summer living with article.

if there’s one thing i like best about living in L.A. it’s outdoor entertaining. there’s nothing i love more than dining al fresco with friends and hosting warm evening summer parties in my backyard. i always seem to be in need of additional seating for guests, so i’ve partnered with Article to add a bit more stylish seating to the patio. i was really... 
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that little black accent.

as you’ll see in a few more posts this week (guest room makeover reveal, coming right up!) i’m still seduced by that little black magic. i’ve had jet black walls before and loved them, and as you may know, i painted the exterior of my house jet black (and all the interior doors black, too). so i guess my crush on black never really fades. it just has such... 
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best of: darkness prevails.

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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best of: in the pale pink.

by mölle. pale blush is chic, it’s neutral, and yet, is a very powerful color. think claire underwood’s pale lip color — now that’s a powerful statement. it’s also such a restful color, just don’t underestimate it. it looks great in contrast with gray or black, and pale green, too. and accessorized with rose gold, it’s stunning. i... 
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color palette: green + yellow + black.

this week’s color palette kind of breaks a lot of rules. it’s rather bold and unusual but i really like its lush richness: green + black + yellow. reminds me of an exotic tropical bird. green is very “in” but i like it paired with lots of black, and a little yellow for good measure, giving it a bit of that ’70’s vibe. it says sassy and stylish! •... 
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