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ikat love

One of my favorite patterns (that I have yet to use in my own home) is this ikat.  It’s affordable, simple, and has a nice modern punch.  Funny, I have stared at this fabric on one of my pinterest boards for literally years.  I should just pull the trigger and use it in one of our rooms.   […]

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white + chambray summer looks

Well I guess it’s blue and white week because I still have classic whites with accents of blue on the brain.  Starting with Gwyneth’s perfect entrance, an abode originally designed by Windsor Smith. Temps here are now back to their regularly scheduled 90+ degrees.  I’ve started boxing up my cold weather duds to make more room for […]

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affordable outdoor pillows

I stopped in my tracks when I saw this cleverly designed cafe seating area.  Really love all the finishes – the horizontal boarding in white, aged wood tables, mod sconces, and neutral upholstery with graphic navy accents.  It got me thinking about summertime and how outdoor pillows can really perk up a cozy seating area or bench. […]

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two great summer colors

Thinking happy thoughts and blue skies since it’s Friday.  Which makes me think of two of my favorite “happy” colors:  blue and mint, which look brilliant together in just about any environment.  Case in point – blooming hydrangeas and a fresh mint door from this amazing beach house. If you’re looking for fun mint paint color, try Mermaid […]

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