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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live simply.

do you ever wake up and wonder what it might be like to live more simply? not exactly move to the woods and live a rustic existence, but some semblance of that? just a few belongings that truly mean something to you and the domestic basics you need to get by — a cozy bed, a bath to soak in, a comfortable reading room, books — naturally. all the simple comforts... 
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Meet Amy Hamley Ceramics: a $500 giveaway!

you’re in for something really special today, because we’re sharing a lovely new line created by ceramicist and product designer Amy Hamley, who’s generously offered to give one lucky reader a $500 gift card towards anything of their choosing from her newly launched web shop. hurrah! Amy previously worked under the name redraven studios but was inspired... 
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new prints from block shop!

as a huge fan of all things block shop, i have been awaiting the arrival of their new woodblock print collection with excited anticipation! i saw a hint of them a while back styled in their instagram feed and got a little giddy at the thought that they would make these very special prints for all of us! sisters lily and hope stockman and their team of family-run printers and... 
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