bedside manners.

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THE APARTMENT BY THE LINE, in / out blog. i place quite a bit of importance on my bedside table — i like it to be uncluttered, with my favorite things nearby: current reading material and journal, candles, night mask (very important!) and good lighting. i have a thing for cool looking lamps and have a collection of all shapes and sizes. my bedside pendant lamps are from... 
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good reads: foraged flora.

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what happens when one of your favorite floral designers and the co-founder of remodelista team up with one of your photography idols? a beautiful new book: Foraged Flora: A Year of Gathering and Arranging Wild Plants and Flowers by Louesa Roebuck and Sarah Lonsdale and gorgeously photographed by Laurie Frankel. i’m so inspired by this kind of rogue flower arranging that... 
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friday finds.

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’tis friday folks, and i’m ready for the weekend! it’s been a nice week though — i found out i won bloglovin’s best home decor blog which both shocks and thrills me, and i so appreciate all of you who so kindly voted. i’m also planning a few of my favorite things — a little gardening time which always chills me out, some reading (all... 
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wear this there: the restaurant at the standard.

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were bringing it home for brunch this week, to a classic that’s been under our noses the whole time. this ambiguously named spot is memorable not for title, but for the fact that the entire locale is bright cadmium yellow. yep, absolutely everything in the joint is daffodil-hued. and though we would love to send you forth, dressed head-to-toe in matching tones, that may... 
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stairway to book heaven.

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my domaine. one of the things that makes me happiest about my new (well, now a year old!) house is the built-in bookcases we installed. i love books and i love displaying them for other people to enjoy. the only drawback is how tall my bookcases are since they reach my ceiling which at the highest pitch is about 13 feet tall. so i’m considering installing a library ladder... 
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