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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mantel inspiration for the summer season.

ah, what to do with a cozy fireplace mantel in the summertime? looks to me like light locations has some nice ideas for summer-izing what’s normally the warmest spot in the house. perhaps the addition of a vintage mirror painted white to reflect back the big blooming branches you add to your favorite tall vase. add a few more white ceramics and boom — your mantel... 
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a victorian in queen’s park.

meet the latest from light locations — a Very serene Victorian house in Queens Park, england complete with garden summerhouse! i┬átend to get lost wandering the beautiful english location homes in light locations’ inventory and this one is particularly lovely and the styling spot on. the color palette has me feeling soothed, and the each vignette is styled subtlely... 
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simple restraint.

after staying in that beautiful lisbon apartment, i came home and kind of went ‘ugh’. not that i don’t love my home, because i very much do, but man, do i have a lot of ‘stuff’! living those few days in lisbon in a very simple, but also quite stunning apartment taught me that i honestly just do not need so much of these things that surround me.... 
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best of: rustic retreat by the sea.

obviously, i am begrudgingly tiptoeing towards fall. apologies all around, i just can’t help but keep falling for these beautiful beach homes. this is the Mediterranean home of lifestyle designer & stylist┬ájessica bataille located in the coastal town of alicante, spain featured on micasa. one peek at this place and i was ready to set that pretty table, break out... 
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