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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it’s all in the vintage details.

this is the eclectic parisian apartment of wedding dress designer Laure de Sagazan recently featured on the lovely french blog hello hello. you must pop in for the full home tour, but i felt compelled to share all the little details — that je ne sais quoi the french so effortlessly pull together. laura’s family apartment is full of vintage treasures collected from... 
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collections: how much is too much?

when it comes to collecting, i am guilty of it to be sure. but what is too much? when it has that effortless european look about it and feels ‘organically grown’ over time either through travel mementos or a true passion (like collecting books or art!) then it seems to me that’s just the right amount. sometimes we go overboard at the flea market and yard... 
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friday finds.

i’m┬ánot certain of the reasons why, but it would appear i’m feeling a tad on the flirty and feminine side today — one might almost say, victorian. perhaps i can blame it on binge watching the crown, or the fact that it’s officially summer, and that always lightens my mood — and our layers. off go the jackets and sweaters and on go the flowy sundresses... 
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modern neutrals.

lately, i’m really crushing on modern neutrals. not your boring beiges, mind you, but instead natural woods, rattan, off-white linens — a textural mix of layered pieces that look great together but aren’t necessarily matchy-matchy, if you know what i mean. i think when i visit european cities they tend to really rub off on me in different ways. in mariseille... 
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