the weekday happy hour.

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just before we jump into the long hectic holiday weekend, we’re partnering with Target to style up my upper backyard bonfire space for an easy weekday happy hour. it’s sometimes challenging to decorate quickly and easily on a week night, but it’s also important when you work really hard all week (and as a blogger often weekends, too!) to decompress and refuel... 
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harlow & grey.

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our dear friend jeanne chan (of shop sweet things) and her event designer cousin gloria wong tritasavit (of gloria wong design) recently launched a gorgeous and modern line of party goods and we are excited to share these with you! inspired by their love of fashion, graphic design and pop culture, the harlow & grey collections allow individuals to beautifully entertain... 
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the shutterbugs: julie ansiau.

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i’m such a fan of paris-based photographer julie ansiau. her photography is bright, beautiful and a little bit whimsical, and even with decor images like these, the styling gets just a little bit playful. julie shoots for elle, figaro and milk magazines, just to name a few. she also keeps a blog, blog des fruits des fleurs etc. with updates on her latest projects —... 
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i spy: blues + hints of blush.

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alexandra strong photography. this is such a pretty color palette, don’t you think? some cool blues and hints of pale peachy blush and orange — maybe some sage green for good measure. very soothing, very calm — perhaps a perfect palette to consider for a vacation home by the beach, or an updated version of southwestern desert vibe. i spy: blues + hints of... 
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cool vibes for warm days.

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durham house. it’s been record high temps for L.A. in june these past two weeks, and wouldn’t you know it but my AC decides to go kaput on me. lucy’s panting on the floor and i’m working practically naked whilst positioned directly in front of the fan. ugh. 108 temperatures last monday sent me in search of cool, calm and collected decor looks to ease... 
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