zen and the art of cooking.

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remodelista. i’m working on some ideas to update my kitchen and i keep coming back to these very peaceful, zen-like spaces. there’s just something so soothing about the thought of cooking in a space like these — bringing in fresh herbs and produce from my garden (food is growing out there!), putting on some chill music and cooking great meals. i like the... 
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Around L.A. / Consort Design.

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Consort is an L.A.-based high-end interior design firm founded by Mat Sanders and Brandon Quattrone. There aren’t many shops that urge me to say “I’ll take one of everything!” but their newly opened shop on Melrose is absolutely one of them. Consort offers a variety of unique and intriguing home decor with a mix of vintage and handmade pieces alongside... 
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don’t forget your mum.

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i had no idea mother’s day was so early this year – did you!? it’s this sunday! so i went to one of my favorite online shops, food52 for some pretty gift ideas. i think most mums would love the pink Jadeite Glass 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set or these pretty Gold-Dipped Pink Pinch Bowls, or maybe she’s into reading cooking magazines? i love Cherry Bombe Magazine... 
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found home.

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from the lovely folks at found vintage rentals, my go-to prop rental shop here in L.A., comes found home, an online shop for vintage finds, wonderfully well-curated by founder jeni maus.  just like their sister company, found home offers a meticulously crafted home collection — and that translates to carefully layered vintage finds, handmade objects + custom goods.... 
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sacred spaces.

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i get abc carpet & home’s newsletter regularly (it’s my very favorite shop in NYC) and this week they shared a new om collection devoted to the art of sacred spaces — all about creating your own little moment of zen. there’s so many pretty things to design a beautiful little sanctuary: gorgeous velvet and silk meditation cushions, incense, to deities... 
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