around l.a. / midland.

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In the heart of hopping Culver City sits one of L.A.’s loveliest curated shops : MIDLAND. It’s a refreshing mix of goods, many local artisans represented, each wonderfully complementary to the next. And it makes sense that the space and its contents are so great – after all, shop owners and long time friends Kelly Harris + Paige Appel have spent the last... 
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darkly delicious.

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new york times t magazine. i’m back at it — vacillating back and forth about my kitchen redesign and find myself debating dark cabinetry. i really like the nice bright white kitchen, but i do find these darkly delicious versions quite attractive, too. these kitchens all have a flair for the dramatic and i can see cooking up a storm here with a nice glass of cabernet... 
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what’s in your pantry?

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pinch of yum’s kitchen makeover. whether it’s your cooking accoutrement, your everyday dishware or your favorite condiments it’s nice to have a well-organized kitchen pantry, as well as one that’s displayed pleasingly too. i always think i’m going to make the time to put all my dry goods into pretty weck jars so i open my cupboards to some kind... 
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studio tour: a question of eagles.

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i’ve been a longtime fan and follower of local ceramic artists Melissa Tolar and Jonathan Ballak, the creative husband and wife duo behind a question of eagles, and finally got the chance to meet them in person. walk into their downtown L.A. studio and you’ll be greeted by the smell of the earth, beautiful natural light and a sweet little doggie named clyde.... 
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rolling right along.

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rolling carts can be a home’s best friend. they’re versatile, useful and have that unexpected chic look that can’t go wrong. sure, you can use these industrial beauties for bar carts, but they can be so much more than that — a great entryway statement piece displaying your favorite collections, a green herb garden or perhaps a rustic rolling library?... 
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