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03.28.14

9 KITCHENS I’D LIKE TO COOK IN…

the kitchen in my rental house isn’t really my style. but that’s cool, i can still dream about what my future kitchen will look like. i’m not really in a rush to buy a house…but someday! which one is your kitchen style??

a single girl’s kitchen dreams come true. pastels + tile…

i’ve pinned this kitchen on 5 different occasions on accident. i’m obsessed!…

oh i can SERIOUSLY get down with this one…those chairs, that light…

these bar stools sure make a statement…

all white + color. yeah, count me in on this one

on a fancier note…and pretty unique with the bench, right?…

love the garden vibe happening here

this is just pleasing to my eyes…

an all time favorite kitchen shot…

happy friday! -bri

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03.13.14

STUDIO WALLS

my studio is coming together slowly but surely. i wanted to take my time with the decorating process, searching for pieces i really loved and that felt like me. i knew that i would be spending a significant amount of time in the space and wanted it to be inspiring, functional and relaxing at the same time. i am keeping the “sitting area” really simple because we often move around the furniture for shoots, but i did think a piece of art over the couch would be nice.

shop items seen above: pink couch by cb2, polkadot rug from ikea, white pendant lights from barn light electric, wooden side table from lulu and georgia, black and white stool from finn style, fuzzy pillows from west elm, triangle pillow from caroline hurley.

i found a couple of pieces of art from artfully walls to use around the office (especially love the painted pebbles above by garima dhawan).

the one above is by eva magill-oliver. love those natural frames too!

i debated between doing a single piece or a gallery wall above the couch (i really like both!!) but ultimately, i felt like the gallery wall would be harder to remove if we needed that wall for a shoot. sometimes functionality wins, right? i’m really happy with the britt turner piece i chose. her work has been a favorite of mine for a while. artfully walls has a cool feature on their site where you can try the art on your actual wall which helps in making these decisions for your home.

which is your preference over the couch? single piece or gallery wall?

shop this gallery wall: hora, woman, round and round, and navy geo.

(photos by sheila gimpost sponsored by artfully walls, all opinions are my own)

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01.21.14

WIRE ACCENTS ROUNDUP

while working on my bedroom makeover with victoria, i realized i was pretty drawn to wire accents these days. especially powder coated. here’s a roundup of a bunch of ways to incorporate wire into your home decor. side tables, lamps, chairs and more…

blu dot: marble top side table with colored base and those rattan + steel pendant lights.

ferm living: wire baskets + powder coated plant stands

target: iron side table

protoshop: beautiful scalloped tables

anthropologie: wired wall hangings for above the bed

urban outfitters: geo pendant light + desk lamp

designlovefest: remember this wire vase DIY post?

brendan ravenhill: cool cord lamps and chandeliers

modernica: low rod pink chair + yellow fiberglass rocker

ebay: diamond cage light

iacoli & mcallister: gorgeous wire side tables

bend: pendant light + colorful baskets

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01.18.14

A COLORFUL WEEKEND

it had been a while since i had brunch at bottega louie downtown…this is your reminder to head back there. such a special place! (get the bloody mary and potato pancakes) here’s a few of my instagrams.

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01.16.14

EARLY BIRTHDAY PRESENT

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i love terrain’s simple aesthetic. there’s something so relaxing about the items in their shop. they remind me of a backyard dinner party under string lights with friends. here’s a few items i decided to splurge on as an early birthday present to myself. i guess you know you’re getting older when a marble tray is pretty much the best thing ever.

i’ll be turning 28 next week and i decided to keep it very low key this year. i’m going to dinner with a few friends here. i’ve been switching back and forth between fun party & intimate dinner each year and it’s nice. birthday parties can be great and all, but they can also be a lot of work! (here’s mine from last year)

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some of the items i love: marble & wood cheese board, washed linen tablecloth, ceramic pasta bowls, wildflower bubble bath, two-toned tumblers

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