in my dreams, i live here: modern surf shack.

erin-kunkel

it’s really, really cold here in san francisco right now. i know, you’re thinking california wusses, right? but it’s all relative and i’m freezing, typing away wearing a wool beanie — inside my house. so in my dreams i live here, in a warm beach shack, somewhere on the coast with lots sunshine streaming in and the gentle sound of lapping waves... 
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that old black magic.

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i’ve been coveting one of these long arm, mid-century modern looking black lamps for some time now. there’s so many variations on these — i think one of serge mouill iconic fixtures would make me happiest of all, but i’d be happy let any one of these bright lights shine their goodness upon me. clockwise, l to r: jason koharik lamp via lawson-fleming;... 
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home, at last.

HOME

it’s beginning to look a lot like home around here. after many weeks of purging and packing up 1,000 square feet to move it all about 10 blocks away, into about 600 square feet, we’re finally making some real progress. i like it here. a lot. it’s peaceful and quiet and though it’s tiny and old, i’m trying to make it into a modern cottage. i look... 
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old brand new.

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home is a playground where you can have fun creating and collecting beautiful things. everything in your home should be things you absolutely love. and you don’t need to rob a bank to make your home look beautiful. it just takes some creativity and patience. my thing is decorating on a shoestring budget. try scouring flea markets and thrift stores for rad furniture or... 
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the coveting continues.

covet-garden-living-room

i swear, i think covet garden publishes their online magazine just for me. okay, well, probably not, but it feels like it’s all about me and my aesthetic, so if you like my taste, you’re probably gonna love the current issue of covet garden. as always, each issue features just one creative person and their amazing home, their hobbies, their fashion sense etc. etc.... 
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