the many moods of blue.

when i was in portugal, i was yet again surrounded by european blues. beautiful blue tiles are everywhere in the city of lisbon — azulejos, a form of Spanish and Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tilework is literally everywhere. in fact, Heather, of skinny laminx wrote an entire blog post about their beautiful blue tiles. so, i was inspired yet again to share the... 
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good reads: the scandinavian home.

one of my favorite bloggers, niki brantmark of my scandinavian home has a brand new decor book out, and i think you’re want to add it to your design library. the book is the Scandinavian home: Interiors inspired by light, and since niki’s blog covers this design trend extensively on her blog, she’s the perfect person to compile the look into a book. Scandinavia... 
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warm and woodsy.

i quite like the warm vibes these rooms give off. they ‘ve achieved that feeling mostly from the vintage inspired wood furniture featured quite prominently in them, but sometimes just from those warm brown hues. i also like that though they feature woodsy pieces they’ve got a vintage modern edge to them so one could never call them ‘country’ —... 
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restored by the fords.

this is fabulous home of Los Angeles–based interior designer Leanne Ford featured recently on domino and photographed beautifully by one of my favorites, nicole franzen. her 1945 farmhouse is a white-washed dream and filled to the brim with an enviable stash of vintage collectibles. after seeing this space, i was not only inspired to hit the flea market this weekend seeking... 
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it’s a jungle in here.

call me ms. green jeans, but i just can’t help myself, i guess. when it comes to bringing green inside — literally and figuratively, i’m into it. whether it’s really a jungle (see above!) or a few simple house plants, a touch of green accents in textiles, paint, and artwork can go a long way towards giving you a fresh outlook on your space. and green... 
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