fancy a holiday in capri?

i’ve always wanted to venture to capri but now the desire has dramatically¬†deepened. after virtually visiting casa solaro, a holiday rental home in capri, italy i’ve fallen even further innamorato. this home designed by matteo thun & partners is just dreamy — can’t you just see yourself sipping a campari & soda on that sofa at sunset? i love... 
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got some time for the blues?

i’m back with another case of the blues, just for you. i can’t stop, won’t stop because i’ve clearly fallen back in love with blue. there was a while there where i thought of it only as a very traditional color, perhaps even preppy but after my visit to europe, i see it’s got all kinds of personalities — from super sophisticated navy to... 
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zen and the art of floor cushions.

i’ve been dying to create a little zen area for myself in the home studio where i can attempt a little meditation (never ever easy for me to calm my brain) and finally got around to trying out a few pillow configurations. urban outfitters invited me to try some of their beautiful floor pillows, and i must say, i can turn my mind off with much more ease cozying up on... 
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fringe benefits.

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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settee. as pretty as it sounds.

jj¬†media locations. you may think of the settee as a thing of the past, but as you saw in yesterday’s post, it’s just not so. the settee, which has been around a while — dating back to the 17th century in Europe — is really such an ideal seating solution for small spaces. the settee looks lovely in an entryway, a reading nook, and across a larger sofa... 
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