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wednesday white

It’s a chilly 37 degrees at the beach this morning, which automatically makes me think of warm spaces filled with layers of texture and white.  Here are a few of my favorite images from IKEA family live magazine, starting with this cozy living room in France.  Love this massive fireplace nestling a wood stove. I […]

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I was moved by something yesterday.  A thank you.  A courteous, genuine, email expressing thanks for simply being mentioned on this little blog.  Yes, friends, Tom Scheerer is not only one of the most influential designers of our time, but a perfect gentleman.  He didn’t have to send me a note.  He’s probably one of […]

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barnlight style

One of my favorite lighting resources out there is Barnlight Electric.  You may recall me gushing over their seriously stylish and affordable sky porcelain pendant and many others in this post about perfect lighting in the kitchen.  Today I’m thrilled to welcome Barnlight Electric as a new simply seleta sponsor.  Yay!  It’s a perfect time to share a few […]

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wednesday white: work space

A suitable follow up to our study discussion… Love me some white  in a home office.  Surprised? I think I like a white table or desk because it makes a work space feel so clean and crisp.  And I’m certain I’ll never tire of West Elm’s classic parson’s desk.  I’ve strongly considered buying one for […]

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