Friday Finds: Fantastic Frank

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We’ve been quite taken with Frank here at sfgirlbybay, and who could blame us? By Frank, I’m referring to none other than Fantastic Frank, a Swedish real estate agency with the philosophy of bringing love to every dull corner. Earlier this week, Victoria uncovered Frank’s blog, at which point I further indulged in my obsession. Today, I’m... 
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make mine minty green.

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inside out magazine. lots more green! it’s just everywhere these days and this time around these greens lean towards a minty palette that looks oh-so-pretty in kitchen decor. paired with pretty white paint and marble countertops you’ve got a look that’s clean, fresh and bright — a lovely space to spend cooking the day (or night) away. add a smeg mint... 
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new and noteworthy.

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1. Taschen’s The Book of Palms, from the Line. 2. touch slipper from mixed business L.A.; 3. No Chemicals Incense Sticks by Couverture; 4. Mediterranean Whiting Knitting Needle Case Holder from howkapow. 5. three potato four’s white message board. 6. Studio Macura’s LAKO bent-steel wire rack for storing books and magazines; 7. buchholz berlin fair catch... 
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Put Some Paint On It.

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This is quite a clever idea I found over on IKEA. They invited blogger Agnes Hammar of Hej Regina to join them in their idea lab and she shared her ideas to freshen up IKEA furniture using a bit of colorful paint. Instead of replacing furniture you tire of, Agnes gave pieces new life by painting background scenarios on the walls. We don’t necessarily need to fix the furniture... 
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shelf life.

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the one thing about my little cottage that kind of drove me crazy was this sad little window in the living area that just looked kind of lonesome. i felt like it needed to be grounded somehow, and the best way i could think of was to build a custom wall unit around it to shelve all my many books and collectibles. fortunately for me, i know an extremely talented local craftsman... 
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