My dreams are made of D. Porthault's traditional, feminine linens. Unfortunately, my budget has no room for sheets that cost $1000. I came across the new collection at Zara Home and I fell hard. They look so expensive to me. I ordered a set and will let you know how they feel.
Let's start with the new Domino. First of all, Sally King Benedict is as aesthetically pleasing as her art. I really enjoyed her feature and would really like her hair. Unfortunately, the rest of the issue did not impress me as much as the cover. Listen, I get that not every person in the world loves colorful, chintzy, southern style but I expect just a little diversity from Domino. Every single wall in the entire issue is white. While I am not a white wall girl, I get the appeal. It just seems like everything is starting to blend together. Paint your wall white, slap up a Gray Malin piece and call it a day. I want more.
Speaking of color and style, my favorite blogger Bailey stopped blogging this week. I am not going to lie, I am kind of devastated. She is where I find most of my inspiration. She uses color and patterns in a way that is sophisticated and timeless. She does not take her style seriously, but it feels so refined. In the past year and half blogging has changed so much. Everything became glossy and it feels like there is so much more hate floating around the internet. I cannot say I blame her, but I really hope this is not the last time we will hear from her.
I am addicted to Bravo's new reality TV show, Ladies of London. I cannot decide if I want to be Annabelle or Marissa. The style is amazing.
Interesting article from Design Sponge about asking for what you want.
I am in love with this beveled marble tile for a kitchen backsplash. It is fancy.
I could watch this SYTYCD audition and never get tired of it. Make it full screen!
Over the past couple months some things have transpired and I have been distracted to say the least. Let's start back in February when I found my dream house. The owner had passed and we knew it would go on the market soon. To some people this would be far from a dream house. Maybe 2500 sq. feet, no walk in closets, a itty bitty kitchen with a 60's oven but to me it was the end all be all. What it lacked in size and updated appliances, it made up for in charm.
I had big dreams...
that included wallpapering bedrooms,
and remodeling a forever kitchen.
Needless to say, the dream house fell through within 30 seconds of walking in the door. I was definitely disappointed but I am a true believer that things work out for the best. All of this moving business really got me thinking. What are your non negotiables? With our first house I had very few standards- in our price range, not falling down, had a roof. Looking for something more permanent I feel like Doug and I have a laundry list that seems impossible to find.