living simply with plants.

these days it seems one can never have too many houseplants. it’s almost as if plants are the new black. personally, i don’t have a ton of plants on the inside (but plenty to care for on the outside!) and i like my plant life a little dialed back inside. a simple, maybe more sophisticated display of houseplants — for instance all clustered together in one... 
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welcome to the jungleland.

Shabd Simon-Alexander’s New York city Apartment may be a little bit more like a nursery than your typical home, but it is indeed where she lives. after trying her green thumb out in a dark apartment, she had no success, but after moving to this delightfully well-lit loft space she tried again and found great success. so much so that rather than fill her williamsburg apartment... 
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friday finds.

i love a short work week, don’t you? hopefully, you were able to enjoy a long fourth of the july holiday, but if not — hurrah, the weekend is here again! i spent the long weekend playing in my backyard garden, planting succulents like some kind of crazy cat woman but with plants. if we’re not careful, it’ll turn into an official  jungleland around... 
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around L.A. / folia collective.

You don’t have to be a botanist to shop at the light filled Folia Collectiveon Lake Avenue in Pasadena. In fact, thumbs of every shade of green are welcome by shop-owner Danae and her husband Bill. Before I had even admitted my well-meaning but plant-killing record to them they shared their desire to equip any customer with the skills and confidence to care for their... 
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fancy a lush getaway in france?

if after seeing my trip to france earlier this year perhaps you’ve been longing for your own trip, and i may have just the ticket for you. ouí! mignonne decor a source for all things french decor has recently launched lush getaways, and oh my gosh does it look incredible — they’ve really strived to create a getaway experience that drops you right into... 
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