friday finds.


oh man. how is it already september? it’s the labor day long weekend here in the states and that marks the ‘official’ end of summer. me no likey — not one bit. i haven’t even had a real vacation this year! anyway, i’m wishing for an endless summer this friday. how about you? got fun plans for the long weekend? let’s all eat loads of... 
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tropical vibes.


lean timms photography. i guess i’m really milking these summer days. i’m still craving a holiday away, even though L.A. is warm and sunny — it’s just the idea of jetting off to a tropical island somewhere that sounds so secluded and appealing to me right now. lots of palms waving in the tradewinds, rattan daybeds, whitewashed walls and ceiling fans... 
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make my bed zen.


circa lighting. each and every one of these rooms have something in common. not just that as i write this i’ve got the monday blues and just feel like crawling under their covers — they’re all just so zen. not much color to speak of, and many of them have an almost rustic vibe — using shiplap or exposed beams and molding gives these bedrooms the feeling... 
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unexpected space saving spots.


alvhem. i think i’m diving in and going to remodel my bathroom & back bedroom. eeek! yikes! it’s kind of a two-step process that i’ll be explaining more about later, but essentially we’ll be knocking out the wall between the tiny bathroom and the back bedroom to make a much larger bathroom — and the back bedroom will become a walk-in closet... 
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the shutterbugs: jonas ingerstedt.


i’ve featured the work of Stockholm-based photographer Jonas Ingerstedt before and i’m a big fan of his use of natural light and simple solutions to create just the right image. i just can’t get enough of his snappy interiors! i came across his recent work for linum’s colorful spring 2016 collection and fell in love not only with these pretty images... 
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