new to covet.


the new online issue of Covet Garden is taking you into the charming home of publisher Vicki and her daughters Lily and Piper, a perfect urban playground for adults and kids alike. Vicki and the girls take their design philosophy from William Morris, who said, “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” i love that,... 
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happiness hideout.


how’s this for a sweet little secret hideout? i’d love to while away my days in this very Scandinavian-looking, whitewashed guest cottage from light locations. it may be intended for a photography location, but i’d like to lay around here, leisurely reading, napping, or painting! wouldn’t a place like this with all that natural light inspire you to... 
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unexpected guests: wendy withers and gavin lester.


i think y’all are going to love this unexpected guest. i got an email from wendy withers, a blogger who has worked with some friends of mine in the advertising world as an art producer/photo editor for many years, but recently took a break to have babies (or, the smalls, as she affectionately calls them). wendy is kindly sharing the oh-so-charming, and very hidden cape... 
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best of: down by the seashore.

via idathue. i think all the rain this weekend in san francisco has got me seeking sunshine. and, after spending some glorious days in the warm weather down in palm springs, i was ready for a little more, but this time in the guise of some time down by the seashore. who doesn’t relish some time away alone, tucked in cozily at a beach cottage? here’s an idea of... 
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this week on wanted, i appear to be in the mood for a little romance! i’ve rustled up some feminine finds, and could see decorating a little guest cottage with some of these — a little fantasy world to escape to. to read, to nap, to just ‘be’ whomever you’d like to be! 1. how do i get my hot little hands on an illustration by luis dourado (via... 
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