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  1. BROUGHT TO YOU BY SHERWIN-WILLIAMS®

    IMAGES BY 2nd TRUTH

    Selecting the right paint color can be a daunting process, especially if you’re unsure of what you’re looking for. Before I had any experience working with paint, I would gravitate towards all neutral, unassuming colors in fear of covering my walls with something I would eventually get sick of or would clash with the rest of …

  2. Makeup BY Peter Phung

    PHOTOS BY 2ND TRUTH

    ART DIRECTION BY JUDITH MARILYN

    Spring is almost here! I whisper softly to myself after the third April blizzard in Minneapolis. After all, it even got into the mid-60s this week. I think we are finally in the clear. While eagerly anticipating the “real” arrival of spring, sans snow, we’ve been busy playing with fresh and glossy new beauty products in …

  3. The jig is up.  I’m a (sometimes alarming) lover of all things fashion. During fashion month, many a night are spent on my couch drinking a glass of wine (or two…or three…alright, I can sense you judging) and scrolling through Instagram and my favorite blogs. But, let’s be honest…while runway looks are certainly lust-worthy, most (if …

  4. I have a sneaking suspicion that your creativity is undervalued. Here’s a friendly reminder that the world needs it, desperately. Whether you’re seeking to write the next Mean Girls or cross-stitch an Etsy-optimized Pokemon hankie, your talent can bring happiness, inspiration and maybe even enlightenment to others. So kick this year off by valuing your creativity, …

  5. While I love the look of clean and crisp white interiors, a white wall will always be an opportunity. I’m so excited to see muted colors make a comeback and there are so many ways you can incorporate color into your decor without taking too big a risk. For example, we painted our powder room ceiling …

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  7. I’m excited to share some details about a series of home decor styling workshops I’m hosting! From March 19th-29th, Wing Ta, Martha McQuade, Zoe Francois and myself will be at MOA to bring you home decor workshops inspired by fragrance in the home. My workshops will include how to make a gallery wall (with images above), stage …

  8. In no particular order, a few items that I’ve been oogling. Because leather gym shorts are really practical, too. 1. KELLY BERGIN, Perforated leather shorts, $175 2. TOPMAN, ‘Birdseye’ Pompom Beanie, $24 3. ALEXANDER WANG – Soft leather wallet, $344 4. Oasap, Oversized Lapels Tweed Coat $69 5. Uniform Wares, 250 Series Steel Wristwatch, $630 6. …

  9. Generally, menswear tends to take itself pretty seriously. So it’s always nice to see a little playfulness happening with ties and accessories. These ties are screen printed with viynl in Brooklyn and handmade in New York City. By Vulpin NYC, for $60. Available here.

  10. Today is one of those days that needs a little help from some bright colors and peppy music! Hope your Monday has been a good one. Sources: Art by Brea Souders (via Jen Gotch) | Neon Scarf (via Note to Self) | Jil Sander Cardigan | dullDiamond Bracelet | Dress | Artwork by Castle

  11. Tangerine and coral are everywhere and I’m loving the vibrancy! It adds a little life to neutral basics, don’t you think? Wallpaper | Earrings (via Mary) | Dress | Nail Polish | Bag | Bikini | Studs | Shoes | Facial Toner | Bangle

  12. Tasty hues inspired by a recent afternoon ice cream treat: Bracelets by Natalia Brilla Only Make Print Julie Stegner by David Vasiljeic Anthro Dresser Coin Purse Book Review cover by Chris Silas Neal Necklaces by FORTUNE Gold Cutlery from Canvas Peach Planner by Julia

  13. Two stylish ladies. One enamoured Kate. Layering takes skill and a good eye, but I’m truly in awe of those women who can make the simplest looks effortless and current all at once. photographed by Vanessa Jackman

  14. an ode to my favorite color, the most friendly shade of red, poppy. yolanda sanchez painting / arne tidemand ruud Easy Chair / jcrew trench, via bonnie / zara neckscarf

  15. inspired by earthy rosemary, creamy lattes and weathered brass, adding touch of cool green to a neutral palette adds just the right amount richness. these colors are super hot in nail polish for fall, and you bet i’ll be wearing this palette often! product sources: phillip lim crisscross platform heel, via joslyn taylor, slouchy rothko clutch …

  16. one of my favorite palettes: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 all products discovered via supply*

  17. midnight + mint, on w+d inspiration board (aka my tumblr!)

  18. gold is my favorite way to amp up the glitz factor. i like my gold not too brassy, but not too dingy. a perfectly bright hue adds elegance to white, drama to black, and might be the single best complement to wood. golden bicycle via bonnie by isabelle bertolini nallik necklace, via {tig}, flats by asos, …

  19. crisp white, espresso brown, freshly cut grass. image sources: 1, 2, 3

  20. i just finished up a really fun save the date design for a very fashionable lady planning a very fashionable wedding. we’re going to press this week, but i had to share some of the inspiration behind the design. can’t wait to get started on her invitations! make your own luck bangel from kate spade, skirt …

  21. pretty palettes for cold weather… 1 | 2 | 3 |

  22. black, red, and a little bit of gold. some of my favorite products inspired by the classic palette. masking tape, eames chair, flats, joie de vivre banner, black cards, lovers notebook, celine handbag, polish, blossa glogg saffron flavored mulled wine

  23. a little bit of sunshine for your mid-February blues… dress via seesaw, card, necklace, bra, shoes, body oil, bookcase

  24. shades of coral + fuschia with accents of cobalt blue and black. a gorgeous combo. marni, resort 2011 images via style.com

  25. it has always been a dream of mine to own some original art. the past few months, i’ve been keeping my eye out for up and coming artists who’s work moves me, and the work of artist and filmmaker, kimia kline, most certainly made an impression on me. i came across her work on lanalou style, …

  26. the new offerings at FLOR pack a mighty punch! loving these images from their new line. via design milk

  27. if you are a regular reader of this blog, (or happen to not be color blind), you know that i tend to gravitate/cling to neutrals for dear life. it is a subjective preference, one that i try to shake every now and then. but every so often it comes naturally, and i find myself tagging images …

  28. hi there! how was your weekend? mine was spent celebrating my last days of singledom at my bachelorette party. it was the perfect mixture of glam and glitter, cheap beer and dive bars, best friends and unforgettable good times. my girlfriends surprised me with a photographer, who took candid photos of all the shenanigans the entire …

  29. today we are shooting in a field of lavender deep the valleys of mendocino county, ca. the smell is absolutely intoxicating. i’ve never been a huge fan of the color, but being surround by thousands of these fragrant blossoms inspired me to share a little bit of their beauty with you. images from top: 1 / …

  30. BOOM! a mash up of colorful favorites from around the web. things were looking just a little too gray around here. 1 / 2 / 3 /  4 / 5 / 6

  31. i can’t get enough of these tranquil images. using shades of white and ivory aren’t just a trend for interiors, you can find the soft shades used everywhere from printing techniques, to identity systems, to couture fashion. 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 /

  32. yellow, black and beige is one of my all time favorite color combos. i love the contrast, the cheeriness, the vibrancy, and the way it makes my dark hair pop. i really love that couch, but i think a bright yellow scarf might be a more affordable way to add a yellow into my life, don’t …

  33. in your home / on the road. {image 1: domino may 2007, image 2: via feather and fern, via oh happy day}

  34. i love these two colors together, yet i don’t think i own one thing in either shade. (well, i think i have a bright pink clutch that sat in sticky pools of beer on bar tables in college, so that doesn’t count.) nonetheless- these two colors were made for each other! wouldn’t this be such a …

  35. there’s been a lot of green flying around the blogosphere today. i’ve never been a huge fan of the color, but mix green with a lil bit of blue and you hold the keys to my heart. bar milano identity / vintage typewriter / vintage fan / book via fffound / locket by uo / rather …

  36. i love these geometric tea towels by pata pri…