on trend: jewel tones.


nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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cisco home.

spotted sf: cisco home / sfgirlbybay

A happy home is not only a beautiful one but a healthy one, too. The ethos of Cisco Home and their commitment to design, family and the environment in creating their collection of sustainable furniture. Since 1990 founder Cisco Pinedo and his family have handcrafted their full line of furnishings using sustainable materials and building methods from their company’s los... 
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warm and fuzzy feelings.


frenchyfancy. i’m actually beginning to feel an autumn chill in the air which means it’s time to break out the cozy sheepskins i stash away in summer months. don’t these rooms make you feel all warm and fuzzy? maybe it’s just because i’m in bed with the flu (sigh) but the thought of curling up in these for days on end sounds mighty fine right... 
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the power of pantone.


dustjacket attic above + below. i’ve always thought it so cool how we can use color as a reflector of what’s going on in our culture. each year, color creators at pantone release their color of the year, and as you may know, in 2016 they chose not just one, but two colors: the year of rose quartz and blue serenity. it could be amongst chaos we as a culture... 
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the boho bedroom.


my domaine. i always think of the boho bedroom as a representation of a life well lived — flea market finds, personal artifacts from your favorite travels, all nestled together with some modern pieces to perfect the balance. it’s a healthy mix of texture and just the right amount of vibrant colors. this look is easier achieved than one might think — because... 
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