friday finds.

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this week i’m feeling all the california vibes, mostly inspired by this sunny orange door at madre — a very cute kids’ shop. also, the sun finally came out here in socal which i have sorely missed this month. we need the rain so i’m not really complaining, but i do prefer walking the dog under a warm, sunny sky. let’s hope for sunshine this... 
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mid century modern love.

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there are neighborhoods near me that are known for their beautiful mid-century modern homes — silver lake being one of them — case study homes designed by the likes of eames, Lautner and Neutra abound. they are architectural gems protected by historical societies (thank goodness) and this lovely home is one of them. featured recently on one of my favorite sites... 
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sydney by the sea.

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this white-washed beauty looks like it could be planted on the mediterranean sea, and yet, instead it’s actually perched on sydney’s bellevue hill — belle vue meaning beautiful view. i came across this home in vogue living, causing every bone in my body to ache with envy. do you blame me? while we’re still in winter months, it’s summer down under... 
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design diy’d.

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utilizing mostly natural materials like plywood and polished concrete floors this creative couple DIY’ddesigned and built their own scandinavian-inspired home in the Netherlands. featured on gravity home the beautiful light-filled home is inspired by the couple’s recent holiday in france, and has a modern, but somewhat whimsical feeling with loads of great-looking... 
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at home with: sophie carpenter.

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I first met Sophie at a creatives meet-up in DTLA almost two years ago and have loved following her clean aesthetic and excellent taste on instagram ever since. After drooling over the images she’s shared of her bungalow in east los angeles i reached out in hopes of photographing her home (and picking up a decorating tip or two). a production accountant for television,... 
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