart, but my love affair intensified when I saw this subtle rendition of the flag by Sara Habgood in Ideal Home magazine last year. I loved it. The neutral palette is very appealing to me as sometimes the traditional red, white, and blue is too strong of a statement for me. With the London 2012 Olympics only 481 days away, the interest in the Union Jack will be amped up and I am looking forward to all the different interpretations of my beloved Jack.

Apartment Therapy

Jan Constantine

Home of Sara Habgood

Niemann Marcus

Union Jack flag with Benjamin Moore’s Amherst Gray walls

Vivienne Westwood wallpaper

Helkatdesign Etsy site

Union Jack sideboard

I want to try my hand at a DIY copy of Sara’s flag. I’m in need of changing around the pictures in my home and I should have an open wall; but for certain I’d like one for the side of our shed. I am not paying attention to the anguished cries of my offspring, “we already have two flags outside, that’s weird…dad, don’t let her do it.”  Let the games begin.

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