wear this there: isleta el espino.

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manifesting a vacation? we’ve found the answer to your daydreams in nicaragua’s isleta el espino. this eco hotel serves up the gram-worthy decor vibes, and pool-hangs for days. run by brother and sister andrew and kristin werner, the three bedroom hacienda is the perfect getaway for those seeking a little r&r lakeside. for this paradise, we are looking towards... 
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black + white with style all over.

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schumacher pyne hollyhock chitnz print, via lonny magazine. i was most inspired by this feature on lonny editor in chief michelle adam’s feminine but bold bedroom. i mean, you’re taking chances when you pair rose chintz and leopard and a polkadot print, am i right? but this works quite beautifully and screams style. she used schumacher’s pyne hollyhock chitnz... 
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grown up art.

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domino magazine’s office, via a beautiful mess. at one point in my life, i had a pretty large collection of artwork, but much of it was reproductions or mass-produced prints found on Etsy, but now that i’ve gotten a lot older i’d like a more ‘grown up’ art gallery. not that some of that art cannot be found on etsy, or ebay, or a lot of online... 
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pretty little petersham.

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spring is in the air and it’s time to get my urban garden growing again. and a recent trip to the legendary petersham nurseries has provided much inspiration. oh how i’ve dreamt of visiting this magical place and it turned out to be even more dreamier than I expected! i have to thank my new florist friend (and local london gal) chikae of okishima & simmonds for... 
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repurposing vintage prints.

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sometimes it’s just tricky to find the fabrics you have in your head when it comes to decorating. i often wish i could design my own patterns from my imagination, or bring back to life some of the gorgeous vintage prints they used to make. it’s kind of a lost art i often imagine recreating — i miss those cool floral prints of the 50’s and 60’s,... 
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