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Sarah Jane Down the Lane


Lately I’ve been bookmarking Pinterest files in my toolbar. Here are some of the photos from one that I’m obsessed with: Sara Jane’s “Down the Lane.” The file belongs to “stylist, creative consultant, visual storyteller” Sarah Prall. She bookmarks interiors…and the requisite deer photos… Peeling fences and tattered quilts…. Old-fashioned dilapidates… Still Lifes… Colorful knits […]

My Modern Vintage Decor Obsession


If given the chance, I would paint every wall and floor in our house white.  Of course my spouse objects, saying white floors aren’t  practical.  But I disagree. I painted a bathroom floor once with several thick coats of white deck paint and it was easy to clean with bleach.  I found the photos of […]

Sofia Coppola’s NYC Garden Abode


Sofia Coppola and her husband, French rock star Thomas Mars, have found a gorgeous new home with a rare “secret garden” in the middle of Greenwich Village, according to the Wall Street Journal. The couple paid nearly $10 million for the light and bright abode. (Real estate listing photos, above, from I can’t wait […]

Matchbook Magazine: Kate & Jack Spade


I was flipping through previous issues of Matchbook Magazine today and I was reminded of how awesome Katie Armour’s story was on Kate and Jack Spade. (In the November issue.) The story stretched over 18 luscious pages, filled with photos of the couple’s New York apartment. SO GREAT! Take a look at some of the […]

I Capture the Castle


1st Option, the premiere UK property management firm for filming and photography, recently added a Gloucestershire castle to its portfolio of amazing properties. All photos of old castles immediately make me think of the book “I Capture the Castle,” by Dodie Smith. Have a look: I love the white walls and the stained-glass windowpanes! MORE […]

A Charming Gothenburg Flat


I love this lovely, bright loft in Gothenburg, Sweden. It’s so cheerful and charming. My favorite detail: the ladder in use as a bookshelf! Via Alvhem Makleri.

A Bohemian Mod Abode


The Cincinnati apartment of graphic designer Drew Steinbrecher is beyond wonderful. I love the white walls and the colorful flea market art: He’s also a She & Him fan, video via his blog Kitsch Cafe: PS: check out Drew’s vintage store {HERE!}

Dream Staircase (with Books)

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Over the past few years, I’d see this photo every so often on various Internet locales. Every time I saw it, I would file it away with a note: Someday I want a staircase just like that. This weekend I finally found the source: The photo was taken by David Serra, a Zurich-based photographer. It’s […]

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