a trip to spain with coast to costa.

i’ve had so many travels this year, i feel extra fortunate. i don’t normally travel this often and i sometimes forget how much inspiration comes from stepping outside your day-to-day world, getting a fresh perspective and seeing life from other countries outside our own. as you probably couldn’t help but see from the abundant instagrams i posted, i went to... 
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this week’s must reads.

i thought it might be fun to share some of my favorite reads on a regular basis, thus ‘this week’s must reads’. i am a literary junkie, especially when it comes to design and decor books, blogs, zines and magazines, and these reads pop nicely into the book category. first up is spaces, published by the folks at the always charming australia-based frankie... 
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flower arranging 101.

one of my favorite foodie websites, food52 is also a great resource for entertaining and decorating. everything food52 styles and shoots i find most inspiring, including three blog posts they just published on easy spring floral arrangements, including tips on trimming your flowers so they last longer and arranging like a pro (always helpful!). these are super simple, but... 
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around l.a. / twig & twine.

On the outskirts of Silver Lake just a stone’s throw from the ever popular Sqirl on Virgil Avenue, Twig & Twine is the perfect stop for a spontaneous fresh bouquet or thoughtful gift. Heather has been creating beautiful floral arrangements for nine years and expanded into her retail shop two years ago. With the door propped open and the smell of fresh flowers wafting... 
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