friday finds.

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it’s the weekend — hurrah! sometimes when it’s super hectic and a little chaotic i feel like i can hear our collective sigh from afar, at long last — friday. this week i’m exploring some good books to read and just where you might like to peruse them, and what to wear while, well, being quite lazy. which is exactly what weekends are for made for.... 
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mid century modern love.

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there are neighborhoods near me that are known for their beautiful mid-century modern homes — silver lake being one of them — case study homes designed by the likes of eames, Lautner and Neutra abound. they are architectural gems protected by historical societies (thank goodness) and this lovely home is one of them. featured recently on one of my favorite sites... 
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holiday hibernation, anyone?

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this house just says hunker down for the holidays and stay inside where it’s all warm and cozy. i love all the layered textures — loose natural slipcovers and big fluffy pillows, and that beautiful wool rug across some of the prettiest, worn in looking wood floors. i love the wabi-sabi vintage wood dining table in the kitchen too — it’s just a little... 
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a touch of blush.

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simon watson photography. when it comes to adding color to my home, i always seem to come back to blush. it just blends so well with so many other colors, and most especially i love it with a bit of deep blue. whether it’s just a subtle dab of the palest blush, or walls drenched in the lovely color, pink really has a way of warming up a space. i also think it’s... 
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a perfectly eclectic paris apartment.

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this is not my beautiful home, but if it were, i think i might have difficulty deciding just where to sit. do i recline dramatically on that dreamy divan, or perch myself properly in one of those lovely leather chairs? every inch of this nineteenth-floor apartment in paris is just stunning, but not in a super fussy way. in fact, it looks most inviting to me with its eclectic... 
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