fancy a holiday in capri?

i’ve always wanted to venture to capri but now the desire has dramatically¬†deepened. after virtually visiting casa solaro, a holiday rental home in capri, italy i’ve fallen even further innamorato. this home designed by matteo thun & partners is just dreamy — can’t you just see yourself sipping a campari & soda on that sofa at sunset? i love... 
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best of: 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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springtime in paris.

usually when i see this much color i might shy away — it can often be too much for me (lover of all things sedate in decor). but this paris apartment just works and doesn’t feel over the top to me — instead it’s very cheerful and full of that french¬†joie de vivre. featured recently on inside out magazine, i admire the owner’s adventurous endeavor... 
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things go better with pink.

i guess it’s no surprise i have a fondness for pink — shades of pale pink most especially. it’s a color that just compliments every other color. it’s very generous that way — from black to navy to nude, pink just makes every other color look better. whether they’ve decorated completely over the top and gone ornate baroque with pink, or it’s... 
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eclectic is in.

one thing i can tell you having just returned from london and paris — eclectic is in! not that it ever went out of style, especially in european corners of the world, but i found myself uber-inspired by what’s going on over there especially in terms of their madcap mix of genres, color and pattern. one of my favorite resources for that kind of home inspiration... 
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