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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modern neutrals.

lately, i’m really crushing on modern neutrals. not your boring beiges, mind you, but instead natural woods, rattan, off-white linens — a textural mix of layered pieces that look great together but aren’t necessarily matchy-matchy, if you know what i mean. i think when i visit european cities they tend to really rub off on me in different ways. in mariseille... 
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desk set.

okay, i’ll admit it. i do miss my home office a little bit more than i thought i might now that i’ve turned it into a guest room. i’m aching to find a sweet spot for some kind of desk where i can place bills, paperwork and to-do lists and all the other little day-to-day stuff that piles up (presently on my kitchen counter). but what i need is something discreet... 
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vintage modern mansion.

only a 100-year-old Mansion built in 1910 could have this kind of character — just look at that beautiful marble mantelpiece. why don’t we make ’em like this anymore? this stunning three-story home with sky-high ceilings is located in Amsterdam next to the Vondelpark, one of the most beautiful parks in the Netherlands. although it was built in the early 1900’s... 
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a mighty makeover.

• this post in partnership with go mighty + olay. i’ve taken on a mighty challenge. but also a really fun one, and we plan on enlisting your help. the task at hand? to help Maggie mason, aka mighty girl reclaim her bedroom as her own. After divorce, the marital bedroom is often the last room to take back as yours, and it’s now after her own divorce, time for... 
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