that feminine feeling.

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frederik vercruysse for dwell magazine. no one could ever accuse me of being a girly-girl, but i do have a soft spot for sweet hues in the bedroom. everything from blush, to shades of robin’s egg blue are being found in these boudoirs — truly the stuff that dreams are made of. this rosie trend is best implemented in eye-catching additions, like the perfect candy-colored... 
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DDIY.

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Big Fringe garlands from oh happy day! i am not really a DIY kinda girl. sure, i can paint a room, or hang a few pictures but when it comes to crafts of any kind, it’s not really my forte. i’m more of a DDIY’er – don’t do it yourself. so thankfully for all of us, there are an abundance of bloggers out there that excel beyond expectations in this... 
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such great heights.

my domaine. i’ve always dreamed of having super tall ceilings. the ones, like some of these, that have that beautiful crown molding around the perimeter of the room, and killer pendant lamps swinging from ornate ceiling medallions. tall doors, too — i just love that look. i have tall ceilings in my living room and bedroom, but mine are exposed white beams —... 
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la dolce vita, at home.

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if you asked me where else in the world i might like to live, the answer hands-down would be italy. i love everything about the italian culture — the friendly people, the slow life, eating amazing fresh food al fresco, drinking wine on warm nights outdoors in charming cafes. those gardens created in window boxes but that spill lushly over tiny balconies — sigh.... 
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a lantern lit soirée with women & whiskies.

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last week i had the pleasure of hosting my very first party in my new home along with my partners, women & whiskies. i had the idea of hosting an asian-influenced evening with whisky cocktails paired with chinese and japanese cuisine. my first task: to hang a ton of paper and silk lanterns and globe lights across my patio! i searched out vintage lanterns on etsy, and smaller... 
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