sprucing up spring decor with vintage rugs.

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Spring is the perfect time to spruce things up with fresh furnishings (especially if you’re one of the lucky people who got an unexpectedly hefty tax refund). It’s so fun to make small changes that can have a big impact. and right now, SFRugs have some seriously gorgeous vintage rugs on their site, perfect for doing just that! i love simple and spare design paired with... 
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fringe benefits.

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ragamuf chair covers — handmade by Syrian refugee women near the border in Turkey. ragamuf hires syrian women without a livelihood to enable them to live fulfilling, independent lives. why oh why do we love fringe so much? i think it must stem from some happy childhood memory — a whimsical frilly party dress we once wore, or perhaps a pink tutu worn in dance class.... 
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tileworks.

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simon watson photography. i’m still obsessed with tile — even more so after visiting cuba where almost every surface you step on is tiled beautifully, even if cracked or decaying. i’m planning on using moroccan-inspired cement tile from clé tile for my bathroom remodel and i couldn’t be more excited — if i could just narrow down which tiles... 
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unexpected guests: isobel schofield.

unexpected guest: isobel schofield / sfgirlbybay

I’m thrilled to introduce today’s unexpected guest and she is Isobel Schofield, the lovely founder and clog designer of Bryr Studio, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood. Since discovering her work over a year ago, her custom shoes have become an essential part of my weekly wardrobe. Every season she introduces new designs and colors... 
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no fear of color here.

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i’m currently going gaga for this playful home located in ibiza. makes sense that its inhabitants are dutch designers who focus on ecological textiles for youngins. it’s straight out of a contemporary fairytale with whimsical elements all coming in electric shades, against a clean white canvas. the island was specifically chosen to house their dream destination... 
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