sunday in the city.


this sunday was a cornucopia of color! i hit the long beach flea market with bri, erika and arian and for the few hours we could handle the heat, a good time was had by all. we scored a few great finds and then erika showed us the way to the most delicious mexican restaurant i’ve eaten at in a while, lola’s. their creamy cilantro salsa was insanely good (i even... 
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belly up to the bar cart.


caitlin mccarthy design. fancy cocktails have certainly made a comeback of late — old fashioned’s and manhattans are really making the rounds these days and bar carts have begun appearing all over my pinterest feed for a while now. i’ve even made a pinboard dedicated to the mighty bar cart. it’s such a fun thing to put together for home entertaining,... 
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story tellers.


i adore an ecelectic, well-loved home with lots of stories to tell, and this one speaks volumes. featured on lonny, this is the small (370 square feet!) new york east village home of two passionate collectors who are breaking all the small space design rules. they’ve amassed only objects they have a close connection to, along with a really healthy reading library and... 
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how you eat is how you live: food52.


have you heard about food52, yet? food52 founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have set out to bring cooks together from all over to exchange recipes and ideas and to support each other in the kitchen. they wanted to create a buzzing place for people who do what they do all day long: talk about food! Together food52 creates cookbooks, takes on food projects, helps others... 
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light locations’ latest space.


i often wonder who once lived in the stunning spaces light locations scouts throughout the U.K. — princes? diplomats? someone from a dickens novel? they’re just so stunning, and soaked in so much history. rarely have they changed up the beautiful old crown molding, or modernized these spaces in any way. perhaps a fresh coat of paint been added to creaky cracking... 
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