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Trend: Velvet Chairs

Velvet is everywhere and I’m a fan. With the colder months upon us, I can think of nothing better than curling up in a velvet chair with a good book (well perhaps wearing a little velvet too). Click through for a few favorite ways to incorporate and create cozy. While velvet seems to be on […]

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Beautiful Brass

I don’t know about you, but I’m still la la loving the brass trend.  Funny thing is, I have a good amount of brass in my master bath.  Not current brass, but the 90’s variety.  I loathed it, but now I’ve come to be cool with it.  Even, if it is a little too brassy. […]

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door decorating

1 /2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 it’s raining and chilly here, but i am stuck on curb appeal today.   when it comes to adorning the exterior, my mind always starts with front doors and flowers.  i’ve long been a fan of pretty painted doors.  they always grab my attention (blue, black, yellow and […]

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curb appeal

when i was in england last week i was totally taken by the wisteria growing wildly on houses and buildings.  this is going on my one day some day list. sweet little pathways and decorated porches.  bunting, bells and lights.  looks like happy lives here to me. a painted door, a fabulous door knocker and […]

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nod favorites

gold lamp | ice cream cone art | classic car art | ice cream cone pillow | acrylic bookcart | dog sheets | toy box | girl pillow | hello pillow | there’s no hiding that i’m a huge land of nod fan (remember when they came to my house?).  i love their products, i love the brand and i love […]

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bathroom details

a beautiful bathroom  has to be one of favorite things  (see what i mean).  i’m guessing it’s one of your favorites, too.  i like to look at bathrooms like a little escape.  bathrooms are basically your very own personal spa and a place to retreat to in your home.  retreat, rest and rejuvenate.  hopefully your retreat […]

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house crush amanda brooks

sometimes you just stumble upon something that leads to another something and gets you thinking about a lot of things.  this house happened and thoughts began to abound abound.  i saved the above photo from pinterest, as i do.  there is a whole lot of whole “ness” going on in the photo.  likley an english […]

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stuck on staircases

don’t you love a good staircase?  i do.  i think partly because i don’t have one.  i grew up in a ranch style home, and as far back as i can remember, i knew that i wanted a two story house when i grew up.  funny enough, i still live in that ranch i grew […]

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floral wallpaper

this wallpaper!  i’ve been swooning over cupcakes + cashmere’s new powder room (below) for the past week.  mostly the wallpaper.  like, can’t get it out of my mind, it’s so gorgeous, i really want it, kind of swooning. the pattern is called dark floral and is by designer ellie cashman, who lives in the netherlands and is, clearly, inspired by […]

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happy spots

01 / a super simple daybed (this one is actually in a garden) 02 / a chair wildly surrounded by scattered greens and stacks of books 03 / a hanging daybed in a sea of white it’s been awhile since i’ve done a happy spots post.  while i like to have entire rooms that make me happy […]

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