i’ve been trying to figure out what the heck to do with my dining room for a while now. i hung the patrick townsend white orbit chandelier, but since i painted over the black walls, it’s been just looking terribly drab in there – lacking drama! so last night, i got this idea — what if i went pale, pale pink and added some kind of statement piece, as... 
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west elm catalog


retailer west elm included a photo spread on sfgirlbybay in their january 2012 catalog and blog front & main, wherein they featured west elm products photographed and styled by victoria in her home . [read about it here.]  
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thank you west elm.


if y’all have received your west elm catalog in the mail this month, you may have noticed some familiar faces and spaces. lucy and i are featured in the current west elm catalog (and their blog front & main) and she looks great as always — damn that girl! the lovely folks at west elm came over for the day, asked me to style up the place and show off my parson’s... 
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the road to morocco.


west elm’s spring line is on its way and should be in stores January or early February, and i do believe they are channeling the road to morocco. these look like magic carpets you could drift away on, daydreaming yourself off to an exotic port of call. west elm’s new ethnic inspired rugs range in styles from a classic Moroccan Berber Rugs to the Patchwork Cadiz... 
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pssst…look what’s coming.


i’ll bet you might assume these beautiful blankets are from some exotic bazaar i found in my recent travels abroad, right? well, you might be a little surprised to discover they’re actually new this fall from west elm! i love the vibrant colors and textures (especially that pink & green one!). stay tuned…this gorgeous fall collection of blankets and throws... 
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