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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Our HeiDay / Studio Tour.

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i met patricia, talent and owner of stationary brand our heiday, at a creative meet-up and was immediately drawn to her warm and genuine personality. her colorful and airy designs adorn cards, phone cases, wrapping paper, notebooks and prints and are sure to lift your spirits. and as patricia’s business and family grew this year, her sister donna¬†hopped on as partner... 
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Hedley & Bennett / Studio Tour.

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When I arrived at the Hedley & Bennett¬†apron headquarters my first interaction was with a delightfully jolly pig named Oliver. Apparently finishing his morning stroll, I followed him right into the door where things just kept getting better: a giant yellow slide coming down from a tree house in the middle of the room, a warehouse-length zip line just begging to be used,... 
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wabi-sabi.

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est living. i’m finding myself with way too much ‘stuff’ again. when i feel this way, not only does my home feel cluttered, but my mind does, too. i have trouble thinking straight and being creative and i have to stop what i’m doing immediately and straighten up my desk or a drawer. i’ve always been like this — i could never work my 9-5... 
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nothing quite like a pretty nook.

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anders schonnemann photography for cereal magazine. they just don’t build homes like they used to. i mean, c’mon — look at these incredibly beautiful alcoves — couldn’t we all use something pretty in our homes like these lovely nooks? i dare say, yes please! the bath tub is my very favorite, but i wouldn’t say no to a sweet little bedroom... 
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