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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the simplicity of plyroom.

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plyroom began with a simple idea: considered design and quality furniture that allowed for a simpler way of living. A way of living that said goodbye to clutter and made time for the important things in life. with an ethos that believes in SIMPLICITY ABOVE ALL, original and versatile design and sustainability and quality craftsmanship. plyroom’s products inspire creativity,... 
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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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