that little black accent.

as you’ll see in a few more posts this week (guest room makeover reveal, coming right up!) i’m still seduced by that little black magic. i’ve had jet black walls before and loved them, and as you may know, i painted the exterior of my house jet black (and all the interior doors black, too). so i guess my crush on black never really fades. it just has such... 
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friday finds.

happy friday y’all, are you ready for the weekend? i’ve got family in town and we’re taking mummy out for her birthday dinner, so i’m looking forward to that (i’d tell you how young she’s turning but she reads this and i’ll get in trouble)! and it’s the long beach flea market on sunday, which is kinda my favorite (shhhh, don’t... 
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flights of fancy.

there are days when the mind wanders and we dream of living elsewhere, right? i mean, as much as we love our own homes, we can occasionally get that feeling that ‘the grass is always greener’ somewhere else. for me it can be the dream of living in a place with uber tall and very ornate ceilings — someplace like antwerp, or paris, london, or even brooklyn... 
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unexpected guests: paige geffen.

today we’re visiting a neighbor of mine here on the east side of L.A., paige geffen who i believe i first discovered through her inspiring instagram feed. paige is an interior designer and stylist, who also works in the realm of creative consulting and art direction. she shares her beautifully serene new echo park home with her partner, Jeff, and their rescue dog Joni... 
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get the look: vintage modern surf shack.

if you didn’t catch the previous post this morning, hop back and then return to this get the look post. because this morning i shared the beautiful new book surf shack, which includes some most inspiring beach homes and i thought it might be fun to ‘get the look’ via a vintage modern vibe hunt on chairish. you want to hunt for keywords like ‘bamboo,... 
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