warm and woodsy.

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i quite like the warm vibes these rooms give off. they ‘ve achieved that feeling mostly from the vintage inspired wood furniture featured quite prominently in them, but sometimes just from those warm brown hues. i also like that though they feature woodsy pieces they’ve got a vintage modern edge to them so one could never call them ‘country’ —... 
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good reads: the latest issue of est.

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do you read australian design est magazine? if not, it’s time to tune in, because issue #24 of est is a good one — exploring global home styles from cape town to mallorca and on to sydney. one of my favorite features, and there were many, is this modern rustic cape town gem. it has all the elements i love — an earthy Scandinavian vibe, and a farmhouse mix... 
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at home in le marais.

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this très chic apartment located in the heart of Le Marais is home to Photographer Matthew Brookes. it has that cozy modern vibe i’m loving lately, created in part by those amazing high ceilings with wood beams, and the way Matthew cleverly mixed in a few modern pieces with antiques and vintage finds. and Matthew’s gorgeous work, displayed in all its black and... 
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an every day holiday home.

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this is one beautiful 1920’s beach house featured recently in vogue living — an idyllic holiday home in Sydney’s Palm Beach. that cozy built-in window seat had me craving an afternoon nap, and those beautiful french doors from the bedroom to the outdoor area are exactly what i’m hoping to achieve at my house — if i can just get up the guts to pull... 
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breakfast in bed.

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lapizzaetlesfrites. there’s nothing quite as luxurious as breakfast in bed. you feel so spoiled, right? and on the other hand, it’s really nice to spoil those we love, too. being surprised by breakfast in bed has got to be on an awful lot of people’s top ten list. i have a lot trays — i collect them from all over — the flea market, yard sales,... 
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