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Restoration Project!

When I began renting my new home, it was completely unfurnished… a little daunting to some, but exciting to me! I started tracing the depths of Facebook Marketplace, Gumtree and Shpock to find any hidden gems I could find, and I was actually able to put together a pretty good foundation of pieces for my home. 304 more words

Farrow & Ball

Curated Craigslist: Vintage Florals

I may want to scrap my old flower sheets, but I will always have a thing for granny florals. Crewel floral still life textile art is hanging all over our studio and a Mid-Century sunflower oil painting Max’s mom gave us is currently gathering dust in my mom’s storage. 60 more words



These are the after pics of some projects that I rescued from the curb. Pre-blog. The stool had torn , ugly fabric on it and it was 90’s looking cherry wood.

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Sunnylands: A Mid-Century Modern Classic In The California Desert

“No one seems to be able to estimate it’s value,” wrote Scarlet Cheng of the L.A. Times. The renovation alone cost over $61 million. Eight U.S. 854 more words

Day Trip

Tibor Reich and Designs from Nature

I thought I’d begin by writing a little bit about an exhibition I visited last year that uplifted me and filled me with inspiration.

It was an exhibition held at the rather wonderful art gallery in Manchester, that is, The Whitworth. 345 more words

The Yard Sale Chair Redo

**This post took me SIX MONTHS to write. Be forewarned. The tone takes on a nasty turn by the end because this is a project I will never, ever, ever do again.** 1,771 more words

Living Room

un peu de français

Csodás lakás kis részleteit mutatom nektek, egy divattervezőnő párizsi otthonából. Figyeljétek milyen gyönyörű színeket használtak a szobákban. Jól esik a szemnek a rendezettség és a felújított régi tárgyak fel-felbukkanása. 24 more words