must occupy immediately.

est-magazine-artwork

the latest issue of est magazine is available online, and i must reach out to the editors immediately and let them know i’ll be needing to occupy this home located in eastern france. very soon, i must move in and stay there permanently. it’s just that pretty. i have seen this amazing art installtion in their dining room before, and i simply must own this. i do... 
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the makeover.

living-area-after

an awful lot of you asked to see some before and after photos from my cottage makeover. so, as much as i kinda hate to post something as unsightly as these ‘befores’ i do think there’s the possibility for some educational value here. when i first saw this place, i thought, “no freakin’ way can i live here.” but, the landlord was so nice,... 
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smeg-worthy.

fine-little-day-smeg

oh, how i long to be smeg-worthy. i mean, i think i’m deserving of a smeg refrigerator, but perhaps my pocketbook is not up to its hefty challenge. a smeg is worth saving for though, as anna at door sixteen recently reminded me. a smeg is ‘the’ refrigerator and i mean to own one of these babies one day. but perhaps unlike some, i do not long for the ice-cream... 
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loft life: bella barcelona.

loft-kitchen

Originally a textile workshop, this lovely loft space in barcelona, spain was fully renovated to enhance the high ceilings, structural beams and all that gorgeous Natural light that floods in through the tall windows. i love how they creatively divided the living space from the sleeping area with simple storage cabinets — functional but beautiful, too. when can i move... 
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dear bloomingville, please come to america.

pastel-cups

i’m very envious of those of you living in europe right now. i kept seeing pins of these beautiful products and tracked them to down to a company called bloomingville in denmark. success! and then i discovered, alas, they are primarily distributed throughout european cities and i’ve yet to find many stateside shops carrying bloomingville’s goods — but... 
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