we’d like the banquette, please.

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my domaine. banquette, booth, nook — whatever you call them, they’re comfy, right? when you go to a restaurant you always want to sit in them and in fact, there’s always a bit of a silent arm wrestle going on — “do you want to sit on the nice plush bit against the wall? or this rather stiff-looking lonely chair?” everyone secretly wants... 
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sweet spot.

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although it’s tiny, this sweet little holiday hideaway in Malasaña, a chic neighborhood in madrid, packs a big visual punch. the color palette is oh-so-soothing and interior designers studio nimú have done such a wonderful job with a such a small canvas. i love, love, love the black casement doors out to the terrace — gives me an idea for my kitchen makeover!... 
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friday finds.

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i must confess, this week’s edition of friday finds was inspired totally by this image above by photographer kate sears. isn’t it stunning? i’m not even much of a fan of rose red, when it comes to decor at least, but this photo changed my views. so this week, i’m the lady in a rosy red state of mind. have a colorful weekend, everyone. xo, victoria kates... 
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black lacquer design.

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black lacquer design was created by interior designer Caitlin Murray with the belief that almost every room can benefit from a bit of black and a little lacquer. Several years of growing a career in the design industry with award-winning firms, including House of Honey and MASHstudios lead to launching and co-founding her first design company, Caitlin & Caitlin. C&C... 
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dining fresh from the garden.

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one of my favorite things about owning a home is having my own garden and outside dining space. i’ve come to realize spending time outside, gardening and entertaining is one my greatest joys — i could spend all day out there puttering around and planting new flowers and now vegetables, too! i shared my container garden earlier this year, and now i’m planting... 
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