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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trending: jewel tones.

nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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no fear of color here.

i’m currently going gaga for this playful home located in ibiza. makes sense that its inhabitants are dutch designers who focus on ecological textiles for youngins. it’s straight out of a contemporary fairytale with whimsical elements all coming in electric shades, against a clean white canvas. the island was specifically chosen to house their dream destination... 
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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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keeping it colorful.

the design files. we’re on a roll with bold colors today! words cannot properly evoke the feelings i have about this fabulous dining room lucy on the design files shared (lucy always shares the good stuff). i could live here in a heartbeat — such a wonderfully eclectic mix of vintage modern — from the victorian fireplace mantel to that great contemporary... 
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