paint it black!

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i’m very excited to finally share with you my latest home improvement project! i got up some steely nerve and painted my new house black! i’ve always dreamed of having a black house, and i couldn’t be more thrilled with the way it turned out. i’ve been pinning black houses, inspired by those in Scandinavia and denmark, and at long last have one of my... 
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picture this: glittery gold.

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good monday morning everyone! we’re starting off the week with a little experimentation. i want to try some new things here on the blog in 2016, and challenge myself to break out of my box a little, and while doing so, hopefully, engage with you to perhaps do the same. so i had this idea of instead of just sharing product shots of things i love and think you will too,... 
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good reads: heath’s tile makes the room.

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i’m having quite the passionate love affair with tile right now. i’ve been entertaining the idea of some cement Moroccan-inspired tile for my kitchen floor and trying to get up the nerve to give that a go! so, the bay area’s beloved heath ceramic’s new book, tile makes the room may be just the thing i need to kickstart that idea into action. tile does... 
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pop-up tacos + a restaurant start up giveaway.

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i’ve always held a super secret desire to own a restaurant — no, really! and friends have come to call my house their “favorite restaurant” — victoria’s restaurant, and that may be as close as i actually come. but i love to cook and have a few signature recipes i often get requests for. so when i was invited by CNBC to take a stab at creating... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: A charming A-frame cabin to keep your winters cozy Whimsy meets modern in the form of sculptural lights Keep your holidays simple with this still life The minimalist’s Christmas tree alternative Beautiful spaces from We Are Triibe‘s styling masterclass Happy Friday, Annie  
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