picture this: glittery gold.

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good monday morning everyone! we’re starting off the week with a little experimentation. i want to try some new things here on the blog in 2016, and challenge myself to break out of my box a little, and while doing so, hopefully, engage with you to perhaps do the same. so i had this idea of instead of just sharing product shots of things i love and think you will too,... 
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here, i made you something.

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is it too early for this? nah! it’s the holidays, and my very favorite festive cocktail has got to be the manhattan. so elegant, so slightly sweet and smokey. you don’t need much to make one, and that’s another reason i find them really easy to prepare for unexpected drop-in guests. besides some really lovely martini glasses, like these waterford from lux... 
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that’s a wrap.

chic wood grain wrapping paper / sfgirlbybay

’tis the season and it’s time to start wrapping up all those lovely gifts we get to give to friends and loved ones. wrapping has always been the assigned task my mum gives me at the holidays and it’s one i really enjoy. putting care into the ribbons and wrapping papers i select is fun for me, and adding a personal tag is important, too. Pier 1 imports invited... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: West coast meets east coast in a modern family home A simple and beautiful way to hang your holiday wreaths Lovely foliage styling from the STILL/LIFE exhibition This light-filled, neutral-toned Australian residence Fresh and easy DIY napkin rings for your Thanksgiving Happy Friday, Annie  
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: The peace and quiet of this beige and white bedroom Anna Pirkola of Da Daa Shop’s whimsical wall hangings This minimalist ad featuring the COS AW15 collection Clean and delicate handmade jewelry from StillWithYou A simple wooden magazine rack that’s easy to DIY Happy Friday, Annie  
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