that old black magic.


laura seppanen styling. i love the sleek, stylish look of a black leather sofa — and in fact had one in my san francisco home for a long time. i love them even more, when they’re nice and worn in, so hunting for a vintage sofa that’s already been well loved and lived in a bit is a good way to go. i went hunting on chairish and found gorgeous black leather... 
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friday finds.


the leaves don’t change much around these parts of los angeles. eventually, they will but regardless, i can still feel fall in the air. you can see the changing seasons on pinterest too — the palette shifts from summer pastels and images pinned start getting plummy and golden-hued. it’s getting cozier and cozier everywhere i look, and i’m feeling... 
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white, bright and light.


homes to love. i’m getting closer to my kitchen remodel so i’ve been saving a bunch of images to my kitchen confidential pinboard for inspiration. i know i want there to be lots of light, and lots of white — starting with carerra marble countertops. i was going to go with a fun moroccan tile on the floors but because of the layout of my house, i think it... 
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pssst…boo! halloween is just around the corner.


it’s kind of hard to believe but halloween is just around the corner and i can definitely feel autumn in the air — a very nice time of year to do a little baking. i’ve partnered with Land O’Lakes to bake up some halloween goodness for my friends this year and thought it would be fun to surprise them with a gift package of my favorite cookies. this is... 
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the power of pantone.


dustjacket attic above + below. i’ve always thought it so cool how we can use color as a reflector of what’s going on in our culture. each year, color creators at pantone release their color of the year, and as you may know, in 2016 they chose not just one, but two colors: the year of rose quartz and blue serenity. it could be amongst chaos we as a culture... 
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