best of: vintage vibes.

jenny branson’s home, via rue magazine. it’s quite damp and gray outside today (which is actually a welcome change from the heatwave we’ve been having). when we get a reprieve like this it just makes me want to curl up in a comfy corner and nap or read. it gives me those vintage vibes, the ones you get when you’re visiting a charming country Bed &... 
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online shop showcase: fine little day.

i thought it might be fun (and resourceful for you!) from time to time to feature some of my favorite online shops and designers. the amazing thing about the web is being able to literally shop worldwide without leaving our laptops. not that i don’t encourage travel and in-person investigation because i’m strongly all for that, but sometimes we just don’t... 
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home spring cleanout with eBay.

it’s that time of year again. Time to declutter and refresh for spring! I got a mandatory huge head start on my spring cleaning with all of the remodeling projects I took on this year. To cut down on the amount I needed to store during construction, I sorted everything into those classic three piles: keep, donate, and sell. Now that my remodeling projects are wrapping... 
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at home with chessa osburn.

today we’re dropping in on the chic, minimalist and very cozy home of Chessa Osburn, the co-founder of online shop Twenty One Tonnes, where she lives with her husband Steve and their two young children. their pretty, light-filled home is a post-war bungalow in the Hastings-Sunrise neighborhood of East Vancouver, British Columbia, built in 1945. the couple bought... 
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a margarita for an english garden.

ready for a lovely twist on the traditional margarita? i think you’re going to love the taste of this one! Patrón has searched the world for refreshing new margarita recipes to contend for a place in history: Margarita of the Year, and i was invited to recreate one of the seven artisanal contenders — the english garden margarita. Patrón is showcasing the versatility... 
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