settee. as pretty as it sounds.

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jj media locations. you may think of the settee as a thing of the past, but as you saw in yesterday’s post, it’s just not so. the settee, which has been around a while — dating back to the 17th century in Europe — is really such an ideal seating solution for small spaces. the settee looks lovely in an entryway, a reading nook, and across a larger sofa... 
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warm and fuzzy feelings.

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frenchyfancy. i’m actually beginning to feel an autumn chill in the air which means it’s time to break out the cozy sheepskins i stash away in summer months. don’t these rooms make you feel all warm and fuzzy? maybe it’s just because i’m in bed with the flu (sigh) but the thought of curling up in these for days on end sounds mighty fine right... 
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new & noteworthy.

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1. i dig the classic contrast welting on west elm’s new commune armless sofa. this time my picks for new & noteworthy are all about the neutrals — creamy whites, black and cozy brown — like Sean McNanney’s dreamy cashmere blankets — sigh, that is just a thing of beauty! i guess, whether i’m ready or not we’re headed into autumn... 
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trending: kitchen fixtures.

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Alyssa Rosenheck Photography via style me pretty. there’s been a real focus and importance placed on kitchen lighting fixtures of late and the trend definitely has been leaning towards pendant lighting. it used to be that a lot of kitchen lighting was recessed but not anymore. i find myself wishing i was tom dixon, because man-o-man has he sold a lot of his lamps lately... 
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pom poms make everything better.

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sugar & cloth has a great diy tutorial on this pom pom wall hanging. what is it about a pom pom that makes us go so giddy? is it just fun to say? i think it must be some sort of childhood flashback, or perhaps it’s that they’re just so darn cheerful to look at — it’s like i’m five years old again everytime i see one.  there’s kind... 
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