at home with jihan of geronimo balloon troopers.

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you may be familiar with the amazing tour de force that is geronimo balloon troopers — a uniquely wonderful event company designing balloon creations beyond your wildest imagination — but perhaps you’ve never seen inside its creative mastermind, jihan zencirli’s beautiful home. i’d certainly never seen it, and when jihan posted some sneak peeks... 
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the kitchen is open.

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this is my idea of an efficient, open kitchen — great glass doors with a view into the living room, creating the illusion of much more space and dividing the two rooms in quite a clever way. i’m seeing an awful lot of interesting uses for paned glass windows as dividers lately and this is one look i really like. imagine if these windows were walls — you’d... 
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Friday Finds

Friday Finds

Top to bottom, left to right: 1. A wreath that says a simple welcome 2. The charming glow of string lights 3. An effortlessly rustic Thanksgiving tabletop 4. This hearty and beautiful quinoa salad 5. Bundled-up yet pared-down Happy Friday, Annie  
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give lockers a new life.

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a new, but vintage-inspired locker from quip co. industrial-looking lockers present such wonderful opportunities for storage solutions. the vintage locker faced with mirrors just below caught my eye and i started thinking about how great an old locker given new life can be. when you’re short on storage closets and need to stash some of your stuff away, re-purposed lockers... 
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a few shades of gray.

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i did not read 50 shades of gray, but i imagine these shades of gray to be far more elegant and somewhat more reserved and soothing in nature. this is the family home in bristol england inhabited by and interior designer and BBCTV presenter Gabrielle Blackman, who is clearly a very talented and imaginative designer. i’m not sure these various shades of gray would have... 
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