at home in copenhagen.

this is the lovely home of pernille teisbaek, writer, stylist, and editor of Look de Pernille featured in harper’s bazaar. she’s recently purchased this gorgeous loft space in copenhagen and decorated it minimally, but with a warm, welcoming vibe. when she moved from her former home, she brought with her just the things that really meant something to her —... 
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at home with elsa billgren.

it was the crazy bright orange smeg that first caught my eye and led me to the fabulous stockholm flat of elsa billgren. elsa is a Swedish television personality, blogger and vintage aficionado and writer. it would appear she also has a keen eye for decorating because her home is just lovely. eclectic, fresh and full of life (that smeg!) and cozy as all get out. i could curl... 
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simple matters.

as erin boyle’s blog title might suggest, Reading My Tea Leaves is a lovely lifestyle blog celebrating a practical and purposeful approach to a simple, sustainable life. and now erin has written her first book, Simple Matters: Living with Less and Ending Up with More — a beautiful and thoughtful message of simplicity, paring down, and living with what you love.... 
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“it list” emily chalmers.

i am most excited to introduce today’s “it list” from one of my favorite stylists, the oh-so-talented miss emily chalmers. emily has written several of my favorite books, including her latest vintage modern style, and her eclectic sense of style and daring when it comes to design is something i have tried to emulate for years! her caravan shop is on my top... 
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and the pursuit of happiness.

maira kalman is one of my absolute heroes. i adore the way she looks so optimistically at the world. on the day of the obama inauguration, she began a year-long journey, crisscrossing the united states of america — from the supreme court to the lincoln memorial and all the way to the white house, with a stop for pie thrown in for good measure (what is americana, after... 
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