at home with: ayla gurganus of soulflowers.

today we’re dropping in on the bright, light and very charming abode of Ayla Gurganus. ayla is a floral designer who runs soulflowers in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in everyday bouquets, intimate weddings, and events, as well as designing home parties. energized by the elegance and beauty from florals, ayla combines that with a passion for foraging in nature to compose... 
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friday finds.

this week’s friday finds i appear to be immersed in nature, or at the very least greenery and florals of all kinds — call it spring fever if you will. everything is in bloom and reminding me how much i love bringing nature inside, as well as a good time frolicking outside! it’s gonna be a warm one here in L.A. this weekend — hope you can get out and... 
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serenity now.

i suppose there’s some lingering love in the air — romantic vibes leftover from valentine’s day out there in the atmosphere. i also think there’s a lot going on in the world that’s a little unsettling, and sometimes that just makes me wanna crawl under the covers and wait it out. some place serene with┬ásuper soft sheets — a pretty place... 
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generally stunning.

i’ve long been a fan of general store founders and creative couple Serena Mitnik-Miller and her architect husband Mason St. Peter. we’ve blogged about their beautiful store in san francisco’s outer sunset and their L.A. store in Venice, too — both are worth a visit, but if you’re not local you’re still in luck because there’s always... 
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good reads: foraged flora.

what happens when one of your favorite floral designers and the co-founder of remodelista team up with one of your photography idols? a beautiful new book: Foraged Flora: A Year of Gathering and Arranging Wild Plants and Flowers by Louesa Roebuck and Sarah Lonsdale and gorgeously photographed by Laurie Frankel. i’m so inspired by this kind of rogue flower arranging that... 
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