simple restraint.

after staying in that beautiful lisbon apartment, i came home and kind of went ‘ugh’. not that i don’t love my home, because i very much do, but man, do i have a lot of ‘stuff’! living those few days in lisbon in a very simple, but also quite stunning apartment taught me that i honestly just do not need so much of these things that surround me.... 
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friday finds.

happy friday y’all, are you ready for the weekend? i’ve got family in town and we’re taking mummy out for her birthday dinner, so i’m looking forward to that (i’d tell you how young she’s turning but she reads this and i’ll get in trouble)! and it’s the long beach flea market on sunday, which is kinda my favorite (shhhh, don’t... 
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friday finds.

when it comes to good design, i’m very interested in the simple little details. the nook that calls you to come visit, the staircase that beckons you to climb. maybe it’s a mirror with a truly beautiful shape. this week’s friday finds bring you a few inspiring details i just love. here’s to the little things this weekend, guys. oh, and it’s the... 
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GREEN & BLACK’S chocolate libraries.

for me, lazy days with a good book are made even better when I have a little treat to nibble on between pages. so when i was invited to try GREEN & BLACK’S new chocolate libraries, i knew exactly where i’d be displaying them to share their pretty packaging with you — on my beloved built-in bookcases, of course! now that the weather is getting colder, i... 
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the ever-inspiring arch.

the urbanite. arches are just so pleasing to the eye — don’t you agree? whether they’re arched alcoves, doorways, windows or some other architectural wonder, i find them to look just splendid. the curve of an arch is just so special — like it took just a little more effort to achieve. i’m starting my remodel of my bathroom and back bedrooms (more... 
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