living light.

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U.K.-based photographer Paul Massey not only photographed this beautiful home, he designed it too. clearly he has a great eye — he was taking pictures by the time he was five years old and at sixteen, he was given a full-time position on The London Evening Standard, the youngest ever to join the staff.  his career later turned to fashion and portraiture, working with... 
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dining fresh from the garden.

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one of my favorite things about owning a home is having my own garden and outside dining space. i’ve come to realize spending time outside, gardening and entertaining is one my greatest joys — i could spend all day out there puttering around and planting new flowers and now vegetables, too! i shared my container garden earlier this year, and now i’m planting... 
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wes anderson organized.

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y’all know how i love my wes, so i couldn’t help but share these fun prints from jordan bolton design on etsy. jordan’s organized wes anderson films, The Royal Tenenbaums and The Grand Budapest Hotel into these really clever prints, capturing all the props and objects from the films. just magical! i love them — and there’s also an Amelie and Breakfast... 
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the little black dresser.

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vintage house. we all love the classic little black dress, but what about the little black dresser? it’s a keeper, too — the trusty dresser you can dress up or dress down. i have not just one, but two black dressers and i love them. both are vintage, found for super cheap. i added a couple of coats of matte black paint to them for my bedroom, and they don’t... 
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friday finds.

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i’m a real sucker for vintage paintings, especially portraits — the odder the better, really because they just seem to tell more of a story. i also like the bit of kitsch they bring to a space — a sense of humor and a sense that these spaces are meant to be having a little good clean fun at the artists’ expense. happy friday, everyone! xo, victoria this... 
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