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Monday June 30th, 2014

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Bright and Airy in Madrid

Four years ago, when Margarita and Antonio found this apartment in Madrid, Spain, they knew it would be perfect for their growing family – after a few renovations, that is. But because the apartment had been built in 1932 and designed by renowned Spanish architect, Antonio Palacios, it was an historically protected building, and so…

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Monday May 20th, 2013

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A Mid-century Modern Eichler Original

This home, in the San Francisco Bay area, is a mid-century modern aficionado’s dream. When Carolyn Piotroski and her husband Joseph found this 1964 custom Eichler, it was so neglected that Carolyn didn’t even want to get out of the car. But when Joseph persuaded her, and she found herself entering the home through a…

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Monday December 17th, 2012

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Sneak Peek: Melanie, Ryan & Beck Blodgett

Melanie Blodgett, her husband, Ryan, and son, Beck, purchased their first home in Denver, Colorado, 11 months ago (a big step up from their old, dark and cramped apartment with popcorn ceiling). Melanie has about five different jobs related to blogging and social media but can frequently be found at You Are My Fave. She’s…

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Monday August 13th, 2012

Monday March 7th, 2011

Monday January 10th, 2011

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sneak peek: olimpia zagnoli

sneak peek: olimpia zagnoli

Olimpia Zagnoli is an illustrator based in Milan and New York. Her work has been published in numerous publications, including the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, GOOD, the Boston Globe and more. She works mainly in the editorial field but sometimes enjoys drawing on shop windows, t-shirts or sidewalks….

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Monday November 8th, 2010

Monday June 14th, 2010

Friday August 7th, 2009

Wednesday July 29th, 2009

interior design, sneak peeks by 42

sneak peek: jill elliott sones of fossil

sneak peek: jill elliott sones of fossil

lately we’ve been lucky enough to have a handful sneak peeks into the beautiful homes of the team at fossil (don’t miss shay’s incredible place here!). today we’re looking into the dallas of creative director, jill elliott sones who works with the collaborative team that works on the brand direction. jill recently got married and…

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Monday July 13th, 2009

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sneak peek: tanya aguiniga

sneak peek: tanya aguiniga

in 2006 furniture and textile designer tanya aguiniga moved to this charming little LA bungalow with her husband and sister in search of off-street parking and a studio space. the location is great in a quiet, tree-lined section of LA, nestled between silverlake and glendale, where they have views of endless mountains and wonderful galleries,…

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Tuesday June 23rd, 2009

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sneak peek: dave and surya

sneak peek: dave and surya

today’s special tuesday sneak peek belongs to dave and surya of wee gallery and shop worthy. this designing duo creates art card and wall graphics for little ones, in addition to completing some lovely before & after projects in their spare time. today they’re sharing they’re beautiful 1920s st. petersburg, florida bungalow with us so…

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Tuesday June 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: molly of proud mary

sneak peek: molly of proud mary

proud mary is a wonderful textile company run by molly and harper (you may remember this post from their debut line). their line of home and personal accesories is designed by these talented ladies stateside, and then are each hand-sewn by artisans in guatamala (with the help of nest that helps connect designers to developing…

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Monday June 1st, 2009

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sneak peek: birds of ohio

sneak peek: birds of ohio

missi pawlecki and brian caviness met in ohio and migrated to california to start birds of ohio. their collection of vintage print and pattern swatches was created help provide inspiration for designers. and beyond being big fans of their work, we’re also huge fans of their home! the house was built in 1962 by joseph…

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Friday May 29th, 2009

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sneak peek: olive route

sneak peek: olive route

in keeping with last week’s national stationery show coverage, our latest sneak peek comes to us from letter press designer olivia san mateo of olive-route. her 1950s bungalow is located in walnut creek, about 20 minutes east of berkeley, ca. besides being a charming place they love that the house is surrounded by lots of…

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Tuesday April 21st, 2009

Tuesday April 7th, 2009

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sneak peek: dutch door press {mara}

sneak peek: dutch door press {mara}

not only is mara murphy of dutch door press a talented letterpress printer, stationery connoisseur and business woman, but she also has an awesome home. her use of color is so warm and inviting, it must be wonderful to come home to from the chill of the san francisco air. i’m definitely feeling ready to…

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Thursday March 26th, 2009

Friday March 6th, 2009

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sneak peek: tina barseghian

sneak peek: tina barseghian

we’re rounding out our week of sneak peeks with writer and former editor-in-chief of craft magazine, tina barseghian. after ten years of san francisco living, she and her husband lloyd decided it was time to move their family to the sunny foothills of oakland where the crafts-style architecture better fit their personalities (the great sunlight…

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Monday December 22nd, 2008

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sneak peek: leah hennen

sneak peek: leah hennen

our first fabulous sneak peek comes from d*s reader and freelance writer leah hennen, of the blog more ways to waste time. she, her husband nick, and their two children have been in their circa-1939 oakland, ca home for nearly three years. she cracked me up with her comment that they worked on it from…

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