at home in the hague.

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home to illustrator saar manche, i’m in love with this lovely townhouse in the hague recently featured in vtwonen. i think if i could choose just one architectural feature to add to my home, it just might be double-wide doors like these that lead from the living room to the dining room. it just makes for such a romantic, and dramatic entrance. i love how they’ve... 
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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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