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Creating the Perfect Neutral Interior

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Our homes in the past have always been infused with color, bold print and patterns, and lots of artwork (you can see our previous home tours here, here, and here), but this time around I’m finding myself wanting to create a completely different type of space. Maybe it’s being right on the ocean or how this house of ours is conducive to indoor-outdoor living, but I’m currently drawn to rooms that have bright white walls, warm and neutral materials, and a mixture of wood and woven textures.

Picking neutral pieces means I won’t tire of them quickly, allowing me to invest more in staple pieces and easily change up the look by switching out simple accents such as throw pillows and blankets, art, and decor pieces. We have a large open floor plan where our kitchen, dining, and living room are all combined into one great room and I am currently working to pull this space together, starting with the dining area. I’ve included my inspiration for the space below (I’m going with a neutral bohemian dining room) and how you can recreate the look yourself!

What do you think of the space?? 

GET THE LOOK

Image Source: The Grove Byron Bay

1. Dulux Paint in St. Clair Quarter // 2. Pop and Scott Plant Pot ; Fiddle Leaf Fig //3. Citta Design Ambient Pendant Light //4. Early Settler Elena Dining Table // 5. Indie Home Collective Leather & White Dining Chair // 6. Citta Design Gava Round Tray // 7. IndieHomeDesigns Mud Cloth Pillow // 8. MINImalist2015 African Mud Cloth Throw // 9. Freedom Furniture Madeleine Floor Rug 


Free People Shoot

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 I am lucky to have found an amazing group of women and mothers here in Southern California that I consider not only friends, but a collective team of creativeness that can make magic happen when we all put our heads together.  The above shoot was one such experience.  We teamed up with Free People to create a Mother’s Day Inspiration shoot for the Free People blog.  We got to work with camels and wild zebras and it is an experience that I will truly never forget.

MOTHERS ARE WEARING CLOTHING FROM Free People & JEWELRY FROM 31bits
CHILDREN ARE WEARNG Rock Your Baby, Tutu du Monde, Aristocrat Kids, Shan and Toad, Bobo Choses, Little Miss Galia 
 
MODELS ::
 
Isobel Benesch from Bel & Beau (@belandbeau)
Kelli Murray from Kelli Murray (@kelli_murray
Cassidy June from O My Darlings Blog (@omydarlingsblog) 
Nikki from Jeadore Blogger (@jeadoreblogger
 
CREATIVE DIRECTION ::  Isobel Benesch  (@belandbeau)
 
 
SET DESIGN :: Amber Thrane (@amberthrane)
 
 
HAIR & MAKEUP :: 1011makeup (@1011makeup)
 
LOCATION :: Zebrasrus

 


What Summer Looks Like

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Warm nights, starry skies, sand, and sun, and surf….it’s starting to feel like summer already here in Southern California.


Home Inspiration :: Amanda Brooks’ English Home

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I stumbled across this glamorous country home over the weekend and couldn’t help but share for a little Monday inspiration.  Living in the country on a large plot of land with animals is something that is constantly tugging at my heart, this gorgeous family and their country-chic home and lifestyle has me packing my bags and heading to the English countryside for good.

Images via The Selby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


THANKSGIVING TABLE SETTING INSPIRATION

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Get the Look :: 

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Pheasant Wing Feathers // Guinea Fowl Feathers // mismatched candelabras // Chocolate Cosmos Plant // Purple Viola Flowers // Fern Leaves // White Vase // Gold Wishbone // Reindeer Moss // White and Gold China // Gold Flatware // Gold Hurricane Candle Holder // Lace Table Runner //Gold Table Runner

I fell in love with this Jose Villa rustic glam wedding and felt like it would make a stunning and chic Thanksgiving tablescape.  We spend Thanksgiving with our large extended families so I won’t have the opportunity to create a Thanksgiving table setting, but if I did, this is exactly what it would look like.