wear this there: shugaa dessert bar.

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bangkok based dessert bar shugaa has us humming “i want candy” while dreaming of all the sweet tooth-dedicated dishes we could be cashing in on. the space, designed by party/space/design, was influenced by the lucite and luminous depth of sugar crystals — wood, pastel tones, and rose gold bring light to the room. conjuring scenes from a classic favorite, our... 
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curl up with your favorite chocolate & a good book.

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as you can probably tell from the built-in bookcases i added to my living room, i’m a bit of reader. well, more than a bit — reading is my favorite escape, and i inherited that from my mother who always used to read to me. i also inherited her indulgence of reading with a nice glass of wine, paired with some good, dark chocolate — the ultimate treat. so,... 
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simple matters.

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as erin boyle’s blog title might suggest, Reading My Tea Leaves is a lovely lifestyle blog celebrating a practical and purposeful approach to a simple, sustainable life. and now erin has written her first book, Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More — a beautiful and thoughtful message of simplicity, paring down, and living with what you love.... 
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good reads: modern pastoral.

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there’s a new design book out, and it’s by one of my personal favorite blog authors, niki Brantmark of my scandinavian home. niki’s beautiful new book is Modern Pastoral, published by CICO Books. Niki runs the daily interior design blog My Scandinavian Home, inspired by her move to Sweden from London over ten years ago and much like her blog, Modern Pastoral... 
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good reads: heath’s tile makes the room.

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i’m having quite the passionate love affair with tile right now. i’ve been entertaining the idea of some cement Moroccan-inspired tile for my kitchen floor and trying to get up the nerve to give that a go! so, the bay area’s beloved heath ceramic’s new book, tile makes the room may be just the thing i need to kickstart that idea into action. tile does... 
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