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Monday February 4th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Alison and Jeff Allen

Three years ago, Alison and Jeff Allen moved into this 100-year-old home in the heart of South Minneapolis with their two young boys, Finn (4) and Gus (1). The couple had always wanted to live in one of these old houses but quickly realized that they’d need to do some decorative tweaking if they wanted…

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Monday May 23rd, 2011

Monday December 6th, 2010

Monday May 10th, 2010

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sneak peek: angela hardison

sneak peek: angela hardison

angela hardison is a graphic designer and co-owner of seesaw designs – a design and letterpress studio in sunny scottsdale, arizona. she lives in mesa (a suburb of phoenix) with her husband, clint.  little did i know, but apparently arizona is filled with amazing thrift and antique stores, and some of angela’s finds are sold…

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Monday December 14th, 2009

Monday December 7th, 2009

Thursday November 12th, 2009

Monday October 12th, 2009

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sneak peek: whimsy & spice

sneak peek: whimsy & spice

back in 2004 when jenna of whimsy & spice was apartment shopping with her partner (in life and business), mark, she never dreamed that she would end up in a new construction building, particularly in a neighborhood like park slope which has such beautiful brownstones. they were already living in the neighborhood on the top…

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Monday September 14th, 2009

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sneak peek: jamie gray

sneak peek: jamie gray

the weather has definitely changed here in nyc, there’s a certain crispness in the air that makes you want to sharpen your pencils and get new school clothes! so it’s fitting that this sneak peek is a look into the home of a professor. jamie, a graphic design professor at kansas city art institute, and…

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Monday August 24th, 2009

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sneak peek: caitlin williams & james freeman

sneak peek: caitlin williams & james freeman

moving into a marital abode—in this case, an immaculately preserved 1895 flat in san francisco’s historic alamo square neighborhood—wasn’t without its design-related uncertainties for james and caitlin freeman. “james has such a cool, modern and slightly industrial sensibility, while everything i own is pink, blue, green, scalloped and two-headed,” says caitlin. to illustrate: when james…

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Monday July 13th, 2009

Monday June 29th, 2009

Tuesday May 26th, 2009

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sneak peek: zelen home

sneak peek: zelen home

now that memorial day has come and gone, i think we’re all ready for another vacation, and the home of dan zelen of zelen home seems like the perfect place right about now. dan splits his time between LA (near the shop) and san francisco where he is a senior interior designer at martha angus….

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Monday March 9th, 2009

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sneak peek: tess darrow of egg press

sneak peek: tess darrow of egg press

for today’s sneak peeks we’re venturing to portland, oregon. first up: tess darrow, lead designer and owner of egg press (celebrating 10 years of fine printing this year). her 1950s style ranch home has it’s own built in charm, but tess’s style really brings it to life. and after our mini “heat” wave here on…

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Monday February 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: lisa wong jackson

sneak peek: lisa wong jackson

when we got sight of lisa wong jackson‘s home during her in the kitchen with recipe (individual fig, blackberry and pear crips – yum!), we knew we had to see more! today the designer behind good on paper design, opens up the doors to her berkeley, california home she shares with her husband and boston…

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Tuesday December 16th, 2008

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sneak peek: lynn of satsuma press

sneak peek: lynn of satsuma press

we’ve been loving satsuma press‘s letterpressed calendars and cards this season, so today we’re excited to have a special sneak peek into the home of lynn russell in corvallis, oregon. this 1952 home was perfect for their mid-century style, but also ideal as a one story home for their son liam who has neuromuscular disorder called…

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Thursday November 13th, 2008

Monday July 28th, 2008

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sneak peek: jean of eieio

sneak peek: jean of eieio

first up today we have a sneak peek into the oakland, ca “treehouse” of jean orlebeke, of obek design and the designer behind the fantastic wrapping papers by eiei-o studio (be sure to check out the awesome new digital prints too!). thanks so much to jean for opening up her home and garden for us…

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Monday March 17th, 2008

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sneak peek: studiobon

sneak peek: studiobon

last week i was thrilled to introduce designer bonnee sharp‘s new collection of textiles, studiobon. this week i’m even more thrilled to share a sneak peek into the incredible home she shares with her husband and daughter. based in dallas, bonnee has created a home filled with beautiful textiles, comfortable nooks and plenty of beautiful…

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Monday February 4th, 2008

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sneak peek: oijoy photo

sneak peek: oijoy photo

today i’m thrilled to share a sneak peek into the home of photographer janet moran and her husband john (who is a fantastic furniture maker). based in chicago, janet runs oijoy photo, specializing in children, baby and family photography. janet and john call their style “toddlerism” and elaborated by saying, “we really feel that utility…

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