entertaining with Q Squared: a giveaway.

i’m a dedicated member of those of us who love to throw parties, especially a themed dinner party! i think i get it from my mum — the ultimate hostess. recently Q Squared invited me to check out their beautiful collection of melamine dinnerware and throw my own soirée with their Cambridge Rose set in crimson. the pretty dinnerware is inspired by vintage English... 
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color palette: mint + peachy pink.

last weekend, i checked out DTLA’s brand new museum of ice cream and found myself inspired by two particulars installations (and my favorite ice cream flavor) mint chip, as well as the pretty pastel sherbet room. so i return today with another color pairing, minty fresh green and pale, peachy pink. pastel hues ideal for lightening things up for the spring season. consider... 
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friday finds.

it’s the end of a long week, and therefore my friends, it’s time for my friday finds. i could mention all the political issues of the day, but i’m just not in the mood. instead, i bring you a little more of that pantone color of the year: green — in a variety of manner, from fashion to decor, good old green goes a long way to lighten the day. have... 
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bohemian paris.

my very much beloved and favorite decor magazine milk decoration just featured the exotic and uber-eclectic paris apartment of Sophie Duruflé, CEO of the Parisian brand, Isabel Marant. talk about your bohemian paradise – chez Duruflé is a well-curated collection of vintage oddities, that all work quite well together, especially if you’ve got a taste for the unexpected.... 
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a lantern lit soirée with women & whiskies.

last week i had the pleasure of hosting my very first party in my new home along with my partners, women & whiskies. i had the idea of hosting an asian-influenced evening with whisky cocktails paired with chinese and japanese cuisine. my first task: to hang a ton of paper and silk lanterns and globe lights across my patio! i searched out vintage lanterns on etsy, and smaller... 
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