the many moods of blue.

when i was in portugal, i was yet again surrounded by european blues. beautiful blue tiles are everywhere in the city of lisbon — azulejos, a form of Spanish and Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework is literally everywhere. in fact, Heather, of skinny laminx wrote an entire blog post about their beautiful blue tiles. so, i was inspired yet again to share the... 
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best of: on trend: turquoise.

maire claire maison. helloooo, monday! forgive me while i get a little colorful this morning and start our day with a bold burst of the blues — turquoise, to be exact. i’m seeing these exotic hues of green-blue everywhere — including the fashion world and it makes you wonder, does design follow fashion? or is it the other way around? case in point —... 
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revitaliste + chairish: a perfect partnership.

this is one very brilliant meeting of creative minds: chairish + revitaliste. you already know what a big fan i am of chairish — the site where you can shop online for virtually anything vintage your heart desires. well, with amazing and very personal customer service and attention to detail, revitaliste can take your previously loved finds from chairish and give... 
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wear this there: tacombi.

from the shores of mexico, to bleeker street, tacombi is where one goes when suffering from massive taco cravings. it’s also where one goes to seek out eye-catching tiles, and festive interiors a la yucatan. you know what goes great with carne asada? pom pom purses, dreamy strappy sandals by Maryam Nassir Zadeh, and the perfect jumpsuit. head here with your favorite... 
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skinny laminx’s roof garden giveaway.

i think textile designer heather moore of skinny laminx and i have been long-distance corresponding since my early days of blogging, and she’s always been a favorite of mine. i’ve been trying to get to cape town, south africa where she lives for ages, but one day it’s going to happen! so until then, i’ll continue to admire her work from afar, and today... 
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