rustic modern table talk.

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elle decoration. when it comes to dining rooms i’m always more drawn to a casual laid back, cozy atmosphere where guests can feel more at ease — at big communal tables where the conversation, food and wine just flow. i like the informal look of mismatched chairs around a rustic modern table to make a space feel more easy going and familiar — there’s... 
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friday finds.

this week on friday finds i’m all about vacation vibes — think tropical beach house, maybe in bali or belize. doesn’t really matter, we’ve just got to get away — am i right? it’s memorial day weekend here in the states and we’re off monday for a little extended rest. so here’s a bit of beach decor inspiration to get you in the... 
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living light.

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U.K.-based photographer Paul Massey not only photographed this beautiful home, he designed it too. clearly he has a great eye — he was taking pictures by the time he was five years old and at sixteen, he was given a full-time position on The London Evening Standard, the youngest ever to join the staff.  his career later turned to fashion and portraiture, working with... 
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cultural connection.

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this is simply a stunning home recently featured on EST magazine. it’s such an interesting connection of different cultures — the house is in melbourne, australia, but i feel like it’s got both a scandinavian and a very japanese vibe going on. a friend recently told me that the reason both scandinavian and japanese design have such a similar aesthetic of... 
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dining fresh from the garden.

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one of my favorite things about owning a home is having my own garden and outside dining space. i’ve come to realize spending time outside, gardening and entertaining is one my greatest joys — i could spend all day out there puttering around and planting new flowers and now vegetables, too! i shared my container garden earlier this year, and now i’m planting... 
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