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Long before my obsession with English interiors started, it was all about France. French culture and interiors have had such a big influence on my design style and lifestyle in general. It could be a Parisian apartment or a rustic countryside home, I love it all and have so much appreciation for the colors, textures […]

Accent lighting in general, but table lamps in particular are one of my favorite functional home accessories. There is something about a pretty lamp than can almost serve as an art piece in a room. Often many of the rooms I am drawn to, especially English interiors have a plethora of lamps in varying heights […]

This summer (and year) is seemingly flying by! I suppose since last year was an odd mix of every day feeling like a year and then months at a time being gone, I am finally settling in to what a more normal year feels like. Things have been busy around here as of late, but […]

One of the seemingly straightforward, but surprisingly tough design challenges I have come across is what to put under your tv if it is not above a fireplace or in a built – in. It used to be very common to have a lower media stand, but now there are so many beautiful alternatives that […]

I have had this blog post saved as a draft for far too long, so I am very happy I finally got around to hitting publish. I get asked a lot of various interior related questions, but one that tops the list time and time again is how to mix wood tones. I totally understand […]

H&M is having a 20% off sale, plus free shipping on orders over $60 which ends today. I have been a longtime fan of H&M Home and have found many of their pieces are really great quality for the price point. I have had my linen bed skirt (they also carry these) for years and […]

Happy Friday and Happy long holiday weekend! I am so looking forward to spending some time with my family this weekend and relaxing. With a holiday weekend typically comes online sales – One Kings Lane and Shoppe are both doing 20% off site wide, which is wonderful because I have been eyeing pieces at both […]

source I have such a big design crush on South African based designer Gregory Mellor because his use of materiality is unparalleled. The way he combines pattern, texture, wood tones and design styles appears so seamless and in turn creates incredibly layered and thoughtful spaces. I am always so impressed by designers that have the […]

I like just about every dessert with raspberries and pastry cream, so these simple pastry tarts have become one of my go to’s. Working with a rough puff (a la The Great British Baking Show) is so much easier and less time consuming than a classic pastry dough. The best part about this dessert – […]

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