la dolce vita, at home.

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if you asked me where else in the world i might like to live, the answer hands-down would be italy. i love everything about the italian culture — the friendly people, the slow life, eating amazing fresh food al fresco, drinking wine on warm nights outdoors in charming cafes. those gardens created in window boxes but that spill lushly over tiny balconies — sigh.... 
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sacred spaces.

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i get abc carpet & home’s newsletter regularly (it’s my very favorite shop in NYC) and this week they shared a new om collection devoted to the art of sacred spaces — all about creating your own little moment of zen. there’s so many pretty things to design a beautiful little sanctuary: gorgeous velvet and silk meditation cushions, incense, to deities... 
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Friday Finds: The Candle

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I’ve been on the hunt for a minimal candle holder lately, and here are a few of my favorites that I’ve come across. Office for Product Design has crafted a set of dead-simple, saucer-inspired candle holders. Folk from Normann Copenhagen is a series of playful candle holders that hold each other. Kutter from Hay is designed to hold both a tealight and... 
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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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a cozy new year’s eve at home.

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i’m not one to rush out to a bunch of new year’s eve parties each year. instead, i’d much rather spend the evening with a few special friends, either making a really great dinner, or sharing a few cocktails and reminiscing and laughing about our year (the good & the bad) and what’s ahead for 2016. to make it extra cozy this year (it’s been... 
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