this week’s must reads.

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i thought it might be fun to share some of my favorite reads on a regular basis, thus ‘this week’s must reads’. i am a literary junkie, especially when it comes to design and decor books, blogs, zines and magazines, and these reads pop nicely into the book category. first up is spaces, published by the folks at the always charming australia-based frankie... 
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the stylists: mademoiselle poirot.

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meet mademoiselle poirot — Carole Poirot to be exact (and yes, that is her real name). writer, stylist, and photographer of her blog by the same name. Originally from Paris, carole has previously lived in Germany and is now settled in London where she is most passionate about interiors and styling, food, painting and photography. carole quit her day job in 2014 to pursue... 
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insta / pairings.

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@zilverblauw and @mavencollection. i haven’t had the time to pull together an insta / pairings in a while, so i thought it was a fine time to share some of my favorite instgrammers with you and inspire you with some new Instagram accounts to follow ¬†— if you haven’t discovered them already. this time i’m all about springtime looks and pastel pinks.... 
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getting creative with the minted 50.

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i’ve been very kindly invited to participate a creative project called the Minted 50, and today i’m sharing my project and a little bit of my creative process with you. it was so much fun to actually get my hands dirty, so to speak and actually make something close to ‘art’ — i created this collage (above) using photographs i took and ephemera¬†i... 
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best of: inspiring studio spaces.

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artist isabelle tuchband’s atrium art studio via the selby. even though i really like working from home, i love having the luxury of the studio space i share in downtown L.A. — it’s just such a creative escape from the norm, and can often inspire me just seeing what the other creatives there are up to. these spaces are something special, and i hope they inspire... 
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