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Posts Tagged ‘inspiration’

Black Sheep's "Number 8" recreated at home

Pizzas I have stolen

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and it’s true. After all, why bother copying something you don’t like? Take pizza. There are the classics: margherita, marinara, pepperoni — everyone can make these. But when a pizzeria comes up with a truly novel and interesting combination of toppings, what can one do but […]

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Birch, Almost-Black, and White

Happy Weekend! I had originally planned to share these photos, the inspiration behind some new ideas for the bedroom, in yesterday’s post—and then it got way too long. Here are a few people who probably got out on the right side of the bed this morning: Photo Credits: Left—Photography by David Land, styling by PJ Mehaffey, home […]

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Birch in the Bedroom

(see below for image, product sourcing) After a long hiatus from working on projects around the apartment, I’m ready to shop get back to work. Fortunately, items 4, 6, 8, and 9 are already taken care of. Inspired by almost-black walls spotted on Apartment Therapy and Design*Sponge at the time, I painted the bedroom in June […]

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Sometimes you’ve got it

And sometimes you don’t. An idea for dinner, that is. It sounds odd, coming when the fields of the midwest are at their most bountiful, producing innumerable varieties of colorful, ripe produce. Mother Nature is providing to her fullest. But Mother Nature threw us a curveball this week, in the form of 90ºF+ day after […]

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Sources of Inspiration

Perhaps you hadn’t noticed, but I haven’t been posting much lately. This is mostly for positive reasons: fun and interesting social engagements, steadily progressing training runs in anticipation of a marathon in October, excellent meals eaten outside the home, all working together to spare you of my culinary musings. Related to the aforementioned activities or […]

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