friday finds.

as i write this on thursday, i’ve had a particularly emotional morning, and honestly, i just need to see some inspiring things. today, lucy and i came upon a poor neighborhood pup who had been hit by a bus and killed and it was just heartbreaking. i tried to help and comfort the owners, the bus driver, the friends and neighbors who came to the scene, but as you can imagine... 
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entertaining with Q Squared: a giveaway.

i’m a dedicated member of those of us who love to throw parties, especially a themed dinner party! i think i get it from my mum — the ultimate hostess. recently Q Squared invited me to check out their beautiful collection of melamine dinnerware and throw my own soirée with their Cambridge Rose set in crimson. the pretty dinnerware is inspired by vintage English... 
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wear this there: les trois cochons.

french food, and nordic design — has there ever been a better combo? les trois cochons makes us question everything that came before it. perfect minty tiles, rich looking leather seating, you’re almost satiated by just a peek. this copenhagen based restaurant serves up delicious classic francophile dishes, and great wines. sounds like an international date night is... 
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at home in denmark.

i love everything about this elegant home in denmark. it’s very spare and simple, and yet so much attention has been paid to the smallest details, and little surprises pop up — a sculpture here, a piece of art over there in the most unexpected places. beautifully photographed by Copenhagen-based peter kragballe, this is the home of Danish craft artist Line Galst... 
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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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