west elm’s new look.

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wowza! have you opened your mailbox to find west elm’s new catalog tucked inside? it’s really something special. it’s not just the incredible looking location (those tall ceilings, crown moldings, and marble mantel — sigh) it’s the colorful new collection with a vintage-modern vibe. i really love the juxtaposition of the classic architecture paired... 
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GREEN & BLACK’S chocolate libraries.

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for me, lazy days with a good book are made even better when I have a little treat to nibble on between pages. so when i was invited to try GREEN & BLACK’S new chocolate libraries, i knew exactly where i’d be displaying them to share their pretty packaging with you — on my beloved built-in bookcases, of course! now that the weather is getting colder, i... 
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the ever-inspiring arch.

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the urbanite. arches are just so pleasing to the eye — don’t you agree? whether they’re arched alcoves, doorways, windows or some other architectural wonder, i find them to look just splendid. the curve of an arch is just so special — like it took just a little more effort to achieve. i’m starting my remodel of my bathroom and back bedrooms (more... 
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gray blue days.

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vogue living. finally. L.A. is getting some lovely, dreary rain. i’m curled up on the sofa this sunday, listening to spotify’s indie acoustic chill, lucy by my side smelling a little bit like wet wool after her walk, but it’s all okay. i love the rain and the moody blue feelings it brings. i’m not often drawn to shades of blue in decor as much as i... 
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what’s in your pantry?

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pinch of yum’s kitchen makeover. whether it’s your cooking accoutrement, your everyday dishware or your favorite condiments it’s nice to have a well-organized kitchen pantry, as well as one that’s displayed pleasingly too. i always think i’m going to make the time to put all my dry goods into pretty weck jars so i open my cupboards to some kind... 
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