a little dab will do ya.


orange — the color that starts popping up in the fall just as we enter october. the color of jack-o-lanterns and the changing leaves. it’s a bold color choice, and one i can only take in small doses — a little dab will do you right. these rooms have just the right amount of the outgoing color orange and i find that little pop goes far in creating some beautiful... 
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friday finds.


this week’s friday finds are brought to you by my codeine-laced cough syrup. i’m sorry — i’m a little silly, but i’ve got a bad bout of bronchitis and have been blogging from bed for over a week now, and i finally got into the doctor and got a prescription to rid myself of coughing my brains out. anyway, i’m loopy and sleepy and today you... 
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an artist’s peaceful retreat.


the peaceful, creamy color palette of this stunning light-filled apartment in madrid is what grabbed my eye first. it’s a carefully curated and eclectic mismatched mix of pastel and pattern, including some very unique geometric pattern tiled floors in each and every room. featured on nuevo estilo, it’s the 1940’s home of spanish abstract photographer itziar... 
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on trend: jewel tones.


nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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at home in amsterdam.


this is just one of the coolest spaces i’ve seen in a while. featured on vtwonen it’s the historic 1892 home of artist Jasper Krabbé in amsterdam. it reminded me a little bit of the malibu airbnb i stayed in a few months ago — mostly because of the big abstract canvas paintings, which i’m coveting — why can’t i paint like that? the artist’s... 
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