Friday Finds.


Top to bottom, left to right: Leave it to this airy, modern Australian family getaway to take your breath away. We just couldn’t ignore the pure and simple way these potted cacti are lined up against the wall. A Merry Mishap beautifully encapsulates the ever-inspiring Toronto homeware shop, Mjölk. What a gorgeous smattering of art and greenery to complete the dining... 
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the stylists: laura seppänen.

white walls colorful bookshelf / sfgirlbybay

always a fan of Helsinki-based stylist and interior decorator laura Seppänen’s work, i was most happy to receive an email from her sharing her latest and greatest collaboration with photographer Pauliina Salonen. this is the sweet two-room apartment in the very centre of Helsinki, completely renovated before the residents moved in and designed by Finnish interior architect... 
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more tile talk.


new york t magazine. i’m really seeing moroccan-flavored tile as a big trend lately — it’s everywhere. patterned tiles in courtyards, on walls, behind your backsplash, and on the ground beneath your feet — which is what interests me the most right now. as i mentioned a week ago or so, i’m seriously considering a cement tile floor in a subtle pattern... 
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currently pinning.

inspiring pinterest pins / sfgirlbybay

fiona lynch design. i’ve been pinning since 2010, when pinterest was just a baby — i think when i started there were less than 50 people on there, and co-founder ben silbermann invited me to try it out. it’s since blew up like nobody’s business and has millions of people pinning inspiring images every day. it’s one of my main sources for inspiration... 
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fun with mid-century modern.

mid-century design / sfgirlbybay

a black mid-century modern leather sofa looks less austere with playful accessories, via the october issue of inside out magazine. i used to try and have an apartment that was nothing but streamline, very committed mid-century modern. but i just couldn’t hack the discipline involved to have everything ‘by the book’ mid-century. i like too many eras of furniture... 
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