modern cottage.


ever since i found out i was moving into a cozy cottage, i’ve been daydreaming away about how i’ll be decorating it. although it’s an older victorian cottage, it’s been modernized — almost too much, so we’re ripping up carpeting and restoring fir wood floors and replacing bad lighting fixtures (and i mean really bad) and white washing the... 
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olsson & jensen.


behold the vintage-inspired home accessories and styling from swedish designers olsson & jensen. pretty gorgeous, huh? i love the juxtaposition of the vintage ornate furnishings, paired with the mid-century modern, and even 1970’s tie-dye — somehow the way olsson & jensen has styled their pieces just works. the subtle grays, pale lavenders and plum with... 
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extra | extra.


okay, i had to toss one more style post into the mix today, because when i saw this completely rad vintage-inspired gold brocade leather tee shirt from Shakuhachi, i just about lost it. this is so too-cool-for-school. i’ve never seen a tee shirt like this before, have you? it’s available at need supply co.  
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from the fine folks that brought you that awesome scrapwood wallpaper by Piet Hein Eek — nlxl is coming back, and this time with some hot tin roofs, but, ummm on your walls. nlxl has teamed up with the crew of Merci, Paris to create an incredible new line of wallpapers, called Brooklyn Tins, available worldwide in August 2012. i’ve always rather fancied a tin tile... 
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tuesday’s girl: getting girlie.


i’m in a real skirt and dress mood these days. maybe it was all the cute fashion inspiration at alt summit, but i’m trying to step up my game (ummm, hello, girl still in her pajamas blogging!) and get a bit more girlie — you know, embrace the vintage-loving, cute-shoe-wearing girl inside. i save pages that i love from catalogs and keep them in a fashion journal... 
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