friday finds.

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dwell magazine simple is sometimes so calming, isn’t it? it’s such a complicated time in our country and also in my family life, so i guess i’m just drawn to the simple elegance in these pretty spaces. they seem like the kind of places you could rest your mind for a while and think a little more clearly. uncluttered and organized — the place i’d... 
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modern ranch vibes.

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nuevo estilo. i’m really inspired by this fresh look i’m seeing around — a modern twist on the traditional ranch or country style home. it’s got a little bit of scandinavian slant, too — simple and spare design with lots of white exposed beamed ceilings and shipslap walls (i blame joanna and chip gaines for that trend!) paired with bright,... 
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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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wear this there: palihouse.

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perfectly low-key and designed to a T, L.A.’s palihouse in santa monica is calling our names. slip in for a coffee, or cocktail in the masculine-refined atmosphere — might we say just the right amount of rustic for a city girl like us. should you want to extend your los angeles stay, palihouse has three hotel properties: santa monica, west hollywood, and melrose avenue —... 
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i spy: shades of teal.

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doug atkins home, via t magazine. much like its cool cousin green, deeper darker shades of teal and turquoise are popping up all over the place. it’s a real colorfest out there, people, so you may want to add a dash of your own if you care much about being on trend. i’m not sure i can do it but i know that i certainly admire it from afar. there’s nothing... 
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