new and noteworthy.


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.

headboard with paint / sfgirlbybay

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.


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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collective soul.


i love a well-curated collection. whether it be a stunning art gallery like this one from the apartment, or a well-loved pile of books, when pulled together as a cohesive collection it’s perfection for me. like-objects grouped together as collections just work and look effortlessly stylish. these are some real good ones. a shop called all that is solid, via what she... 
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i saw this photograph of magazine editor magazine Darcy Miller Nussbaum’s dining room nook in architectural digest, and was quite taken with this gallery arrangement of family photographs — not to mention that is one stunning light fixture! what i think i really like, is the juxtiposition of the very fancy chandelier with that of the simple box frames. it creates... 
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