black & white world.

black-&-white-dining-room-by-marcus-hay

styling by marcus hay. for all of us who adore a good black and white color scheme (if you can call it color) pay careful attention to this particular post — soak it all in. because what’s coming up in the next post today, well…it’s anything but black and white. you’ll see soon enough! but in the meantime, i do love these rooms i’ve been... 
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modern cottage.

LIVING-ROOM

so, we’re all finally back from holiday (i know — i took my time getting back to work, but i’ve missed you!) and i thought i’d share a look at my wee modern cottage. you’ve seen the bedroom and the bath, and now i’m sharing the ‘grand room’ — that’s what you call a combo-living-kitchen area these days, right? i’d... 
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have a fab holiday.

fab-holiday-finds

• this post in partnership with fab. i’m not very good at gift guides — i am of the mindset that you readers know what you want, and you don’t need me to tell you what your friends and loved ones might like. however, the fine folks at fab invited me to peruse their fab holiday shop and see what i might spy, and i gotta say, there’s some cool gift... 
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home, at last.

HOME

it’s beginning to look a lot like home around here. after many weeks of purging and packing up 1,000 square feet to move it all about 10 blocks away, into about 600 square feet, we’re finally making some real progress. i like it here. a lot. it’s peaceful and quiet and though it’s tiny and old, i’m trying to make it into a modern cottage. i look... 
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modern cottage.

dwr-shelving

ever since i found out i was moving into a cozy cottage, i’ve been daydreaming away about how i’ll be decorating it. although it’s an older victorian cottage, it’s been modernized — almost too much, so we’re ripping up carpeting and restoring fir wood floors and replacing bad lighting fixtures (and i mean really bad) and white washing the... 
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