book smart.

i am nothing if not a book worm. you may have noticed the first thing i did when i moved into my new house was to build floor to ceiling built-in bookcases as fast as we possibly could. when i move, i lug my book collection along the way, causing movers everywhere serious back pain (sorry guys, they are not dead bodies but beloved hardbound treasures). but not only do i love... 
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the power of pantone.

dustjacket attic above + below. i’ve always thought it so cool how we can use color as a reflector of what’s going on in our culture. each year, color creators at pantone release their color of the year, and as you may know, in 2016 they chose not just one, but two colors: the year of rose quartz and blue serenity. it could be amongst chaos we as a culture... 
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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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wear this there: vegan house.

vietnam brings the summer style — and eats — with its hottest new hang out vegan house. this week’s wear this there is located in the bustling city of ho chi minh, and embraces the design heritage of old and new. old being the nods to french colony, new being the chic revamp the vegan house got upon re-opening. we suggest an easy breezy jumpsuit so one can easily... 
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cheers to colored glassware.

Elsie Larson’s rainbow glass collection (above and below) via A Beautiful Mess. when it comes to throwing parties, it’s fun to have great glassware — it just adds a whole other layer to the event, not to mention, it’s very instagrammable should that be a goal of yours. when i’ve hosted parties i’ve rented from two amazing rental agencies... 
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