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September 16, 2019

THE SEPTEMBER EDIT

//fall harvest//

This month we're all about slowing the pace a bit, lighting a candle, curling up with a good book. Although it doesn't feel quite like autumn yet here in Houston, we're craving shorter days and cooler temps, and reaching for moodier hu...

August 12, 2019

AUGUST EDIT

//rumble in the jungle//

The temperatures have been rising and we've got jungle fever! Although animal print has never really been out, lately there's been a resurgence of the classic motif in fresh new ways. In fashion, the trend has been spotted (no pun int...

July 16, 2019

THE JULY EDIT

//refreshing aloe//

What do some of the hottest climates have in common? A penchant for pale green. Taking our cue from the quintessential icon of summer refreshment, the cooling aloe is our muse this month, whether in interiors, fashion, or tablescapes. As...

June 17, 2019

THE JUNE EDIT

//down to earth//

As the temperatures heat up, I find myself drawn to rich chalky pastels in earthy hues. Terra cotta, ochre, sand inform the palette vernacular right now, balanced with jade, olive, and rust hues reminiscent of precious stones crushed to du...

April 15, 2019

THE APRIL EDIT

//seeing stars//

Timelessly classic and simultaneously refreshingly modern, this month's mood board is blue and white, undoubtedly inspired by our upcoming travels to Greece and Israel. Whether in the form of stripes, florals, or stars, the tried and true...

February 20, 2019

THE FEBRUARY EDIT

//sweet dreams//

A month that's dedicated to celebrating love and the fact that spring is just around the corner calls for a sweet confection of lilac and butterscotch.  Cool undertones keep the hues sophisticated and not sugary, and they can almost be...

January 14, 2019

THE JANUARY EDIT

NEUTRAL TERRITORY

The start of a new year always ushers in a period of hope and renewal, where anything seems possible if only we put our minds to it. We have a blank slate, a tabula rasa, before us to fill with new experiences, thoughts, and feelings. W...

April 23, 2018

CREME DE LA CREME

THE COLOR STORY:

This week's palette is inspired by the softer tones of Benjamin Moore's 2018 Color Trends. While red hot Caliente took the spotlight as the color experts' color of the year, the myriad of grays and creams in the lineup are charming on t...

April 9, 2018

CITRUS // TEAL // EGGSHELL

THE COLOR STORY: 

A classic combo, re-imagined. The juicy bite of the saturated orange hue is complemented by the equally strong yet soothing teal. A dose of the matte neutral hue, eggshell keeps things elevated. Taking it's cue from nature, an...

March 19, 2018

BLUE // GREEN

THE COLOR STORY:

Nature's own palette is speaking to me this week. An unlikely pair, deep blues and greens are at once soothing and invigorating, whether set in bright jewel tones, or muted pastel hues. The palette is a refreshing change from a monochromati...

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Welcome! I'm Estie, designer of interiors, and mama of toddlers. This space is created as a lifestyle journal dedicated to interiors, style, and the documenting the construction of our dream home.

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