new wallpaper collection from sarah sherman samuel.

if we’ve seen her work, most of us have been long smitten with designer sarah sherman samuel, of the well-loved blog stories. i’ve personally followed her forever, and have had the fortunate experience of getting to know her as a friend over the years. not only is she talented and beautiful, she’s also one of the kindest humans you’d ever want to meet.... 
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getting kitschy with it.

well, how’s this for cheerful? i thought i’d go to a happy place today and share some rooms where the kitsch level is pretty up there — fun and spunky, no fear of color here. when i was younger i had a pretty intense love of all things kitschy and as i get older it’s mellowed, but i still love a bit of it here and there. a great print like my barkcloth... 
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new & noteworthy.

1. a modern twist on classic patio furniture — the Akello Outdoor Dining Chairs from anthropologie come in a few different fun colors. ooooh. awww. and gosh darnit, i’m finding this week’s new & noteworthy rather irresistible — the downside of my beloved job is trying not to shop. such pretty hues — pastel-y and graphic and they all compliment... 
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blink home video security: a giveaway!

i love all of the luxuries that come with living alone, that is, until i’m all tucked into bed, hear a strange noise and end up laying awake for hours, terrified of what’s potentially lurking outside my door! a scenario that my fellow single ladies can relate to, i’m sure. so, when blink reached out to see if i’d like to partner with them and give... 
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at home in denmark.

i love everything about this elegant home in denmark. it’s very spare and simple, and yet so much attention has been paid to the smallest details, and little surprises pop up — a sculpture here, a piece of art over there in the most unexpected places. beautifully photographed by Copenhagen-based peter kragballe, this is the home of Danish craft artist Line Galst... 
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