at home with chessa osburn.

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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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friday finds.

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happy end of the work week! it’s time for my friday finds, and although i know i was whining about all the black & white boring-ness out there last week, these black & white images are for me anything but dull. they’ve got that necessary panache you need to balance a room full of neutrals. oh, and that notebook — i just had to share that because it’s... 
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a petite guide to visiting france.

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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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make way for spring mantels.

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spring is here and summer’s right around the corner, but it’s not as if you can just hide your fireplace mantel away until you need it again. it most likely still holds a pretty prominent place in your home and sometimes front and center. so its still got to look good while it’s sort of hibernating for the season’s warmer months. i recently shared... 
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friday finds.

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i’m still bingeing on blue. so please indulge me — cuz this week’s friday finds i’m back with even more inspiration for bringing home the blues. i don’t have any blue in my house — not yet, but some of these ideas are getting me there. i hope you have a grand weekend — it’s the rose bowl flea market this weekend, so get out... 
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