good reads: surf shack.

perhaps it’s that i was born, raised and lived in california my whole life, but i get a little weak in the knees when it comes to surf culture. i can’t help but take a gander at the driver of a car with surfboards on their roof, and the beach has always been my safe space, since my parents took us to the beach every weekend since i was just a baby. so when i saw... 
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spring forward.

i’ve been confused all week as to what time it is. along with the jet lag from my trip, came also the changing of the clocks (why again do we do that?). so it’s spring forward so to speak — which i actually love because daylight savings time gives us all a little more time outdoors. and the time change perhaps also signals a time to bring a bit of the outdoors... 
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west elm’s new look.

wowza! have you opened your mailbox to find west elm’s new catalog tucked inside? it’s really something special. it’s not just the incredible looking location (those tall ceilings, crown moldings, and marble mantel — sigh) it’s the colorful new collection with a vintage-modern vibe. i really love the juxtaposition of the classic architecture paired... 
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when you’ve got the blues.

the nice stuff collector. i’ve a got a wee case of the blues these days. anyone else? there’s so much divisiveness in the air after our election and i worry about it — i just can’t seem to shake it. but i’m trying to have faith and feel empowered by so much positive action being taken around the country by so many groups — especially on... 
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bohemian paris.

my very much beloved and favorite decor magazine milk decoration just featured the exotic and uber-eclectic paris apartment of Sophie DuruflĂ©, CEO of the Parisian brand, Isabel Marant. talk about your bohemian paradise – chez DuruflĂ© is a well-curated collection of vintage oddities, that all work quite well together, especially if you’ve got a taste for the unexpected.... 
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