book smart.

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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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best of: in the pale pink.

by mölle. pale blush is chic, it’s neutral, and yet, is a very powerful color. think claire underwood’s pale lip color — now that’s a powerful statement. it’s also such a restful color, just don’t underestimate it. it looks great in contrast with gray or black, and pale green, too. and accessorized with rose gold, it’s stunning. i... 
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modern day handmade heirlooms.

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Rebecca Atwood has always loved quilts and their sense of history. Growing up, there was a crazy quilt hanging next to her parent’s dining room table that was from her mom’s side of the family, and she was fascinated with it and its different triangular fabrics. Her mom also made her own quilts for Rebecca and her sisters with big squares in happy colors. Needless to say,... 
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settee. as pretty as it sounds.

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jj media locations. you may think of the settee as a thing of the past, but as you saw in yesterday’s post, it’s just not so. the settee, which has been around a while — dating back to the 17th century in Europe — is really such an ideal seating solution for small spaces. the settee looks lovely in an entryway, a reading nook, and across a larger sofa... 
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that feminine feeling.

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frederik vercruysse for dwell magazine. no one could ever accuse me of being a girly-girl, but i do have a soft spot for sweet hues in the bedroom. everything from blush, to shades of robin’s egg blue are being found in these boudoirs — truly the stuff that dreams are made of. this rosie trend is best implemented in eye-catching additions, like the perfect candy-colored... 
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