dramatically different.

i’ve┬áhad a decor crush on the beautiful bedroom treatment just above for a long while now. there’s just something about the playful mix of pattern and textiles that are so unexpected and chic. i’d love to just use a strip of wallpaper as a kind of headboard like they’ve done here with a Chinoiserie print and a contrasting batik fabric. i love dessin... 
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friday finds.

as i write this on thursday, i’ve had a particularly emotional morning, and honestly, i just need to see some inspiring things. today, lucy and i came upon a poor neighborhood pup who had been hit by a bus and killed and it was just heartbreaking. i tried to help and comfort the owners, the bus driver, the friends and neighbors who came to the scene, but as you can imagine... 
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wear this there: la brasserie auteil.

how is it that in a city of 33 square miles there seems to be an infinite number of adorable establishments? paris’s la brasserie auteuil may fall under that category but it is in a league of its own with a terrace for sore eyes. this italian restaurant is brimming with jasmine flowers, olive trees, and furnishings that are just as delicious as the dishes! a secret garden... 
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good reads: avenue lifestyle.

do you regularly visit avenue lifestyle? it’s one of my go-to blogs, just to see what founders Holly Marder and Hedda Pier have been up to. the creative interior design, styling and photography studio regularly posts their recent projects, and they are always up to something most inspiring. the blog showcases their work, highlights design trends and shares all things... 
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new & noteworthy.

1. a modern twist on classic patio furniture — the Akello Outdoor Dining Chairs from anthropologie come in a few different fun colors. ooooh. awww. and gosh darnit, i’m finding this week’s new & noteworthy rather irresistible — the downside of my beloved job is trying not to shop. such pretty hues — pastel-y and graphic and they all compliment... 
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