inspiration in german.

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i can’t read a stitch of this beautiful interior design book because it’s all written in german, but i can certainly ooh and aah over its pretty pages. i do know the title of the book, Wohnideen aus dem wahren Leben translates to something like ‘Living inspiration from real life: Inspirations of the best residential Bloggers’ — the book was a... 
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everyone needs more joy.

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my dear friend and fellow blogger, Joy Deangdeelert Cho, of Oh Joy! has a brand new book out that’s designed to bring more joy to your life. we could all use more of that, right? , Oh Joy!: 60 Ways to Create & Give Joy offers up great ideas for sneaking in a little more joy into your life — whether it be shopping for fun vintage finds, to surprising friends... 
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new and noteworthy.

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1. layered glaze bud vases from heath ceramics. spring is most definitely in the air, and what better time to brighten up your space with a few cheery objects to celebrate the season of growth. spring is one of my favorite times of year because you finally can shed the heavy clothing and feel a little lighter overall. same goes for my house — fresh cut flowers, along... 
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new to covet.

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the new issue of covet magazine is out, and this month they feature art director, photographer and designer Colleen’s enchanting 600 square foot condo in the leslieville suburb of toronto. what i love best about her space is her creative take on incorporating treasured art and heirlooms into a fun-sized but functional home. her collections never look cluttered — just... 
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see san francisco. it’s finally here.

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well i should say, it’s almost here! my very first book, see san francisco published by chronicle books is available for pre-order right now (and here in the UK), and books will be winging their way to stores on april 28th! this book has been a long-awaited labor of love for me. i started working on the book well over a year and half ago and it feels surreal and exciting... 
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