make my bed zen.

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circa lighting. each and every one of these rooms have something in common. not just that as i write this i’ve got the monday blues and just feel like crawling under their covers — they’re all just so zen. not much color to speak of, and many of them have an almost rustic vibe — using shiplap or exposed beams and molding gives these bedrooms the feeling... 
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one family’s castle.

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after a two-year long renovation this 12th-century french chateau can finally be called home to Isabelle Site, owner of les petites emplettes, her husband Hubert and their three daughters. found in total disrepair — complete with damaged moat and drawbridge — the family brought the old castle back to life, but left behind hints of its history, choosing to leave... 
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modern beach house.

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it’s monday, and sigh — i’d much rather be lazily lounging about this idyllic beach home in south africa. featured recently in inside out magazine, there’s lots of little nuances to love. like the pretty four-poster bed made from reclaimed timber paired with a fancy chandelier — it’s got just the right amount of vintage vibes meets modern... 
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funky town.

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brooke holm for inside out magazine. i’ve been pretty reserved thus far this week, sharing loads of neutral looks. but, it’s time to go to funky town. uniquely creative rooms that pair quirky colors and patterns — unexpected layered looks that take quite a bit of bravado to pull off. can you do it? i’d love to try and i’ve been thinking maybe... 
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window watching.

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hotel henriette in paris. gosh, i find these black steel-framed windows pretty. i think they might just lend themselves to a particular kind of home and don’t fit everywhere, but oh, what a home it must be. they look great with tall ceilings, are great as room dividers, and i love them off a kitchen creating an entrance to a garden — which is why i was looking... 
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