Friday Finds

Friday Finds

Top to bottom, left to right: 1. An elegant dining space belonging to the stylist and blogger behind Stil Inspiration 2. Spotted the perfect ‘do for a lazy Sunday in a fashion shoot by Yuvali Theis for Pitch 3. Liking the idea of a quiet weekend curled up with a book 4. A carefully-considered Melboune-based floral studio and plant shop called Loose... 
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spotted: ampersand.

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hey everyone—it’s leslie from spotted sf spreading the local love and bringing some gorgeous flowers your way today! adding to the spotted series is the new ampersand, a darling new floral shop that just opened its teal blue doors in the city this past weekend. i first heard of ampersand through their instagram. it was here i saw photos of their beautiful bouquets... 
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when in drought.

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the design files; handcrafted in virginia. there’s a drought of historic proportions going on here in california — In fact, 2013 was the driest year the state has seen in 119 years. so, what to do with our house plants? it would be difficult to just allow our plants to dry up and shrivel away, so one thing you can do is recycle indoor water outdoors: what i do... 
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tiptoeing through the tulips.

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well, in this case it’s tulips, but also peonies, dahlias, sunflowers and everything beautiful in-between. i took a trip to san francisco’s wholesale flower mart last week and was overwhelmed with choices! the flower mart is for floral buyers and designers all over the city, but it’s open to the public, too and i go quite often. martha stewart visited on... 
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the flora cultural society.

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welcome to the flora cultural society. located in a tiny alleyway off ninth street in oakland’s old town, this is a sweet little florist shop, but it’s much, much more, too. the flora cultural society uses flowers not just to cut and arrange but also to make dyes, weave and create other botanical goods. their flower shop, farm, classes and products invite you to... 
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