live simply.

do you ever wake up and wonder what it might be like to live more simply? not exactly move to the woods and live a rustic existence, but some semblance of that? just a few belongings that truly mean something to you and the domestic basics you need to get by — a cozy bed, a bath to soak in, a comfortable reading room, books — naturally. all the simple comforts... 
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at home in barcelona.

my trip to barcelona earlier this year was one of the highlights of my summer (thus far!) and i fell in love with the beautiful spanish city. the architecture was stunning (all that wonderful gaudí) and so well-kept. i was surprised by the good condition of the buildings and always wanted more of a glimpse inside them. so with this lovely tour of anna alfaro’s home... 
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wear this there: la brasserie auteil.

how is it that in a city of 33 square miles there seems to be an infinite number of adorable establishments? paris’s la brasserie auteuil may fall under that category but it is in a league of its own with a terrace for sore eyes. this italian restaurant is brimming with jasmine flowers, olive trees, and furnishings that are just as delicious as the dishes! a secret garden... 
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good reads: avenue lifestyle.

do you regularly visit avenue lifestyle? it’s one of my go-to blogs, just to see what founders Holly Marder and Hedda Pier have been up to. the creative interior design, styling and photography studio regularly posts their recent projects, and they are always up to something most inspiring. the blog showcases their work, highlights design trends and shares all things... 
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b & b in puglia, anyone?

i came across this stunning italian b&b on sight unseen, one of my favorite design blogs and instantly added it to my must-visit list. but then their post suggested we might pop over to Masseria Moroseta’s instagram for further ogling and that was when i was really smitten. Masseria Moroseta is a Mediterranean b & b with modern stone farmhouse vibes and views... 
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