gingham

Gingham pops up in the shops every year around this time, but this season it seems like the pattern is everywhere, and I like it. I mentioned a while back that J.Crew has an entire section dedicated to all things gingham, and I’ve seen it in quite a few editorials and blogs as well. Gingham can tend to veer super preppy…
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britt bass turner

When I posted this photo of my niece Audrey painting the other day, someone commented that her artwork was reminiscent of artist Britt Bass. I hadn’t hear of Britt before so when I looked her up I saw not only that they were right (Audrey must be some kind of four year old painting master), but that Britt’s work is gorgeous. The…
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weekend links

a rose in our garden the other day after it rained. pretty color, hey? TGIF. Last night my sister and I went to see Marie Kondo speak, and I’m now very inspired to spend the weekend ‘sparking joy’ aka throwing stuff out. It’s perfect timing actually, since we’re moving at the end of the month to that house in Manhattan…
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Nicoise Salad Recipe

Nicoise salads are one of my favorite things to make during the summer (or during a very hot spring like we’re having) when I feel like something light, healthy, and easy for lunch or dinner. I usually make mine with traditional packed tuna (good quality tuna, either Italian or Spanish) but decided to switch things up the other day and…
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peter dunham samarkand

Peter Dunham’s Samarkand is my all time favorite fabric. It’s this gorgeous paisley print that somehow works in just about any style of room, from super traditional and classic to uber bohemian and global. Samarkand comes in quite a few different color ways but the one I love most is blue and green on the white background, as seen in the…
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a few of my favorite things…

Happy Monday, you guys. Did you have a fun weekend? We ended up actually seeing quite a few friends over the last couple of days which was nice, and for those of you that asked, Penny is doing great after her spay on Friday. I think she’s a little confused about wearing the cone (I snapped a few funny pictures,…
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