springtime in paris.

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usually when i see this much color i might shy away — it can often be too much for me (lover of all things sedate in decor). but this paris apartment just works and doesn’t feel over the top to me — instead it’s very cheerful and full of that french joie de vivre. featured recently on inside out magazine, i admire the owner’s adventurous endeavor... 
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the stylists: mademoiselle poirot.

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meet mademoiselle poirot — Carole Poirot to be exact (and yes, that is her real name). writer, stylist, and photographer of her blog by the same name. Originally from Paris, carole has previously lived in Germany and is now settled in London where she is most passionate about interiors and styling, food, painting and photography. carole quit her day job in 2014 to pursue... 
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wear this there: laudurée los angeles.

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if you follow our wear this there column often enough you might notice two things: 1. we live in l.a., and 2. we love paris — but what happens when the two cities fuse? laudurée recently opened its pretty pastel doors at the grove in beverly hills and we couldn’t be more thrilled. with easter this sunday its interiors and abundance of chocolate seems more than appropriate... 
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friday finds.

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i’m still bingeing on blue. so please indulge me — cuz this week’s friday finds i’m back with even more inspiration for bringing home the blues. i don’t have any blue in my house — not yet, but some of these ideas are getting me there. i hope you have a grand weekend — it’s the rose bowl flea market this weekend, so get out... 
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a keen eye for the eclectic.

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without sounding too much like a brat, i’m really becoming disenchanted with a lot of the cookie-cutter looks out there right now. i think decor needs a little more eclectic oomph added, if you will — maybe mix things up a little bit with some unexpected pieces, especially vintage paired with new. one of the things i was most inspired by on my trip to europe was... 
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