at home with aurélie lécuyer.

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the june/july issue of milk decoration — my favorite french decor magazine — is superb, as always. this is the simply stunning home of france-based freelance photographer and stylist Aurélie Lécuyer, otherwise known as @ledansla on Instagram, a beautiful feed i’ve followed for a few years now, and in fact, she’s actually taken these photographs of... 
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get the look: living like a francophile.

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one of my very favorite decor magazines is milk decoration, which happens to be written in french, but no matter — the pictures speak a thousand words and are always so inspiring. i like the idea of living like a francophile, at least for a little while, and i thought today i’d share a little ‘get the look’ inspired by the pages of this fantastique... 
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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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