on trend: jewel tones.


nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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that’s a wrap.


nadine ijewere photography. we’re having a retro moment for a trend that’s lingered on our pinterest feed even after summer’s end — the headscarf. how cool does one look when they’ve perfectly mastered the wrapping of a pucci print scarf, more than appropriate on days when we may not have the energy to wash our hair. we tend to fantasize stumbling... 
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floating frames.


sometimes it’s tricky to pick out just the perfect frame — should it be black, white, or maybe natural wood? you know what i mean — sometimes you just want the artwork to speak for itself. artifact uprising has created the perfect solution to solve that problem — the float frame! they invited me to upload a few of my instagrams and i created a gallery... 
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the power of pantone.


dustjacket attic above + below. i’ve always thought it so cool how we can use color as a reflector of what’s going on in our culture. each year, color creators at pantone release their color of the year, and as you may know, in 2016 they chose not just one, but two colors: the year of rose quartz and blue serenity. it could be amongst chaos we as a culture... 
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good reads: inside out magazine.


this is one truly lovely sydney-based home with a very indoor/outdoor vibe. recently featured in australia’s inside out magazine this is a federation-era cottage, which was completely renovated into an open and airy family home. i think what makes it so special are those gorgeous floor to ceiling windows that let all that glorious light in. i’m dying to open up... 
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