lighting that makes the space.

as these images demonstrate, lighting can really make or break a room. the right light can add drama or make a bold statement. i noticed when i was europe their use of an eclectic mix of lighting and how it really impacted my mood. one room i stayed in had probably five different lighting fixtures and not one matched, and yet it all worked fabulously together. i went hunting... 
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let there be light! a giveaway from katy skelton.

jones single sconce — available in Black, Off-White and White. you may have seen katy skelton’s modern homeware designs on the blog before, she’s a furniture designer based in Savannah, Georgia that designs and sells beautiful american-made homeware products with social responsibility in mind — products that come from socially sustainable and responsible... 
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paper moon.

the design files. every night’s a full moon when you perfect the trend of decorating with paper lanterns. i say less is not necessarily more in this situation, so an affordable option like the adessa orb or ikea’s REGOLIT paper pendant lamps will let you go lantern wild if you wish. these delicate orbs do the job while setting the mood and adding a soft glow... 
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the power of pantone.

dustjacket attic above + below. i’ve always thought it so cool how we can use color as a reflector of what’s going on in our culture. each year, color creators at pantone release their color of the year, and as you may know, in 2016 they chose not just one, but two colors: the year of rose quartz and blue serenity. it could be amongst chaos we as a culture... 
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wear this there: botanic kitchen.

okay, so we’ve been on a bit of a botanical binge lately, but can you blame us? it’s the tail end of summer and we’re trying to milk all the leftover warm days for what they’re worth. we’re also having a moment for home grown, and seasonal menus — thus huntingdon, england’s botanic kitchen satisfies all our cravings. you’ll fit... 
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