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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tile: i want to walk on you.

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tine k’s beautiful home i’m still obsessing over these encaustic tile floors. i love the faded, washed-out look they have — like they’ve been walked on for centuries and some archaeologist has dug them up from fabulous ruins found in morocco or spain. maybe it’s just the romantic in me, but i love that they seem to have history, and yet you can... 
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love potions perfected.

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cb2’s rose gold dolce vita bar cart. i’ve noticed a few new bar carts in town, and thought you might like to know about them. a few are flirty and feminine, some are sleek and sophisticated but they all sparkle and shine so i’ll bet they might even make your cocktails taste better! and what better time to perfect your secret cocktail recipe and mix up a valentine... 
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plant life.

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kimberley dhollander and philippe corthout, via de dujes. commonly popular in the late 1970s or early 1980s, very bohemian fern bars were everywhere. we probably watched chrissy, jack and janet barhop through a few of these lush pubs. houseplants got huge in the late 70’s too, and much like fashion of that era (high waisted jeans, anyone?) they’re back in a big... 
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clover artisans: a $500 giveaway.

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introducing clover artisans — To live in clover means to live the good life, to live in prosperity, to live in comfort. By supporting their artisans’ crafts and communities, Clover helps make it possible for them to live in clover. with pieces from around the world — like ceramics, throws, pillows and rugs clover embraces the spirit of a modern gypsy, combined... 
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