inspired by: rip & tan.

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i’m not too sure how i found myself here, but i probably followed a pretty pin that lead me to rip & tan, the beautiful blog of clothing designer jenni kayne who has boutiques all over california. rip & tan shares a multitude of topics, but i was most drawn to their profiles, which includes unique home tours of folks like Matt, claire vivier and Carrie Eddmenson... 
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friday finds.

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it’s finally friday — and even though it was a short work week, i still feel like, “whew! we made it!”, and darn it but if i don’t still have the travel itch. labor day has come and gone, and still no summer holiday for me. i’ve got to get out of town! or at least pretend like i am. happy weekend, or shall i say, bon voyage everyone! xo,... 
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rio inspired.

With the global gaze turned towards Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics, colorhouse paints are celebrating the amazing colors of the region with a brand new, bold and quite smashing paint collection. Introducing the LATITUDE/LONGITUDE PALETTE: BRAZIL — six bright and beautiful new colors inspired by the natural beauty of Brazil. From native flowers to brightly feathered... 
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making a grand entrance.

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the gifts of life. it’s always nice to make a grand entrance. that’s one thing my new house lacks — there’s no foyer, no entry hall of any kind — you simply step right into what i suppose you’d call a grand room, or a combination dining room / living room space. i love my house, but i do like a nice entryway welcoming you and your guests... 
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DDIY.

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Big Fringe garlands from oh happy day! i am not really a DIY kinda girl. sure, i can paint a room, or hang a few pictures but when it comes to crafts of any kind, it’s not really my forte. i’m more of a DDIY’er – don’t do it yourself. so thankfully for all of us, there are an abundance of bloggers out there that excel beyond expectations in this... 
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