wabi sabi in vancouver.

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this is the stunning architectural design work of canadian designers scott and scott — the complete renovation of a 1950’s North Vancouver home. it’s so completely minimal but in such a peaceful, warm and zen way — very wabi sabi: simplicity, economy of ‘things’, intimacy, and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects. i... 
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simple matters.

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as erin boyle’s blog title might suggest, Reading My Tea Leaves is a lovely lifestyle blog celebrating a practical and purposeful approach to a simple, sustainable life. and now erin has written her first book, Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More — a beautiful and thoughtful message of simplicity, paring down, and living with what you love.... 
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good reads: modern pastoral.

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there’s a new design book out, and it’s by one of my personal favorite blog authors, niki Brantmark of my scandinavian home. niki’s beautiful new book is Modern Pastoral, published by CICO Books. Niki runs the daily interior design blog My Scandinavian Home, inspired by her move to Sweden from London over ten years ago and much like her blog, Modern Pastoral... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: A charming A-frame cabin to keep your winters cozy Whimsy meets modern in the form of sculptural lights Keep your holidays simple with this still life The minimalist’s Christmas tree alternative Beautiful spaces from We Are Triibe‘s styling masterclass Happy Friday, Annie  
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what’s by your bedside?

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the denim daily. as we start winding down for the holiday break, i’m prepping my bedroom in anticipation of doing a whole lotta nothing. no really — i am! i take off every holiday season for a couple of weeks to spend time with family, friends and just generally recharge my brain. i do that by not having anything scheduled (unless it’s something i love) and... 
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