at home with chessa osburn.

today we’re dropping in on the chic, minimalist and very cozy home of Chessa Osburn, the co-founder of online shop Twenty One Tonnes, where she lives with her husband Steve and their two young children. their pretty, light-filled home is a post-war bungalow in the Hastings-Sunrise neighborhood of East Vancouver, British Columbia, built in 1945. the couple bought... 
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at home with designer anna valentine.

when in london last week, we kind of accidentally discovered the west end area of Marylebone. The main neighborhood shops are along Marylebone High Street and we fell instantly in love with its charming narrow side streets, sweet boutiques and cafes. so i can see why fashion designer Anna Valentine chose this spot for both her studio and her Georgian-style home just walking... 
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the simplicity of plyroom.

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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simply art.

apartment therapy. sometimes i like my art super simple. a collection of sketches is just so sophisticated looking, don’t you think? when at the flea market i always keep my eyes peeled for classic drawings like these — you never know when you’re going to find something really special (think treasures like antique roadshow!). i keep thinking i’ll start... 
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friday finds.

i’m not very good at making or keeping new year’s resolutions, per se, but if it’s more task-oriented then i might manage much better. one of my goals/tasks this year is to simplify. to clean out the excess, the clutter, the crap quite honestly that just gets in the way. i feel so heavy, like all this ‘stuff’ just literally weighs me down. i’ve... 
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