good reads: decorate workshop.


i think you’re going to like this book. a lot. a follow-up to holly becker’s beautiful decorate book, her new book decorate workshop is totally hands-on. she’s organized the book in such a way that it makes decorating your home a whole lot less daunting. holly shares her eight-step process to assess a space and carry your personally unique vision to a completely... 
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lighting the way.


sometimes you can decorate a room around just one really extraordinary lighting fixture. a beautiful vintage fixture like this one from cafe no hut can literally light up a room, giving you one particularly swell source of inspiration — and then you just take off from there. that one truly unique and special fixture is all you need to make a room smashing, all on its... 
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orange is never ordinary.


last week i was all about hot pink, but this week i’m into orange. so fickle, i am. but orange is a grand color too, and deserving of a poppy post all its own! so happy and forthright, orange does not mess around, people. it cries out “i’m here. pay attention!”. oh, orange. so un-ordinary. awesome pops of orange in the form of barstools and pendant... 
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in my dreams, i live here: hollywood hills.


i grew up in los angeles, and lived there most of my life until coming to san francisco sixteen years ago. so, i’d say i’ve got l.a. in my blood. i know the streets of the valley like the back of my hand, and spent many a rebellious and youthful night trolling the streets of hollywood, not sure looking for what, but enamored with it’s tarnished glamour. i... 
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in my dreams, i live here: berlin.


last time i dreamed of living elsewhere it was new york city. this week, i’m feeling a hankering to up and transport myself to berlin. it’s on the top of my ‘it places’ to visit and sites like freunde von freunden with their home tours of berlin’s most creative residents just increase my curiosity ten-fold. so today, i’m moving to berlin.... 
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