inside elsie green.

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If you adore French antiques and decor, a visit to Elsie Green is a must. Located in Concord just a 40 minute drive from San Francisco, this small, sustainable, family-run business offers an astounding collection of vintage finds from France and Morocco, as well as interior design, staging and consultation services. The team has numerous trips to Europe throughout... 
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sweet spot.

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although it’s tiny, this sweet little holiday hideaway in Malasaña, a chic neighborhood in madrid, packs a big visual punch. the color palette is oh-so-soothing and interior designers studio nimú have done such a wonderful job with a such a small canvas. i love, love, love the black casement doors out to the terrace — gives me an idea for my kitchen makeover!... 
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new collection from IKEA.

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There’s a brand new limited-edition collection launching soon from IKEA and I’m pretty over the moon excited about it. their new VIKTIGT collection is the result of a creative collaboration with Ingegerd Råman, one of Scandinavia’s most well-known glass designers and ceramists. According to Ingegerd, the collection “is about craft, it’s a project between... 
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black + white with style all over.

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schumacher pyne hollyhock chitnz print, via lonny magazine. i was most inspired by this feature on lonny editor in chief michelle adam’s feminine but bold bedroom. i mean, you’re taking chances when you pair rose chintz and leopard and a polkadot print, am i right? but this works quite beautifully and screams style. she used schumacher’s pyne hollyhock chitnz... 
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new and noteworthy.

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1. shibori accordian rug from anthropologie. this time on new and noteworthy i’ve gone to the dark side. i’m embracing all things black — or at the very least, black & white, a dash of cream and a wee bit of gray. all great colors for adding a bit of chic sophistication and style to your home. plus, black pairs really well with other colors — specifically,... 
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