modern cottage.

LIVING-ROOM

so, we’re all finally back from holiday (i know — i took my time getting back to work, but i’ve missed you!) and i thought i’d share a look at my wee modern cottage. you’ve seen the bedroom and the bath, and now i’m sharing the ‘grand room’ — that’s what you call a combo-living-kitchen area these days, right? i’d... 
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oh, and happy, happy friday.

cozy-sofa

i just feel like cozying up at home this weekend. it’s bustling and busy everywhere, but a little downtime sounds good to me. i hope you have a relaxing weekend, too. see you all monday! • image via eightmood.  
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THE JEALOUS CURATOR: ART GOES HERE.

agh_vics_livingroom3

oh boy. i felt a bit of pressure on this post. why? well, today’s ‘art goes here’ is very close to home. victoria’s home to be exact! yep, you’re looking at victoria’s lovely new living room. she asked me to suggest some artsy options to go right here over her dwellstudio sofa: and so i did! first up, an economical but beautiful way to handle... 
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home, at last.

HOME

it’s beginning to look a lot like home around here. after many weeks of purging and packing up 1,000 square feet to move it all about 10 blocks away, into about 600 square feet, we’re finally making some real progress. i like it here. a lot. it’s peaceful and quiet and though it’s tiny and old, i’m trying to make it into a modern cottage. i look... 
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anthropologie: the magazine.

anthropologie

When decorating, a lot of us can’t just cut loose and spend a lot of money all at once. Like anything we do, we’ve got to create a decorating budget and take things slowly, adding elements to our homes over time, rather than in one fell swoop. so when anthropologie invited me to write about three different design budget scenarios for you in their magazine, i thought... 
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