at home with elsa billgren.

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it was the crazy bright orange smeg that first caught my eye and led me to the fabulous stockholm flat of elsa billgren. elsa is a Swedish television personality, blogger and vintage aficionado and writer. it would appear she also has a keen eye for decorating because her home is just lovely. eclectic, fresh and full of life (that smeg!) and cozy as all get out. i could curl... 
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bold choices.

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you gotta love it when a homeowner is brave enough to make some bold color choices. i used to be much more apt to paint a room a bright color and if i didn’t like it i’d just paint it another color. a friend used to joke that my bathroom was getting smaller because each time i’d add a coat of paint, the room would shrink just a little bit more. true story... 
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new year, new bedding.

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This was the first year I’ve ever been able to host Christmas at my house — my very own home — and it made me feel so content and i was able to really relax — not a familiar holiday feeling for me and gotta say, i really liked it. usually, i’m rushing around, packing and getting on a plane or making a long road trip to meet up with my family.... 
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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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home sweet, eclectic home.

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vtwonen stylists douglas & jones. you know me (well, at least if you’ve been reading awhile), i like an eccentric eclectic look everytime. i don’t wanna see any of that cookie-cutter, ordered it from the latest catalog look. while, there’s nothing wrong at all with ordering from your favorite shops, just please promise me you’ll mix it up a little,... 
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