best of: pink fixes everything.

the shiny squirrel. feeling the blahs? you can fix that right up with just a little pink. with pink, a little dab will do ya right — or you can just go nuts with it in one big daring and dramatic statement. when i attempted to go all neutrals and black and white with my new cottage, i found my space feeling a little cold, lacking any oomph! so i just added some pink... 
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clever crochet.

this is one of the loveliest ideas i’ve seen in a long while for kitchen wall decoration or any wall for that matter. upcycled, pastel crochet baskets clustered cleverly on a wall painted the perfect palest shade of pink. the design is just so delicate and the palette so pleasing — it almost looks like i’m in an ice cream shop, picking out my favorite flavor.... 
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things go better with pink.

i guess it’s no surprise i have a fondness for pink — shades of pale pink most especially. it’s a color that just compliments every other color. it’s very generous that way — from black to navy to nude, pink just makes every other color look better. whether they’ve decorated completely over the top and gone ornate baroque with pink, or it’s... 
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miami in madrid.

the thing i like best about this madrid-based co-working and event space (besides that oh-so-florida pastel color palette!) is really how they’ve done so much with so little. i mean, relatively the decor was cleverly created around paint, well-placed plants and some crushing-it curtains. mind you the bones of the space are a good place to begin — those windows... 
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spring forward.

i’ve been confused all week as to what time it is. along with the jet lag from my trip, came also the changing of the clocks (why again do we do that?). so it’s spring forward so to speak — which i actually love because daylight savings time gives us all a little more time outdoors. and the time change perhaps also signals a time to bring a bit of the outdoors... 
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