at home in southern france.

this is the charming home of interior designer Stephanie Ferret, her husband Thibaut and their two children located in the outskirts of Cassis in southern France. set on the Mediterranean coast, it’s welcoming and cosy, filled with antique collectibles and dotted with eclectic souvenirs from their travels. but my favorite bit is definitely that dining banquette —... 
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put a rug on it.

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my domaine. today’s the last day to enter to win our pink rug co. giveaway so i thought it only apropos i encourage you to enter with some inspiring imagery of how a rug can turn a room around. a beautiful rug can add crazy color, character and warmth to an ordinary space in an instant. the apartment. cupofherbaltea. varpunen. the apartment. my domaine. the style... 
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making a grand entrance.

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the gifts of life. it’s always nice to make a grand entrance. that’s one thing my new house lacks — there’s no foyer, no entry hall of any kind — you simply step right into what i suppose you’d call a grand room, or a combination dining room / living room space. i love my house, but i do like a nice entryway welcoming you and your guests... 
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breakfast in bed.

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lapizzaetlesfrites. there’s nothing quite as luxurious as breakfast in bed. you feel so spoiled, right? and on the other hand, it’s really nice to spoil those we love, too. being surprised by breakfast in bed has got to be on an awful lot of people’s top ten list. i have a lot trays — i collect them from all over — the flea market, yard sales,... 
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modern ranch vibes.

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nuevo estilo. i’m really inspired by this fresh look i’m seeing around — a modern twist on the traditional ranch or country style home. it’s got a little bit of scandinavian slant, too — simple and spare design with lots of white exposed beamed ceilings and shipslap walls (i blame joanna and chip gaines for that trend!) paired with bright,... 
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