Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Serenity Now

A tranquil loft space for you today.  Love the soft greys and natural wood together.

(via pinterest)

Bohemian Cool

I've featured the home of Danish fashion and interiors designer Malene Birger before, but seeing more of her beautiful space is always a pleasure. See more photos in my post here, too.

(photography by birgitta wolfgang / sisters agency, stylist pernille vest. via my scandinavian home)

Atelier: Emilie Régnier

Admiring this wonderfully atmospheric photo by Canadian Haitian photographer Émilie Régnier today. Lovely. View more of her stunning work here.

(via irène lichtenstein)

Monday, December 11, 2017


A little bohemian cool to start your week. Have a good one.

(photo via here)

Handmade Holidays

Pretty and easy to make, this handmade gelt is decorated with cacao nibs, orange zest, and candied ginger before being wrapped up in silver or gold candy papers. Find 24 more Hanukkah dessert recipes over at Martha Stewart here.

(photo: aaron dyer for martha stewart)

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Sweetness and Light

A tranquil bedroom for you today.

(photo by sofi sykfont, styling by pella hedeby. via here)


This week's links. Enjoy.

A Stylish Attic Apartment
Take a tour of a modern attic in Copenhagen—one that harmoniously blends the very different tastes of the couple living there. That's the dining room above.

The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2017
The annual list of the year's great reads in fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Something for everyone on your gift list (or you).

The Nineteenth-Century Hipster Beard
From the BBC: "Do you know someone with a beard you would categorise as "impressive"? Get them to take a look at the facial hair of 19th-century 'Whiskerandos'..."

At the Museum
Love this. Open Culture has the entire 8 episodes of At the Museum, the Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) behind the scenes documentary of running a museum.

Mary Cassatt Painted Domestic Life in a Way Male Impressionists Couldn't
Thoughtful essay on Artsy on Mary Cassatt and her sensitive portraits of women, portraying them as complex human beings (radical at the time).

School Lunches Around the World
Fascinating photo essay of how kids eat in their school cafeteria. Definitely would have been glad to go to school in Italy.

Polpette al Sugo con Polenta
Roughly translated as Meatballs in Tomato Sauce With Polenta, this is pure Italian comfort food. Make it for supper on a Sunday evening, when you have a bit of time to relax and cook.

(photo: frederikke heiberg for bolig)

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Moments of Beauty

Shout out to those of you who, like me, have wildly independent curly hair. Vanessa Moody, photographed by Nathaniel Goldberg, 2015.

(photo via okcontemporary)

Monday, December 04, 2017


A beautiful space to start the week. Have a good one.

(photo: sacramento street via sfgirlbybay)

Handmade Holidays

Every Monday this month I'll be sharing something you can make or do for the holidays—things that will hopefully make this time of year a little more personal and special. Today it's a tutorial on how to make these lovely asymmetrical organic wreaths—head over to Local Milk here for details.

(photo: local milk)

Monday, November 27, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Sweetness and Light

A bohemian loft in Madrid, designed by Belén López. See more of it here.

(via pinterest)


This week's links. Enjoy.

Modern Glam in San Francisco
Tour the stylish San Francisco home of Susan and Ben Work, founders of architecture and interiors firm Homework. Modern with lovely glam touches here and there. That's the dining room above.

5 Places to Visit in Central Italy That Aren't Florence
Vogue shares some great alternatives to the usual tourist spots (lovely as they are).

The Best Smelling Body Lotions to Use Obsessively this Winter
Great round up of 10 body lotions that absorb perfectly into your skin, smell amazing and range in price from utterly affordable to utterly indulgent.

Artist Margaret Braun's Magical Sugar Sculptures
Watch a mesmerizing video of artist Margaret Braun creating stunning Renaissance and Rococo-influenced sculptures out of sugar. She's decorated cakes for a royal wedding—and designed 2,000 cups for the Museum of Art and Design, too.

Epicurious Fall 2017 Cookbook Preview
The staff at Epicurious share the 34 best cookbooks to buy this season. Some great gift ideas.

Art News Morning Links
Have a look at what's been happening in the world of art this week with this list of links over at Art News.

The Last da Vinci: The World is Watching
Utterly lovely. A short video of people gazing at the Salvator Mundi, with gorgeous music by Philip Glass.

Herby Lemon and Quinoa Chicken Soup
A comforting variation on the classic chicken noodle, this soup features the addition of fresh herbs and Greek yogurt as well as quinoa.
(photo by nicole franzen for domino)

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Moments of Beauty

“Women are like water”. Photo by Annie Lai for Puss Puss Magazine. Love the fluid lines and transparency in this image—just beautiful.

(via bienenkiste)

Monday, November 20, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Moments of Beauty

Feathery glam. I am fascinated by how this is styled—unusual and interesting. Photographed by David Luraschi for L'Officiel Italia.

(via bienenkiste)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Serenity Now

The perfect place to read, brainstorm, or just pause for a quiet moment.

(photo: herz & blut via my paradissi)

Atelier: Henri Matisse

Love the expressive, economical line of this portrait by Matisse. Perfection. “Tête, Marie José" 1947.

(via pinterest)

Friday, November 10, 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Sweetness and Light

Hope there are some doors opening for you this week.

(photo via here)


This week's links. Enjoy.

A Beautiful Abandoned Château
Stunning photos of an abandoned château in Belgium by Bryan Sansivero, a photographer who has spent his career seeking out abandoned locations to shoot.  

Getting Dance to Look Right Onscreen
Interesting New Yorker piece on how the intricacies of getting a dance performance to look right in movies, from the crash course needed by a non-dancing actor to the complexity of filming bodies in motion.

After a Late Start, An Artist's Big Break: Michelle Obama's Official Portrait
Profile of artist Amy Sherald, commissioned last month by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery to paint the official portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama. Love her work—and, after reading about her life up to now, hugely admire her personally, too.

75 Years Later, Now Voyager Remains a Poignant Depiction of Mental Illness
Lovely essay by Angelica Jade Bastién on how the 1942 film Now Voyager is not only one of star Bette Davis's best performances, but an unexpectedly nuanced and sympathetic depiction of mental illness—and how it helped her cope with her own struggles.

Only Once Away My Son
Gorgeous new collaborative piece by ambient music pioneer Brian Eno and Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine. Hope there's more of this from them in the future...

Ginger Shakin' Beef
Perfect for a weeknight when you're starved and want something substantial, this recipe from Jamie Oliver's new cookbook 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food is just that—quick and easy to do. 

(photo via here)

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Moments of Beauty

The weather finally turned cooler and more seasonal this week—time to break out the layers. A stylish interpretation by Noir Kei Ninomiya, Spring/Summer 2016.

(via bienenkiste)

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