springtime in paris.

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usually when i see this much color i might shy away — it can often be too much for me (lover of all things sedate in decor). but this paris apartment just works and doesn’t feel over the top to me — instead it’s very cheerful and full of that french joie de vivre. featured recently on inside out magazine, i admire the owner’s adventurous endeavor... 
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sprucing up spring decor with vintage rugs.

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Spring is the perfect time to spruce things up with fresh furnishings (especially if you’re one of the lucky people who got an unexpectedly hefty tax refund). It’s so fun to make small changes that can have a big impact. and right now, SFRugs have some seriously gorgeous vintage rugs on their site, perfect for doing just that! i love simple and spare design paired with... 
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things go better with pink.

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i guess it’s no surprise i have a fondness for pink — shades of pale pink most especially. it’s a color that just compliments every other color. it’s very generous that way — from black to navy to nude, pink just makes every other color look better. whether they’ve decorated completely over the top and gone ornate baroque with pink, or it’s... 
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at home with chessa osburn.

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today we’re dropping in on the chic, minimalist and very cozy home of Chessa Osburn, the co-founder of online shop Twenty One Tonnes, where she lives with her husband Steve and their two young children. their pretty, light-filled home is a post-war bungalow in the Hastings-Sunrise neighborhood of East Vancouver, British Columbia, built in 1945. the couple bought... 
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warm and woodsy.

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i quite like the warm vibes these rooms give off. they ‘ve achieved that feeling mostly from the vintage inspired wood furniture featured quite prominently in them, but sometimes just from those warm brown hues. i also like that though they feature woodsy pieces they’ve got a vintage modern edge to them so one could never call them ‘country’ —... 
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