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    the dumpster project.

    this fantastic project caught my eye on a sunday stroll. the dumpster project: an archive of objects from one man’s life, each catalogued with a story. couldn’t be more up my alley. read more…

    February 27, 2012
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    my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. this cup of tea.{because ’tis finally the season.} 2. this fort. {because nothing beats a proper fort on a rainy fall day.} 3. this pumpkin.{because it’s…

    October 2, 2015
  • flowers

    the more they stay the same.

    I’m in the final stages of working with a designer to move my blog to a brighter, shinier, all-around-easier-to-use space next week. The changes won’t be anything too drastic. But I’m looking forward to…

    September 28, 2015
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    benjamin moore natura: a giveaway

    You didn’t think I’d forgotten about you, did you? That in the midst of me reveling in the bright warm white of our freshly gussied up closet, that I’d neglected to spread the love?…

    September 17, 2015
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    a finished closet with benjamin moore natura.

    Here’s a closet, reimagined. Or, put plainly: repainted. Mostly, here’s proof that the smallest fixes are often the best ones. The finished project (sponsored by Benjamin Moore’s Natura paint—more on that, here) is a…

    September 16, 2015
  • simple matters.

    For anyone looking to declutter, organize, and simplify, author Erin Boyle shares practical guidance and personal insights on small-space living and conscious consumption. At once pragmatic and philosophical, Simple Matters is nod to the growing consensus…

    September 9, 2015
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    make-believe: saturday morning lounge.

    Everything rachets up a bit in the fall, doesn’t it? Mostly I find the renewed energy to be inspiring. There are new projects to start, new deadlines to keep, new connections to make, and…

    September 9, 2015
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    a closet reimagined with benjamin moore natura.

    Making good use of closet space in a tiny apartment comes with the territory. And transforming a closet into something that more closely resembles living space than storage space is one of the oldest…

    September 8, 2015
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    life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #128: Reality bites. Bite back. Last week I hunted a cockroach. I spotted it skittering across the living room floor at 2:00 am on one of our first nights home from vacation. In…

    August 26, 2015
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    my week in places, mostly.

    It’s been an incredibly refreshing two weeks away and today, instead of objects, it’s places, mostly, that made my week. There were objects too, to be sure. Boats and vases of wildflowers and duffel…

    August 14, 2015