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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beach house in ibiza.

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it was so sunny and warm this weekend in san francisco, had i not been a tad busy i would have loved to have snuck away to a beach house in nearby stinson or half moon bay, but alas i am working. but i did come across this pretty and unpretentious beach home in ibiza. what i love about it best is that it’s not your typical beach shack — nothing really nautical... 
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Friday Finds

Friday Finds

Top to bottom, left to right: 1. Tea, wafers, and a hint of nostalgia 2. Incredible views, inside and out, from this Stockholm studio 3. Behind the scenes at Julia Kostreva’s workspace 4. Recipe for a crisp and refreshing glass of summer 5. Chai latte in the form of ice cream Happy Friday, Annie  
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the shutterbugs: nicole franzen.

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i was wandering the internet, as i am accustomed to doing, and ended up somehow over on new york-based photographer nicole franzen’s beautiful site today. it’s always an inspiring treat, and today was no exception. i love some of the new spaces she’s photographed and posted to her online portfolio. i’m in love with the artwork and wall hangings in some... 
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the fig house is born.

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i’ve been following the opening of the fig house los angeles for a while now. i first heard about it when stylist and interior designer extraordinaire emily henderson announced she would be taking on this massive renovation and design project. and man-oh-man did she get it right! the fig house is a gorgeous bespoke event venue nestled between downtown Los Angeles, and... 
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