friday finds.

happy independence day weekend, everyone! we’re taking off a bit early here this week, hoping to head out of dodge! the fireworks in my neighborhood get so bad that it sounds a bit like world war III and my pup lucy is just terrified of them! so, we’re on the hunt for a very peaceful retreat — if i can just figure out where that might be! we’ll be... 
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a slice of california orange.

atelier doré. i’ve been writing an awful lot about the rise of blue lately — a trend that seems to be sticking around. well, you know what pairs well with blue? that would be orange. not a lot mind you — just that pop to really add a cheery slice of california citrus to your room. i went on the hunt for some vintage-inspired orange accent pieces on chairish... 
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diy websites with squarespace: part 1.

i’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. there are several bloggers out there that excel at DIY— i am not one of them. okay, every once in a while I surprise myself, but it’s not my forte. so when Squarespace asked me to take a stab at building a website on my own, i had my reservations. however, i’m more comfortable with design and technology than... 
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insta / pairings.

@vickijanefletcher and @citysage. it’s time again for insta / pairings and a fine and dandy opportunity for you to find some excellent new Instagram accounts to follow  — if you haven’t discovered them already. they’re shutterbugs from all over the world, sharing images from L.A.’s venice canals to pastel row houses in australia and new zealand.... 
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insta / pairings.

@denisebovee and @tim_urpman. thanks to your very positive response to last week’s new instagram series insta / pairings we’re back, with post numero two! it’s a lot of fun to find images i love and that compliment each other and then pair them up. i hope you find some interesting new instagrammers to follow, and see things just a little differently. there’s... 
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