west elm’s new look.

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wowza! have you opened your mailbox to find west elm’s new catalog tucked inside? it’s really something special. it’s not just the incredible looking location (those tall ceilings, crown moldings, and marble mantel — sigh) it’s the colorful new collection with a vintage-modern vibe. i really love the juxtaposition of the classic architecture paired... 
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picture this.

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into the gloss. maybe one of your goals or resolutions for 2017 is to get all that loose artwork you’ve been compiling framed and hung? if you’re anything like me, it is a goal high on your to-do list — i’ve got a stack of artwork collecting dust and not getting the attention it rightly deserves, displayed on a wall! i like simple galleries myself,... 
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home away from home.

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well, we’re back in action — hi guys and happy new year, one and all! i hope you had a festive, but relaxing holiday. it’s good to be back! it’s not been the most restorative holiday i’ve ever had, but it has been very productive! we’ve started the remodel of my bathroom and walk-in closet and my house looks a giant boy in the bubble, because... 
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’tis the season.

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a sweet simple tree alternative, via weekday carnival. ’tis the season — for jolly spirits and a bit of mild madness. especially when you decide to remodel your home during the holidays. that’s me — i’m kooky like that. i honestly had no clue how much prep i’d have to do to get the house ready to tear apart. so i may be letting you down... 
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house swapping musical chairs.

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since i’m in the midst of a remodel i have to temporarily move out of my house while it’s under construction. my very kind next door neighbor artist justin bua offered me his empty studio apartment in return for helping him spruce it up and make it liveable. so how could i refuse? i love a good challenge and this place has cute bones — it’s got beautiful... 
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