on trend: turquoise.

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maire claire maison. helloooo, monday! forgive me while i get a little colorful this morning and start our day with a bold burst of the blues — turquoise, to be exact. i’m seeing these exotic hues of green-blue everywhere — including the fashion world and it makes you wonder, does design follow fashion? or is it the other way around? case in point —... 
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new & noteworthy.

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1. i dig the classic contrast welting on west elm’s new commune armless sofa. this time my picks for new & noteworthy are all about the neutrals — creamy whites, black and cozy brown — like Sean McNanney’s dreamy cashmere blankets — sigh, that is just a thing of beauty! i guess, whether i’m ready or not we’re headed into autumn... 
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bfgf.

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i first came upon one of los angeles-based artist Lilian Martinez’s adorable sweatshirts on pinterest, which then lead me to her BFGF tumblr shop — where i just fell in love with her very original textile artwork. it’s like Gauguin meets the simpsons meets pop culture, and it’s just quite brilliant! BFGF is an art brand “inspired by transcendent... 
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madly truly eclectic.

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architectural digest espana. eclectic — the real thing is hard to come by. i feel as though i see loads of decor that’s trying to be eclectic, or staged as such, but a truly eclectic space is one that i think evolves over time — heirloom pieces meet brand new finds, and personal trinkets shine. it’s a look that is often imitated, but should actually... 
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junk in your trunk.

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dust jacket. i have to admit, i’ve been known to stash some clutter in a trunk or two — but how stylish and un-assuming do they look nestled at the foot of your bed, or smack in the middle of the living room? it’s like hiding a crime right under everyone’s nose. these inspiration shots are sure to give you some great ideas on ways to low-key conceal... 
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