good reads: surf shack.

perhaps it’s that i was born, raised and lived in california my whole life, but i get a little weak in the knees when it comes to surf culture. i can’t help but take a gander at the driver of a car with surfboards on their roof, and the beach has always been my safe space, since my parents took us to the beach every weekend since i was just a baby. so when i saw... 
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at home with chessa osburn.

today we’re dropping in on the chic, minimalist and very cozy home of Chessa Osburn, the co-founder of online shop Twenty One Tonnes, where she lives with her husband Steve and their two young children. their pretty, light-filled home is a post-war bungalow in the Hastings-Sunrise neighborhood of East Vancouver, British Columbia, built in 1945. the couple bought... 
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a slice of california orange.

atelier doré. i’ve been writing an awful lot about the rise of blue lately — a trend that seems to be sticking around. well, you know what pairs well with blue? that would be orange. not a lot mind you — just that pop to really add a cheery slice of california citrus to your room. i went on the hunt for some vintage-inspired orange accent pieces on chairish... 
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moroccan rug giveaway!

i really love when i get to give away a beautiful rug. and hurrah! it’s that time again, but this time, amber at the Pink Rug Co. introduced me to the folks at The Sunny Side & Co. who invited me to give away one of their gorgeous moroccan rugs — of the winner’s choice. With their bold combinations of fleecy black lines set against a plush ivory field,... 
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a little bit baroque.

as i’ve mentioned, i’m in the midst of remodeling my bathroom and i’m going for a look i’m not exactly sure how to describe. i was inspired by a medley of styles and it turns out it’s just a little bit baroque. it’s also a lot of other things, though too — bohemian modern, moroccan-inspired, and just a little funky. it’s an eclectic... 
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