pssst. most moms love flowers.

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mother’s day is just around the corner. i never forget, because i was actually born on mother’s day — such a nice gift, eh, mum? this year i thought it might be nice to create some DIY bouquets myself, for so many of my deserving, hard-working mom friends out there. i was invited by flower muse to offer you some special deals, a reader discount, and to select... 
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spotted sf: j rachman.

spotted sf: j. rachman / sfgirlbybay

Recently I discovered the most exquisite treasure trove on my way to one of my favorite restaurants in San Francisco. Tucked in an alley is the new shop and studio of interior designer, collector and visual storyteller, Jonathan Rachman. Upon meeting the very first thing Jonathan proclaimed was he’s a “hoarder”. But as you can see, he is a hoarder of... 
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bring back those beach vibes.

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sonja velda photography. i need a vacation. badly! i can usually tell it’s time for a holiday when i’m immediately drawn to all things beachy on pinterest. i’ve been dreaming of heading back to tulum and realized i’ve been pinning all these images that have that sophisticated beach vibe — and for some reason lately, anytime i see ‘fringe’... 
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thoroughly modern victorian.

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this may well be one of the prettiest homes i’ve seen in a long time. and i look at a lot of houses! this one is actually an artist’s studio and home, and a location home, which means it’s available for film and photo shoots from jj locations, located in camberwell, england. i think i’m just going to rent it, and then refuse to leave. seems like a worthy... 
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la dolce vita, at home.

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if you asked me where else in the world i might like to live, the answer hands-down would be italy. i love everything about the italian culture — the friendly people, the slow life, eating amazing fresh food al fresco, drinking wine on warm nights outdoors in charming cafes. those gardens created in window boxes but that spill lushly over tiny balconies — sigh.... 
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