brightly styled.

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photography by Duncan Innes for homestyle. when it comes to styling, i’m really drawn to light and bright. which in this case is a great white ‘base’ if you will — whether it be white walls, floors or both paired with some whimsical bright pops of color — pillows, artwork, rugs or even a bunch of colorful flowers can really do a lot for a room... 
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victorian vibes.

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isn’t this just the coziest cottage? featured on mi casa, it’s chock full of a mix and unmatched bunch of vintage treasures but in the light, bright and very serene setting it doesn’t feel cluttered or overwhelming. it’s mid-century modern meets victorian — a unique pairing that surprisingly works quite well! • photography via micasa“>mi... 
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wear this there: maison premiere.

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you had us at absinthe and oysters, maison premiere. we will be at the bar, and if no one wants to join us, with christopher moore’s sassy novel sacre bleu in hand. maybe it’s the potent imported liquor, the new-orleans-on-a-summer-night ambience, or the pastel-hued bar, but we are getting seriously romantic feels from this week’s wear this there. nothing... 
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abc carpet & home’s sublime summer sale.

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if i had to choose just one favorite store in the whole wide world i know it would have to be new york city’s abc carpet & home. any visit i make to new york must include an idyllic and leisurely afternoon of exploring every floor of their beautiful six-floor Manhattan flagship showroom followed by a long, lazy lunch in the abc kitchen where i can sit, think and... 
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the shutterbugs: julie ansiau.

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i’m such a fan of paris-based photographer julie ansiau. her photography is bright, beautiful and a little bit whimsical, and even with decor images like these, the styling gets just a little bit playful. julie shoots for elle, figaro and milk magazines, just to name a few. she also keeps a blog, blog des fruits des fleurs etc. with updates on her latest projects —... 
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