there’s something about harlequin.

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handbag designer carolina l. iriarte’s fabulous floors, via freunde von freunden (above + below). i have this thing for harlequin patterns. i’m not sure why i love them so much, but perhaps it stems from my family’s days in the circus. oh no, i kid you not, we had a circus. taschen has a book dedicated to the circus with a harlequin print cover — i... 
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friday finds.

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this week i’ve gone a little mad for marble. but not just any old marble — these friday finds are all about colorful, kinda crazy, swirling pretty marble patterns that i see showing up all over the internet. from pretty paperweights to the insanely beautiful parquet wood floors designed by Copenhagen’s snedker studios — insanely creative, right? i’m... 
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brightly styled.

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photography by Duncan Innes for homestyle. when it comes to styling, i’m really drawn to light and bright. which in this case is a great white ‘base’ if you will — whether it be white walls, floors or both paired with some whimsical bright pops of color — pillows, artwork, rugs or even a bunch of colorful flowers can really do a lot for a room... 
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hot pink high drama.

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fashions designers at home. beyond the culture and the history, one of the things i am most interested in seeing when i travel to cuba is the color. that well-worn, faded patina finish that can only come with years of weathering. there’s a certain vibe architecture and interiors take on when they’ve been left untouched for a long time and i find it so beautiful.... 
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cheers to colored glassware.

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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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