london charmer.

i’ve just booked a march trip to london, so when i saw british stylist emily chalmer’s east london loft apartment pop up on marie claire maison i got giddy just thinking about visiting her london studio again — definitely one of my favorite stops. located in shoreditch, where there’s plenty of vintage shops and marketplaces, emily has decorated her... 
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a modern castle.

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ever wondered what a 12th-century castle would look like with modern renovations? well, look no further! vt wonen recently featured the fascinating story of this french chateau located in Dirac, France and the family who lives there, which includes Isabelle and Hubert Site, owners of les petites emplettes, and their three daughters. according to Isabelle, the family first... 
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good reads: abigail ahern.

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i’ve long embraced the brilliant genius of london-based designer abigail ahern, but somehow i’d not seen her house crush series before this week. i stumbled upon her blog series of beautiful home tours via pinterest this week and found myself lingering there perhaps a while too long — i simply couldn’t decide on what not to share, the interiors all... 
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new & noteworthy.

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1. i have deep love for dorothy shain’s Mixed media on paper bikini prints. this week’s new & noteworthy i appear to be all about the naturals — black, charcoal, and earthy terracotta tones. perhaps a layover inspired by my trip to cuba. any of these finds would make for ideal holiday swag, too, so if you’re still on the last minute hunt, i’m... 
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win a $1,000 gift voucher from armadillo & co.

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everything about Armadillo&Co rugs is exceptional. from the beautiful designs right down to how they are manufactured — all of armadillo&co’s products are 100% handmade, using Fair Trade practices with natural and sustainable fibers. founders, Jodie Fried and Sally Pottharst, created Armadillo&Co in 2009 — born from their desire to combine aesthetics... 
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