good reads: modern pastoral.

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there’s a new design book out, and it’s by one of my personal favorite blog authors, niki Brantmark of my scandinavian home. niki’s beautiful new book is Modern Pastoral, published by CICO Books. Niki runs the daily interior design blog My Scandinavian Home, inspired by her move to Sweden from London over ten years ago and much like her blog, Modern Pastoral... 
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welcome to tulipina.

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i’m delighted to take you inside the brand new san francisco-based home of floral design studio, tulipina. regarded as one of the most sought-after floral designers in the u.s. and beyond, owner kiana underwood recently moved her workspace from her home in nearby burlingame to this light-filled loft in sf’s potrero hill. her signature garden-style combines plenty of color,... 
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at home in the hague.

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home to illustrator saar manche, i’m in love with this lovely townhouse in the hague recently featured in vtwonen. i think if i could choose just one architectural feature to add to my home, it just might be double-wide doors like these that lead from the living room to the dining room. it just makes for such a romantic, and dramatic entrance. i love how they’ve... 
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love potions perfected.

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cb2’s rose gold dolce vita bar cart. i’ve noticed a few new bar carts in town, and thought you might like to know about them. a few are flirty and feminine, some are sleek and sophisticated but they all sparkle and shine so i’ll bet they might even make your cocktails taste better! and what better time to perfect your secret cocktail recipe and mix up a valentine... 
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the shutterbugs: salva lópez.

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i love the story-telling images of barcelona-based photographer salva lópez. he seems to just slip in and capture the mood of a space perfectly — like a fly on the wall, there’s no disrupting the elements — just a very personal documentary of what’s taking place. this story, for instance, commissioned by client Monocle Magazine of a husband-and-wife... 
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