still life.

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let’s keep things simple today, shall we? i love these still life vignettes.  i tend to think a clean, clear space opens the mind and allows us to soak up fresh, new ideas and keep our creativity sharp. have you ever read that book the artist’s way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity?  it’s got some wonderful ideas including the practice of ‘morning... 
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pantone-inspired art.

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earlier in the week i shared the pretty color pairing of pink + green. well today, we’re taking a look at adding color to your decor palette through art — probably one of the most effortless and affordable makeover maneuvers in my arsenal. art.com invited me to partner with them and curate an art collection inspired by pantone’s 2017 color of the year —... 
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diy websites with squarespace: part 1.

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i’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. there are several bloggers out there that excel at DIY— i am not one of them. okay, every once in a while I surprise myself, but it’s not my forte. so when Squarespace asked me to take a stab at building a website on my own, i had my reservations. however, i’m more comfortable with design and technology than... 
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creative coupling.

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the eclectic decor in this apartment in paris, recently featured on socialite family, is the beautiful result of the creative coupling of Pierre Le Ny and Émilie Urbansky. the couple explains their approach to decorating their home as a perfect partnership: he shows her things, and she makes him discover others. Pierre is a both a gallerist and artists’ manager at... 
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wear this there: sfmoma.

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as the gateway to modern art, SFMOMA is always one we suggest to visiting friends and readers. Now even more so because our favorite landmark got a wee bit of a facelift. home to warhols, and rothkos alike it now houses a richard serra installation. they upgraded to an in-house sightless coffee bar, and a three michelin starred destination called in situ. why not try to blend... 
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