checking in with homestead seattle.

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i posted about homestead seattle’s beautiful tumblr and their seattle vintage shop once before — the vintage homewares store run by michele and ryan tansey. but every single time i visit their tumblr they’ve refreshed it with smashing interiors that truly inspire me — so we’re back to see what they’re up to. the thing i like best about... 
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west village charmer.

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talk about your live/work space! this is the new york west village townhouse turned storefront of interior design aficionado paul caddell — he turned his passion for art, antiques and design into a career by transforming a portion of his charming townhome into Abingdon 12 — a home store and art gallery specializing in vintage and contemporary sculpture on the garden... 
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berkeley bungalow.

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some people just have the knack for vision. and this creative couple has it down! for you see, this is just a 200 square foot berkeley bungalow and it looks smashing! featured on domino, i was astounded at how every nook and cranny has been not only put to good use, but looks good, too! i think all that white certainly helps, but they’ve added color sparingly so as to... 
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let there be beautiful light.

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there’s nothing worse than bad lighting. it can take you from looking your most beautiful to a frightening Frankenstein moment instantly. But Philips Lighting is introducing a new line of dimmable LED light bulbs that are a complete game changer. I always want to use LED’s for energy efficiency, but i don’t like the weird blue casting they create —... 
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rove concepts: a $500 giveaway.

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this is the nilsson media stand from rove concepts, and it’s the perfect piece of furniture for my entry way. it’s an odd spot and challenging to furnish, but this credenza fit all my needs — it’s low and sleek, with drawers for my dining linens, and because there’s shelving, it’s the perfect spot for a few of my favorite cookbooks. there’s... 
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