tileworks.

simon watson photography. i’m still obsessed with tile — even more so after visiting cuba where almost every surface you step on is tiled beautifully, even if cracked or decaying. i’m planning on using moroccan-inspired cement tile from clé tile for my bathroom remodel and i couldn’t be more excited — if i could just narrow down which tiles... 
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friday finds.

welcome to the jungle, folks — well, jungle green anyway. it’s so very hot out today here in L.A. — it’s in the 90’s and i feel like these images are cooling me down just a little bit. green is such a soothing, lush color, isn’t it? here’s to staying cool this weekend and a look at my friday finds. have a lovely weekend, everyone. xo,... 
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on trend: turquoise.

maire claire maison. helloooo, monday! forgive me while i get a little colorful this morning and start our day with a bold burst of the blues — turquoise, to be exact. i’m seeing these exotic hues of green-blue everywhere — including the fashion world and it makes you wonder, does design follow fashion? or is it the other way around? case in point —... 
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a weekend in laguna.

as i posted last friday, i slipped away for a long leisurely weekend in laguna beach. laguna is the perfect southern california beach town, just under two hours south of Los angeles. cute little wood-shingled cottages cling to the overgrown hillsides along with their newer mansion-like neighbors and all share a stunning view of the sun-drenched pacific ocean below. it’s... 
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made you blush.

rum magazine. blush pink appears to hold its position as the ‘color du jour’, and i’m just seeing it everywhere. it’s a color that can go super sophisticated — especially paired with navy blue or black — but is also easily adaptable for a very youthful and feminine look for say a teenage bedroom. these looks today are on the sophisticated... 
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