inside elsie green.

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If you adore French antiques and decor, a visit to Elsie Green is a must. Located in Concord just a 40 minute drive from San Francisco, this small, sustainable, family-run business offers an astounding collection of vintage finds from France and Morocco, as well as interior design, staging and consultation services. The team has numerous trips to Europe throughout... 
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colorfully parisian.

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it’s hard to imagine sitting down to decide on this colorful decor palette, but as is typical with the french savoir faire, this somehow all works. a design project of fusion D, this paris penthouse is an eclectic mix of color housed in a centuries old building, and it all looks quite modern and fresh, especially paired with that exquisite architecture. the challenge... 
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wear this there: hotel henriette.

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paris never gets old, so bear with us while we share yet another one of our favorite locales français. hotel henriette is a design mecca giving us serious gucci spring 16 vibes. the splashes of brights span from bed chambers to lobby — the perfect spot to spend a heated summer getaway. the tiny boutique hotel of just 32 rooms welcomes you with open arms and insta-worthy... 
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nola’s new ace.

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The Ace Hotel in New Orleans…so gorgeous and green! It opened just two weeks ago. I stumbled on it as I was making my way from the city’s Garden District to the French Quarter. Located in the area known as the Warehouse District, the new hotel has taken over a 1920s Art Deco building, and similar to its other properties, it includes a lobby bar, a restaurant, a rooftop... 
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living the island life.

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St. Barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and aesthetically pleasing. Think no traffic lights, big hotels, or cruise ships, which is something quite unique in the Caribbean. just the perfect spot to create a dream getaway, which is exactly what kate holstein and her husband matt have done with villa palmier. kate sent me an invite to share her beautiful... 
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