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Monday October 1st, 2012

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sneak peek: lisa neimeth

Originally from New York, ceramicist Lisa Neimeth has called San Francisco home for the past 18 years. She, her husband, Peter, and their kids, Jackson and Tess, have lived in this 1886 Victorian dairy farmhouse since 1999 (the former chicken coop out back serves as Lisa’s studio/office/showroom). Lisa describes their home as an eclectic urban…

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Monday February 6th, 2012

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sneak peek: amanda wright of wit & whistle

Amanda Wright and her husband, Daniel, have lived in this home in Cary, North Carolina, for nearly four years. Though the house is flanked by two cities and several highways, the huge windows in the great room provide panoramic views of the forest behind, giving the home a secluded mountain hideaway feel. In decorating the…

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Monday December 19th, 2011

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sneak peek: steve soria

Steve Soria is a leather craftsman in Santa Barbara, California. He grew up working on DIY projects with his parents in this home. It was a fixer-upper that they purchased from Steve’s grandparents in the early 70s. His parents later bought a ranch house in the nearby Santa Ynez Valley, and Steve inherited this little…

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Monday January 3rd, 2011

Monday December 13th, 2010

Monday December 21st, 2009

Monday November 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: liane tyrrel of enhabiten

sneak peek: liane tyrrel of enhabiten

as soon as we saw liane tyrrel’s beautiful pillows in her etsy shop, enabiten, we knew we had to see inside her home. it’s a three story barn in new hampshire, with the oldest part built in the mid 1800s that liane describes as a humble home architecturally and big and rambling with 13 rooms….

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Monday April 20th, 2009

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sneak peek: rinne allen

sneak peek: rinne allen

to round out our day of southern peeks by the fantastic ladies behind beauty everyday, we have photographer rinne allen. her 100 year old home was refurbished in the ’60s by the previous owner. rinne describes it as it having old bones, but a mid-century feeling due to its linear lines & windows & use…

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sneak peek: rebecca wood of r.wood studio

sneak peek: rebecca wood of r.wood studio

with grace headed down to georgia this week for the big day, we thought we’d start of a fantastic week of sneak peeks by “going south” with the three lovely ladies behind beautyeverday.com – a site that shares their creative experiences, artists, southern food, amazing southern homes, and  love for the southern flora. first off…

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Monday March 23rd, 2009

Friday March 20th, 2009

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sneak peek: toni brogan

sneak peek: toni brogan

today i’m leaving early to go for my first wedding dress fitting (while ac is out of town for his bachelor party) so i wanted to share this beautiful sneak peek from toni brogan of catskill kiwi to make up for the shorter posts (sorry!). yesterday toni shared her beautiful before & after plaid chair…

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Monday January 26th, 2009

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sneak peek: charise harper

sneak peek: charise harper

our final sneak peek of the day comes from children’s book author and illustrator charise harper can’t help but make you smile. it’s a fantastic example of mixing style and fun (check out the ruler stair rail and chalk board art!). she, her husband and their three children moved into their mamaroneck, ny home three…

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Monday October 27th, 2008

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sneak peek: screech owl {brooklyn}

sneak peek: screech owl {brooklyn}

we first got a glimpse into the home life of jacqueline and george schmidt of screech owl design this summer with a charming look into their summer cottage in michigan. it’s great to see the different sytles reflected in each place – summer getaway versus modern, urban living – and it’s no wonder their ideas…

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Monday September 29th, 2008

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sneak peek: addie gartland

sneak peek: addie gartland

addie‘s rock and roll prints were a huge hit during the lena corwin printing by hand contest as the second place winner, so today we’re super pysched to show off the rest of her fab 1950s beach bungalow in jersey that she shares with her soon-to-be husband, sean, and their boston terrier, bonnie. their sheer…

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Thursday September 25th, 2008

Tuesday August 12th, 2008

Monday July 28th, 2008

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sneak peek: rebekah of sigfrids design

sneak peek: rebekah of sigfrids design

our second sneak peek features a 1930’s residence at the historic grasmoor in cincinnati, ohio. the goal of rebekah sigfrids and her design team of aubrie hensler, mike dereix, mom – donna sigfrids (as favorite antiquing partner)  – was “to create an earthy femininity by balancing soft modern furnishings with time worn primitive finds.” you can click here for more…

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Monday March 24th, 2008