color palette: green + pink.

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later this week we’re going to share the power of decorating with artwork inspired by pantone’s color of the year, but what about when you pair green with the perfect pink? boom! a match made in heaven, that’s what. it’s crisp, it’s fresh and very, very feminine. it’s got kind of a circa 1980’s vibe (think charles barone’s classic... 
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steppin’ up your valentine setting.

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time to set a romantic table for two! i love it best when dishes are mismatched and these fit the bill for a perfect valentine-inspired dinner setting. try pairing vintage finds from thrift shops, or even renting casa de perrin’s pale pink & gold florentine chargers, goa brushed gold & white flatware and serve cocktails in their chloe gold-rimmed lowball tumblers... 
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friday finds.

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it’s the weekend — hurrah! sometimes when it’s super hectic and a little chaotic i feel like i can hear our collective sigh from afar, at long last — friday. this week i’m exploring some good books to read and just where you might like to peruse them, and what to wear while, well, being quite lazy. which is exactly what weekends are for made for.... 
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wear this there: lyle’s.

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it’s only natural that london has so many great spots to stop and grab a bite — the weather after all supports this past-time pretty much year round. shoreditch’s new go-to lyle’s is the perfect mixture of warm and welcoming, and minimally-scarce. neutrals fill the space with white washed brick walls, and wood furniture — as to not take away from... 
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mid century modern love.

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there are neighborhoods near me that are known for their beautiful mid-century modern homes — silver lake being one of them — case study homes designed by the likes of eames, Lautner and Neutra abound. they are architectural gems protected by historical societies (thank goodness) and this lovely home is one of them. featured recently on one of my favorite sites... 
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