color palette: green + yellow + black.

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this week’s color palette kind of breaks a lot of rules. it’s rather bold and unusual but i really like its lush richness: green + black + yellow. reminds me of an exotic tropical bird. green is very “in” but i like it paired with lots of black, and a little yellow for good measure, giving it a bit of that ’70’s vibe. it says sassy and stylish! •... 
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spring into serena & lily l.a.

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hey, hey L.A. — event alert! if you’re in the area you need to pop into serena & lily’s los angeles area design shop on melrose this coming Tuesday, February 28th to preview their new Spring collection. serena & lily is partnering with local florist Iris & Daughter to gift all customers who visit that day with a gratis spring floral bouquet wrapped... 
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still life.

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let’s keep things simple today, shall we? i love these still life vignettes.  i tend to think a clean, clear space opens the mind and allows us to soak up fresh, new ideas and keep our creativity sharp. have you ever read that book the artist’s way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity?  it’s got some wonderful ideas including the practice of ‘morning... 
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work work work.

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in the words of rhianna, work work work work — it never ends, right? well if you work from home, it might as well look less business-like and much more zen. i try and keep my home office pretty spare — one, because i use the space for photo shoots and need the space kept clear; and two, because it keeps my head clear for creativity, too. these work at home looks... 
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fringe benefits.

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ragamuf chair covers — handmade by Syrian refugee women near the border in Turkey. ragamuf hires syrian women without a livelihood to enable them to live fulfilling, independent lives. why oh why do we love fringe so much? i think it must stem from some happy childhood memory — a whimsical frilly party dress we once wore, or perhaps a pink tutu worn in dance class.... 
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