a petite guide to visiting france.

apologies for the tardiness of this post, but with so many photos to edit and links to gather it’s taken me some time to pull it all together, but at last, here we go — to france! so often, paris is the it place everyone wants to go — and ouí, it is a dream. but on my recent travels abroad, i visited a few other french cities and found them to be trés... 
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at home with lizzie fortunato.

i continue to be so inspired by jenni kayne’s blog, rip & tan. they’ve recently posted an inspiring peek inside the beautiful home of designer Lizzie Fortunato, who along with her sister Kathryn creates unique handcrafted accessories that use unexpected materials from an array of cultures around the world. her eclectic, Art-Filled Brooklyn Brownstone is just... 
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getting creative with the minted 50.

i’ve been very kindly invited to participate a creative project called the Minted 50, and today i’m sharing my project and a little bit of my creative process with you. it was so much fun to actually get my hands dirty, so to speak and actually make something close to ‘art’ — i created this collage (above) using photographs i took and ephemera i... 
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friday finds.

hello, friday — feels like you’ve been a long time coming this week. but the sun is shining, there’s a good flea market on and i’m ready to relax a little in my garden this weekend. i’m also working on a fun art project that i’ll share on monday! i guess this post is inspiring my creativity to get started. happy friday, everyone! xo, victoria i... 
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new & noteworthy.

1. vessels and vases from light & ladder. this week’s new & noteworthy finds feels as thought i’ve been influenced by the simplicity and beauty of japanese design. clean lines, with a tactile sensibility — nothing too fussy, just great design and good functionality, or at the very least something really lovely to look at it. 2. i love this drawing... 
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