anywhere but here.

ugh. am i ever in a mood today. i don’t usually share too much here when i’m in a funk or down, but honestly, i just don’t have it in me this sunday to write another inspiring post for monday. i’ve tried and tried and sometimes i just get stuck creatively and today is one of those days. i’m feeling a little depressed so when that happens it can... 
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coqui coqui opens up.

planete deco. ever since visiting coqui coqui in tulum early last year, i’d heard rumors that they’d soon be opening an online shop. patiently i’ve waited and at long last my virtue has paid off — coqui coqui, that gorgeous spa hotel in mexico has started selling their wares online. you can find their sweet smelling perfumes and bees wax candles, and... 
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neutral ground.

country road. something i’ve learned from having my own garden (at long last!) is that pairing neutrals with nature really works. there’s something very pretty about how a natural canvas of earthy tones, black and white that really allows the greenery and plant life to shine. my banana palms against my black house for instance, really pop. and, this color palette... 
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get patio ready.

Judy Kameon’s book, Gardens Are For Living: Design Inspiration for Outdoor Spaces, via vogue living. after spending this weekend in palm springs at the avalon hotel, i couldn’t help but get in the mood for spending more entertaining time outdoors. i loved the look of their patio there, and the mismatched outdoor chairs in the dining lounge. i went hunting for vintage... 
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prepare for serendipity: the flea market kit.

Prepare yourself for serendipity, in partnership with SmartWater. way back on november 18, 2010 i attended a dinner at the elle decor showcase house in san francisco. and on that night, i saw my dream chair. a vintage wire patio chair that rocked and swiveled, which had been re-purposed into a luxuriously unique lounge chair for indoor living with velvet cushions. that was... 
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