simple matters.


as erin boyle’s blog title might suggest, Reading My Tea Leaves is a lovely lifestyle blog celebrating a practical and purposeful approach to a simple, sustainable life. and now erin has written her first book, Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More — a beautiful and thoughtful message of simplicity, paring down, and living with what you love.... 
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who is this fantastic frank, anyway?


if you’ve been in the blogosphere or on pinterest for a while now, you’re probably very aware of berlin and stockholm-based¬†fantastic frank. a real estate mogul by trade, but oh — so much more. i sometimes think of frank as some kind of santa claus, or perhaps he’s more oz like — the great wizard you never really get to see. all we see is the... 
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playful pastels.


tyche apartment in barcelona via cargo collective (above + below). i would never call these pastels bashful. instead, they’re bright, perky and pretty darn playful. they’ve actually got an almost ‘playhouse’ vibe to them, and a distinctly Scandinavian slant. and the cool thing is, that achieving these looks can be as simple (and inexpensive) as a couple... 
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good reads: inside out magazine.


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.


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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