all about blue.

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all over france last week it was blue for as far as the eye could see. not the skies necessarily, but when it came to decor, blue was the spot on hot trend. especially bold cobalt blues, navy and those Mediterranean deep aqua blues. the salon in our marseille pensione was painted the most divine rich teal blue and had us swooning at bonjour. if you’re not brave enough... 
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pantone-inspired art.

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earlier in the week i shared the pretty color pairing of pink + green. well today, we’re taking a look at adding color to your decor palette through art — probably one of the most effortless and affordable makeover maneuvers in my arsenal. art.com invited me to partner with them and curate an art collection inspired by pantone’s 2017 color of the year —... 
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living on pleasant road.

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is this not the prettiest color palette you’ve seen in a while? the mantel arrangement alone gives me serious spring fever. appropriately situated in a place called pleasant road, this beautiful space is one of light location’s┬álondon properties. it’s a bohemian’s dream palace — whimsical and light, with loads of bright white layered with eclectic... 
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friday finds.

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it’s been a long week with a lot going on that i don’t think i’ll go into here. i’d like to discuss world politics with you but i’m guessing that’s not why you come here, so for the moment, i’m simply seeking refuge in my friday finds. fantasizing about a long, leisurely vacation, a shopping trip to a longtime online favorite’s... 
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fringe benefits.

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ragamuf chair covers — handmade by Syrian refugee women near the border in Turkey. ragamuf hires syrian women without a livelihood to enable them to live fulfilling, independent lives. why oh why do we love fringe so much? i think it must stem from some happy childhood memory — a whimsical frilly party dress we once wore, or perhaps a pink tutu worn in dance class.... 
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