5 Design Ideas We’re Totally Stealing from this California Home – – Lifestyle Article

Do you have a list of home projects you’re planning on tackling in 2020? Even if you don’t have a massive renovation on the horizon, there are plenty of small upgrades you can make to your space to make it feel fresh and new. This charming cottage that we spotted on MyDomaine is a great example of how a mostly white canvas can be transformed with the seasons, and how simply swapping out artwork, moving rugs around, and restyling your…

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Have a Wonderful Weekend. | A Cup of Jo – Lifestyle Article

What are you up to this weekend? My twin sister is coming to visit and I can’t wait to squeeze her. We’re planning to take long walks and catch up. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web… Who’s up for chocolate pudding pie? Love all the colors of this sweater. Wise words. Personal news: I love not running marathons! “Next time there’s a race in your city, it’s with a…

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Have a Sweet Weekend. | A Cup of Jo – Lifestyle Article

What are you up to this weekend? We’re going to the MoMA reopening party tonight — I’m excited to see the bigger space, as well as the rise in artists who are non-male, non-white and non-Western. We’ll be sharing photos on Instagram stories, if you’d like to see. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web… Ali Wong’s guide to Asian restaurants. This blog post title made me laugh. Love the brand…

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W&D Podcast: A Conversation on the Aesthetics of Joy with Ingrid Fetell Lee – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

This week on the Wit & Delight Podcast, we are talking with Ingrid Fetell Lee, the author of Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness. I’ve read the book twice, and each time it’s felt like validation around all of the work that I’ve done for the past decade plus. Ingrid’s groundbreaking work reveals the hidden influence of our surroundings on our emotions and our well-being, which is really the crux of many of the ideas…

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John Derian Picture Book Project – Lifestyle Article

Straddling past and present with aesthetic aplomb, John Derian has created a world that is as unique and transportive as it is addictive. His enviable curiosity, fueled by a love of nature, history and craft have set him apart in the world of decorative art and furnishings. And his enchanting decoupage, where it all started, continues to attract legions of fans around the globe. This month marks the 30th anniversary of John Derian (the company) and to help celebrate, I…

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What Dog Voices Do You Use? – Lifestyle Article

The teacher! “first I will steam the carrots and chard like so, then use an immersion blender to puree. Let cool, mix with cottage cheese and raw hamburger…..and voila! (dog) supper!” My dog loves to watch me cook in the kitchen and I explain to him every step of what I am doing. He is rapt student, especially when crinkly bags are involved. Seriously, I think there should be a dog channel involving small furry animals and cooking shows .…

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At Home in San Patrignano – Lifestyle Article

It’s not often that a casual conversation on social media leads to discovering a remarkable community where the art of fine craftsmanship has been saving lives for more than 40 years. But San Patrignano is an exceptional place where addiction recovery meets the best of sustainable luxury. Last year, I received a message on Instagram from @wallpaper_sanpatrignano (one of the accounts for the design lab division of San Patrignano) relaying how they followed my blog and loved Susanna’s and my videos.…

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Have a Great (Long) Weekend! – Lifestyle Article

Happy (almost) Fourth of July! We’re visiting my grandmother, and the Cup of Jo offices are closed for the rest of the week, but we’ll be back on Monday with some fun new posts. Hope you have a good one — take care — and here are a few links from around the web… Love these temporary tattoos. The Tinder bio for every Myers Briggs personality type, haha. A serene 400-square-foot studio apartment. Holy potato salad! Finding humor in family…

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Have a Loving Weekend. | A Cup of Jo – Lifestyle Article

Happy Pride Month! What are you up to this weekend? We’re going on a sail for my friend Gemma‘s birthday, and we’ll also be getting family haircuts on Saturday. The boys are dreading it, but I can’t wait to get a fresh cut. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links… Big Little Lies Season 2 starts this weekend! Cutest sandals. LOVE the straps. Dating goals. Is long Sunday lunch better than Saturday dinner? Seth…

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At Home with John Derian in New York City – Lifestyle Article

Just as John Derian‘s stores represent his endless curiosity and quixotic vision of the intersection of nature and art, so his East Village home is a testament to his love of the past, the handmade and the natural world. Here found objects are imbued with as much visual meaning as his collections of porcelain and ceramics. And the art of craft and the handmade express a distinct human presence with charm, wit and warmth. Please join me and Susanna as…

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An Inside Look at This Photographer’s Impeccably Designed Tiny House – Lifestyle Article

At this point, I’m assuming I don’t need to educate any of you on what a tiny house is. We’ve all seen the TV shows and documentaries, and consequently wondered to ourselves if we could ever live in a tiny home… but if I’m being honest, I’ve never personally known someone who adopted a tiny lifestyle. That is, until our photographer friend Kelly Christine took the plunge. Knowing that she’s the talented shutterbug responsible for so many of our favorite features on the blog,…

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