west elm’s new look.

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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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wear this there: tank garage winery.

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seems to good to be true — you stop for gas, and find an oasis of pinot instead? napa’s new hot-spot (or hot-stop rather), is tank garage winery — an old service station transformed into a super chic wine country destination. owned by the people from regusci winery, they wanted a more celebratory, casual approach to the wine experience. we say take the same approach... 
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black & white world.

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styling by marcus hay. for all of us who adore a good black and white color scheme (if you can call it color) pay careful attention to this particular post — soak it all in. because what’s coming up in the next post today, well…it’s anything but black and white. you’ll see soon enough! but in the meantime, i do love these rooms i’ve been... 
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just a teaspoon, please.

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studio ditte has a brand new design out — teaspoon wallpaper! Their very charming wallpaper tells a tale of elegant spoons, forks for posh cakes and old keys of forgotten rooms. A motley collection, subtly decorated with colored threads and licks of paint. the studio ditte birdhouse wallpaper is fun too, so check that out.  
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in my dreams, i live here: modern surf shack.

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it’s really, really cold here in san francisco right now. i know, you’re thinking california wusses, right? but it’s all relative and i’m freezing, typing away wearing a wool beanie — inside my house. so in my dreams i live here, in a warm beach shack, somewhere on the coast with lots sunshine streaming in and the gentle sound of lapping waves... 
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