Put Some Paint On It.

headboard with paint / sfgirlbybay

This is quite a clever idea I found over on IKEA. They invited blogger Agnes Hammar of Hej Regina to join them in their idea lab and she shared her ideas to freshen up IKEA furniture using a bit of colorful paint. Instead of replacing furniture you tire of, Agnes gave pieces new life by painting background scenarios on the walls. We don’t necessarily need to fix the furniture... 
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around l.a. / lawson + fenning


One of Silver Lake’s favorite boutiques, Lawson-Fenning opened a sister store on Melrose earlier this summer. Owners Glenn Lawson and Grant Fenning are well known to the city’s interiors designers and architects as they’ve been creating and curating since their time at The Art Center in the late 90’s. The much larger Hollywood Lawson-Fenning space... 
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freunde von freunden. i like the idea of repurposing vintage finds into something completely brand new. not just for the environmental sake of one less thing ending up in a landfill – which is awesome, but also for the creativity reinventing something brings about. giving an old object a whole new purpose is fun and often unexpected, which is my favorite way to decorate.... 
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what’s up, doc?


every single thing i see from the denmark-based house doctor is just so lovely. so, this is my desperate-sounding plea for them to please find distribution here in the united states! i think they’d do smashingly well here — so how about it, doc? we need a spot to shop house doctor stateside! their collections are vast, and so well-designed — from accessories... 
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make mine rattan.


KK living. ever since i scored this 1950’s vintage bamboo daybed, i find myself more and more into rattan these days, and so i wondered what’s the difference between wicker and rattan. i did a little digging and via home edit, i discovered that Rattan is a specific material, hence rattan furniture is crafted out of rattan only, but wicker furniture may be crafted... 
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