still life.

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let’s keep things simple today, shall we? i love these still life vignettes.  i tend to think a clean, clear space opens the mind and allows us to soak up fresh, new ideas and keep our creativity sharp. have you ever read that book the artist’s way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity?  it’s got some wonderful ideas including the practice of ‘morning... 
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friday finds.

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it’s the weekend — hurrah! sometimes when it’s super hectic and a little chaotic i feel like i can hear our collective sigh from afar, at long last — friday. this week i’m exploring some good books to read and just where you might like to peruse them, and what to wear while, well, being quite lazy. which is exactly what weekends are for made for.... 
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wear this there: the paddington inn.

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after a six month reno, the paddington inn reveals itself to be the “it” place to grab a four top and just be adorable while you eat. the space is a smorgasbord of visual stimulation from the Christiane Spangsberg artworks spanning an entire dining room wall, to the nude and forest green hues. this sydney locale is just further proof that the australian aesthetic... 
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wear this there: a luz ideal.

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lisbon has long been on the bucket list, and our hearts only grow fonder for it as we stumble across more and more design gems. coffee shop a luz ideal is no different, and is immediately going on our must hit places when we do finally make it there. its owner teresa, and her architect husband are responsible for this adorable spot. its dreamy tiles remind us of old world... 
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good reads: abigail ahern.

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i’ve long embraced the brilliant genius of london-based designer abigail ahern, but somehow i’d not seen her house crush series before this week. i stumbled upon her blog series of beautiful home tours via pinterest this week and found myself lingering there perhaps a while too long — i simply couldn’t decide on what not to share, the interiors all... 
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