zen and the art of cooking.

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remodelista. i’m working on some ideas to update my kitchen and i keep coming back to these very peaceful, zen-like spaces. there’s just something so soothing about the thought of cooking in a space like these — bringing in fresh herbs and produce from my¬†garden (food is growing out there!), putting on some chill music and cooking great meals. i like the... 
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darkness prevails.

dark7

studio preveza via pop sugar. i used to have a dark blackish blue accent wall in my old bedroom, and i adored it (benjamin moore’s gravel gray). and i still love this look. jenna lyons may have made dark sleeping quarters into a trend with her fabulous bedroom featured many moons again in domino — and i’m sure others may have come before her, but that’s... 
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benjamin moore 5 gallon giveaway.

PAINT1A

last week i finally shared the before and after reveal of my exterior paint job — you probably saw that i painted my new house black, and i love every dark inch of it. well this week, benjamin moore is very kindly giving away 5 gallons of Aura Exterior paint in the winner’s choice of color and finish — and, aura exterior paint is available in thousands of... 
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paint it black!

BlkHouse-2

i’m very excited to finally share with you my latest home improvement project! i got up some steely nerve and painted my new house black! i’ve always dreamed of having a black house, and i couldn’t be more thrilled with the way it turned out. i’ve been pinning black houses, inspired by those in Scandinavia and denmark, and at long last have one of my... 
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whiter shade of pale.

1WHITE

circa lighting. i don’t know why i’m always so drawn to white, but maybe because it just looks so fresh — like a rainstorm just came through and washed everything clean — making it brand new again. it also looks ultra calming, so i get a very restful and relaxed feeling in a white room. it’s why i paint all my walls white these days (benjamin... 
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