floats like a butterfly.

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hotel san josé via lingered upon. butterfly chairs are a mid-century-modern classic originally designed in Buenos Aires in the 1940’s — but their simple beauty and comfort just never seem to go out of style. my parents had them back i was little and i still find them such an interesting addition to a living room or outdoor patio. they’re sophisticated looking... 
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cheers to colored glassware.

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Elsie Larson’s rainbow glass collection (above and below) via A Beautiful Mess. when it comes to throwing parties, it’s fun to have great glassware — it just adds a whole other layer to the event, not to mention, it’s very instagrammable should that be a goal of yours. when i’ve hosted parties i’ve rented from two amazing rental agencies... 
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vintage finds for a modern world: brown bottles.

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sarah ingram. brown can get such a bad rap, don’t you think? it’s often labeled as boring and sometimes gets lumped in with beige and bachelor pads — and not in a good way. and yet ‘brown’ is all around us — it’s everywhere we look in nature: beautiful big oak trees, endless prairies and rolling hillsides. and then there’s classic... 
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print your own home decor collection.

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have you ever wished you could design and create your own line of home accessories? one of a kind, personal pieces all your very own? well, Shutterfly has a new home collection that allows you to create your own unique and personal homewares. you can print photographs on pillows, plates, blankets, serving trays – a wide range of products that you can personalize any... 
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vintage-inspired styling.

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adore vintage. i went to the pasadena city college flea market this weekend (admission is free and it’s held the first sunday of every month), and hey hey — it’s a big one so wear your sneakers! i had no idea how large it was. i don’t think i’d ever been before, and it was so much fun and lots of vintage eye candy, and the prices, for the most... 
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