don’t call the pattern police.


architectural digest espana. i don’t think i’ve ever put two, identical matching pillows together on a sofa or a bed, or together on any piece of furniture for that matter. i just think it’s so much more interesting to mix your patterns well, playing off the colors, and mismatched glory of it all. throw in another pattern with an area rug, art print or wallpaper,... 
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just a teaspoon, please.


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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thoughts for a friday.


i’ve had the flu this week so in-between bits of fevered delirium i’ve had lots of time to think. you know how when you’re sick it’s almost like new year’s, and you make all these really self-help, affirmation-like resolutions to yourself like, “when i get better, i am going to juice everyday. and walk for miles. and live more simply.”?... 
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put a pretty print on it.


flashback alert. i spied these pretty wallpapers from uk-based designer rachel j powell in this month’s frankie magazine and i felt like i’d walked into my mum’s kitchen circa 1969 — pretty, retro patterns called ‘prudence’ and ‘woodstock’ to make your walls pop.  
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oh, the first impression of an entry way! beautiful door? check. very cool orange stairs? check. art… well, that’s where i come in: this amazing entry way was photographed by bruno suet, and the moment i saw it, i knew i wanted to hang some art. normally, i give lots of different size options, but i think this space calls for a really big*, bold piece. you know,... 
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