breakfast in bed.

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lapizzaetlesfrites. there’s nothing quite as luxurious as breakfast in bed. you feel so spoiled, right? and on the other hand, it’s really nice to spoil those we love, too. being surprised by breakfast in bed has got to be on an awful lot of people’s top ten list. i have a lot trays — i collect them from all over — the flea market, yard sales,... 
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wabi-sabi.

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est living. i’m finding myself with way too much ‘stuff’ again. when i feel this way, not only does my home feel cluttered, but my mind does, too. i have trouble thinking straight and being creative and i have to stop what i’m doing immediately and straighten up my desk or a drawer. i’ve always been like this — i could never work my 9-5... 
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modern ranch vibes.

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nuevo estilo. i’m really inspired by this fresh look i’m seeing around — a modern twist on the traditional ranch or country style home. it’s got a little bit of scandinavian slant, too — simple and spare design with lots of white exposed beamed ceilings and shipslap walls (i blame joanna and chip gaines for that trend!) paired with bright,... 
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neutral ground.

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country road. something i’ve learned from having my own garden (at long last!) is that pairing neutrals with nature really works. there’s something very pretty about how a natural canvas of earthy tones, black and white that really allows the greenery and plant life to shine. my banana palms against my black house for instance, really pop. and, this color palette... 
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a weekend in laguna.

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as i posted last friday, i slipped away for a long leisurely weekend in laguna beach. laguna is the perfect southern california beach town, just under two hours south of Los angeles. cute little wood-shingled cottages cling to the overgrown hillsides along with their newer mansion-like neighbors and all share a stunning view of the sun-drenched pacific ocean below. it’s... 
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