friday finds.

let’s do a happy dance, shall we? cuz it’s the weekend — hurrah! i’ve got some chores ahead of me (like cleaning out my garage, ugh) but it’s also the pasadena city college flea market on sunday, so there’s that! i love getting rid of old stuff, so i can get some new old stuff. i’m wacky like that! here’s just a few of my favorite... 
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at home with: ayla gurganus of soulflowers.

today we’re dropping in on the bright, light and very charming abode of Ayla Gurganus. ayla is a floral designer who runs soulflowers in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in everyday bouquets, intimate weddings, and events, as well as designing home parties. energized by the elegance and beauty from florals, ayla combines that with a passion for foraging in nature to compose... 
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make way for spring mantels.

spring is here and summer’s right around the corner, but it’s not as if you can just hide your fireplace mantel away until you need it again. it most likely still holds a pretty prominent place in your home and sometimes front and center. so its still got to look good while it’s sort of hibernating for the season’s warmer months. i recently shared... 
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good reads: the latest issue of est.

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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design diy’d.

utilizing mostly natural materials like plywood and polished concrete floors this creative couple DIY’ddesigned and built their own scandinavian-inspired home in the Netherlands. featured on gravity home the beautiful light-filled home is inspired by the couple’s recent holiday in france, and has a modern, but somewhat whimsical feeling with loads of great-looking... 
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