good reads: home stories.

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one of my favorite decor books is urban vintage, written by Swedish author and blogger ida magntorn. ida sent me along a PDF of her new book home stories, which is now available, and it’s just as lovely and inspiring as her last book. both books are published in swedish, but chronicle books later published urban vintage in english under the title home style by city,... 
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new and noteworthy.

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1. been wearing this non-stop because darnit, i do believe i did my best — sweetest sweetshirt ever from ban.do. in this, the first edition of new and noteworthy for 2016 it would appear i’m feeling rather girlie, hmmm? i’m all about feminine shapes and colors, and standing proud — i am woman, hear me roar in my ban.do i did my best sweatshirt —... 
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the charming sketchbooks of monsieur philippe weisbecker.

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last September the lovely julie of pod traveled to Tokyo and found these books, well, more like pamphlets, that were published by a small Japanese publishing company. The work is by french artist Philippe Weisbecker and they are the most beautiful little pieces of ephemera. this book depicts charming Drawings of the most unusual, but intriguing little items (like girdles and... 
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what to do with a book addiction.

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i have a lot, and i mean a lot of books. when i relocated my movers were cussing me out under their breath as they hoisted many, many boxes of books upon their shoulders. i cannot help myself. i don’t just buy one book at a time, i buy three. they’re just so very pretty and i have a very hard time ridding myself of them, and honestly i just don’t want to.... 
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thoughts for a friday.

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grace coddington photographed by tim walker. it would seem that in a week that could be all about highlighting couples, a lot of strong, independent and admirable women are popping up all over the place for me. tina over on swiss-miss posted a list of suggestions for Female Entrepreneur speakers and the list was awe-inspiring. she asked for more suggestions and so i added... 
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