at home with: ayla gurganus of soulflowers.

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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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it’s a jungle in here.

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call me ms. green jeans, but i just can’t help myself, i guess. when it comes to bringing green inside — literally and figuratively, i’m into it. whether it’s really a jungle (see above!) or a few simple house plants, a touch of green accents in textiles, paint, and artwork can go a long way towards giving you a fresh outlook on your space. and green... 
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spring forward.

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i’ve been confused all week as to what time it is. along with the jet lag from my trip, came also the changing of the clocks (why again do we do that?). so it’s spring forward so to speak — which i actually love because daylight savings time gives us all a little more time outdoors. and the time change perhaps also signals a time to bring a bit of the outdoors... 
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good reads: foraged flora.

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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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good reads: urban jungle.

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one of my favorite bloggers (and an all-around sweet guy!) Igor Josifovic has co-authored a brilliant new book with Judith de Graaff, with beautiful photography by Lina Skukauskė and illustrations by Saar Manche. together, igor and judith are founders of Urban Jungle Bloggers — a blog which covers gloriously green ideas to make your home a happy one with plants, with... 
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