around L.A. / botanica restaurant & market.

Gal pals and tastemakers extraordinaire Emily Fiffer and Heather Sperling, met in Chicago years ago when they were each working as food writers and editors. Fast forward and they’ve traded the Windy City for L.A.’s year-round sunshine and swapped their pens for aprons and knives. Their combined passion and experience has realized itself in one of the most literal... 
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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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color palette: aqua + white.

try adding some artwork for color, via domino. feeling the need to lighten up? i’ve got you covered today with another color pairing. first off, to give your house a real spring cleaning try a fresh coat of crisp white — there’s nothing like a paint job to give your home a total makeover and make it look brand new again — clean, bright, and airy. next... 
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wear this there: maison lautrec.

back to paris we go again with another wear this there — i mean if not physically, at least via the internet. this week we head to maison lautrec — a quaint bistro located in pigalle that is home to some seriously dreamy dishes and pinterest-worthy surroundings. founded by four friends, and remodeled a little here and there from its classic bistro look, it is now a draw... 
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rustic modern table talk.

elle decoration. when it comes to dining rooms i’m always more drawn to a casual laid back, cozy atmosphere where guests can feel more at ease — at big communal tables where the conversation, food and wine just flow. i like the informal look of mismatched chairs around a rustic modern table to make a space feel more easy going and familiar — there’s... 
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