good reads: inside out magazine.

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here’s another great september issue. nope, this one’s not vogue either, but for you fashionistas, i hear it’s out any day now. this is the september issue of australian inside out magazine, and instead of fashion it’s full of some honest to goodness bright, modern and beautifully inspiring interiors. since it’s an international magazine from... 
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california sunshine.

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sometimes, when you’re fresh outta flowers, you need to get creative. i see an empty vessel and i want to fill it with something pretty! and i always like having fresh flowers in the house — and i like going to the flower mart to get a week’s supply. they generally last a lot longer than a week when i buy them there, which is nice, too. but i didn’t... 
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petite vignette.

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i love a simple, but personally moving vignette — collected items that draw your visitors in and cause them to wonder — where they came from, what they mean to you. putting them together is fun — think of it as the subtly stylish hat you wear to a party – eye catching, but not so over the top you look like you’re ready for the kentucky derby.... 
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PS I love you.

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one claire day. i’m sure by now you’ve probably seen the Ikea PS cabinet popping up in more than one friend’s house. and most likely, inconspicuously so. its simple design and clean lines enable it to drop-in just about anywhere in a seemingly effortless and practical way. the PS cabinet’s simplicity lends itself to expression. it screams out for it.... 
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anthropologie: the magazine.

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When decorating, a lot of us can’t just cut loose and spend a lot of money all at once. Like anything we do, we’ve got to create a decorating budget and take things slowly, adding elements to our homes over time, rather than in one fell swoop. so when anthropologie invited me to write about three different design budget scenarios for you in their magazine, i thought... 
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