the weekday happy hour.

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just before we jump into the long hectic holiday weekend, we’re partnering with Target to style up my upper backyard bonfire space for an easy weekday happy hour. it’s sometimes challenging to decorate quickly and easily on a week night, but it’s also important when you work really hard all week (and as a blogger often weekends, too!) to decompress and refuel... 
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harlow & grey.

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our dear friend jeanne chan (of shop sweet things) and her event designer cousin gloria wong tritasavit (of gloria wong design) recently launched a gorgeous and modern line of party goods and we are excited to share these with you! inspired by their love of fashion, graphic design and pop culture, the harlow & grey collections allow individuals to beautifully entertain... 
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mr. green in the conservatory.

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her new tribe. as i was putting together this post i had a flashback to endlessly playing the boardgame ‘clue’ — i was obsessed! just as i am with these pale green interiors — don’t they feel somewhat victorian? like an old greenhouse or conservatory? they’re kind of romantic and even a little bit melancholy, but still quite beautiful.... 
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abc carpet & home’s sublime summer sale.

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if i had to choose just one favorite store in the whole wide world i know it would have to be new york city’s abc carpet & home. any visit i make to new york must include an idyllic and leisurely afternoon of exploring every floor of their beautiful six-floor Manhattan flagship showroom followed by a long, lazy lunch in the abc kitchen where i can sit, think and... 
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k colette | a $500 giveaway.

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please meet one very sweet company — k colette of Portland, Maine. from beautiful textiles, pillows and sweet-smelling apothecaries to fashion accessories, jewelry and totes, k colette has such a lovely collection of quality, handmade products — each with a story that connects you to the artisans who crafted them. Through their work, k colette’s artisans... 
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