leaving my safe space.

some days, not just mondays you want to bury your head under the covers and just glide under the guise of sleep a while longer — stay in our safe space. i felt like that all weekend. i don’t want to bury my head under the comfort of covers and ignore what’s happening in our country, but at the same time i find myself with a loss for the right words. i don’t... 
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at home with: ayla gurganus of soulflowers.

today we’re dropping in on the bright, light and very charming abode of Ayla Gurganus. ayla is a floral designer who runs soulflowers in Atlanta, Georgia specializing in everyday bouquets, intimate weddings, and events, as well as designing home parties. energized by the elegance and beauty from florals, ayla combines that with a passion for foraging in nature to compose... 
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some music for troubling times.

i don’t think any one of us is unaware that there’s a lot of awful and terrifying stuff going on in the world right now. our country is not okay right now. i don’t know exactly what to do — not at all. i don’t have the answers. i don’t even know how to express myself well right now but i know in my heart that it has to get better or we’re... 
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day trippin’ to salvation mountain.

Years of hearing friends’ accounts of a bizarre Candy Land-like place that exists beyond the Salton Sea in the Colorado Desert, inspired my recent journey to Slab City, aka “the last free place on earth”, in search of the technicolor folk art installation referred to as, “Salvation Mountain”. I made the 3-hour drive from Los Angeles in February to see... 
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where on earth?

i just love these very clever typographical maps from tüt. these prints are hand-screened on recycled paper in the United Kingdom, in two very handsome colors – a slate blue, and a pale eggshell blue. makes geography oh so much more fun! choose from the us of a, and the british isles!  
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