the shutterbugs: julie ansiau.

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i’m such a fan of paris-based photographer julie ansiau. her photography is bright, beautiful and a little bit whimsical, and even with decor images like these, the styling gets just a little bit playful. julie shoots for elle, figaro and milk magazines, just to name a few. she also keeps a blog, blog des fruits des fleurs etc. with updates on her latest projects —... 
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i spy: blues + hints of blush.

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alexandra strong photography. this is such a pretty color palette, don’t you think? some cool blues and hints of pale peachy blush and orange — maybe some sage green for good measure. very soothing, very calm — perhaps a perfect palette to consider for a vacation home by the beach, or an updated version of southwestern desert vibe. i spy: blues + hints of... 
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greenterior.

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from the fabulously talented folks who bring you coffeeklatch the online interview magazine, comes their beautiful new book, greenterior, plant loving creatives and their homes. greenterior by Bart Kiggen and Magali Elali is my new favorite coffee table book and for good reason — the book documents the homes of eighteen designers and artists through the lens of their... 
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nothing quite like a pretty nook.

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anders schonnemann photography for cereal magazine. they just don’t build homes like they used to. i mean, c’mon — look at these incredibly beautiful alcoves — couldn’t we all use something pretty in our homes like these lovely nooks? i dare say, yes please! the bath tub is my very favorite, but i wouldn’t say no to a sweet little bedroom... 
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i have a thing for these mirrors.

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charlie forever. every time i see one of these uniquely shaped mirrors i’m suddenly stopped dead in my tracks. there’s just something so striking, and so feminine about the curve and shape of their pretty brass frames. i did a bit of research on them and i believe they are called an F.A.33 mirror, originally designed by the legendary designer Gio Ponti in 1933... 
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