Light and Bright Brooklyn Home

15th September 2015

jessie-randall-loeffler-randall-kitchen-light bright houseThis beautiful light and bright brooklyn home, by the founder of Loeffler Randall, Jessie Randall, is simply stunning. It has such a restrained palette and use of furniture yet feels so inviting and cozy. I love how there is space for kids to run around and play, nothing seems untouchable, and yet its impossibly chic at the same time. Its giving off a kind of scandanavian meets brooklyn vibe which I love. And now I’m torn between this hotel and this minimal house being my favorite ever. What do you say, are you more of a minimalist or maximalist when it comes to decorating?

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light and bright family home


wire based coffee table
set of colorful books
eames style chairs
blu dot dining table
grasshopper floor lamp
colette bed
sheepskin rug

(All photos sourced from A Cup of Jo

Halcyon House by Anna Spiro

27th August 2015


Have you seen this beautiful Australian hotel recently all over the inter-webs and pinterest? It is SUCH a dreamy, perfectly designed space, I had to share it with you all here as well. Halcyon House and it’s restaurant, Paper Daisy, were designed by famed Australian Designer, Anna Spiro and are the perfect mix of old and new, beachy and comfortable, relaxed and formal. And of course it doesn’t hurt that the main color palette used throughout is INDIGO BLUE!

Each Room is decorated in a slightly different unique way. Spiro mixes patterns and textiles effortlessly to create a cozy environment for each room. Brass hardware and vintage furniture are used to add warmth to the space. The Paper Daisy restaurant is layered with vintage artwork, indigo vintage textiles, and Serena and Lily chairs. The result is casual chic – the perfect place to dine and relax.

Visiting this hotel is on my bucket list – next time you are near Byron Bay – it is a must see for sure!








(All Photos sourced from Halcyon House)

Open Shelving in the Kitchen

17th August 2015

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Open shelving in the kitchen is so beautiful. It is such a lovely way to break up walls of upper and lower cabinetry to create a styling moment and add texture. I love the look, particularly wood or metal shelves on white walls. When they are perfectly styled with uniform plates, bowls, glasses, and jugs they look fabulous! I particularly love this look in large kitchens when space is not an issue.

But I don’t think open shelving is always right. They have to be styled to perfection, otherwise they look like a catch all of mismatched dishes, sippy cups, and appliances. And they tend to collect dust as well. So while this trend is gorgeous for some people, and some kitchens, its not for everyone! What do you think, are open kitchen shelves something you would consider in your home?

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – Home

21st July 2015

Unless you live under a rock you know that the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is going on right now. They have some amazing home products on sale until August 3rd including this Barefoot Dreams super soft stripe blanket and waterworks marble tray! My favorites, of course, include everything blue and white and natural (I’m pretty predictable, I know!)

Have you found anything good at this year’s anniversary sale this year?

nordstrom anniversary sale homeBeach Art
Stripe Blanket
Velvet Pillow
Waterworks Marble Tray
Ikat Towels
Perfect Little Appetizer Plates
Tassel Pillow
Turkish Hand Towel
Blue and Natural Basket


The Best List: Basket Light Fixtures

17th July 2015

basket light fixture kitchen island(source)

Basket light fixtures have totally captured my heart. They add just the right touch of ease and texture into a kitchen or dining room. They make a big statement but there are lots of great options which are easy on the wallet too! I really love them paired with a modern kitchen with plank doors. This kitchen below is pretty fab, don’t you think?!

If DIYs are your thing, here is great tutorial by Emily Henderson and another one by Young House Love.

Check out my top picks below of hanging woven pendant lights!

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basket light fixture over dining table

basket light fixture round up1. Crate and Barrel Pacifica Pendant
2. Selemat Designs Large Calabash Pendant
3. Bobo Intriguing Objects Basket Pendant
4. Selemat Designs Behive Chandelier
5. Palecek Green Oaks Pendant