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...a dress reminiscent of vintage confetti, feathers to keep me warm, and an elaborate floral centerpiece...

{as captured by Lionel Guyou, Lars Botten, and Stephan Abry}

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...a patterned retreat, a colorfully crazy wall, a striped ceiling, and a statement-making kitchen...all designed by the super fun and talented M. Design...

{Images by M. Design. Via Coco & Kelley}

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Janne-peters-photography

...a lakeside retreat, dark and rich dinnerware, plants aplenty, and outdoor pops of pink...

{all photos by Janne Peters}

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Roland-bello-photographer

...I'm totally loving black, wood, and accents of glass and gold as inspiration for my new home in LA...all captured by the amazing Roland Bello...

{all photos by Roland Bello}

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Tom-mannion-photographer

...a table full of clustered florals, a beautiful glowing mobile, a head full of flowers, and a sweet indoor picnic...

{top and bottom images by tom mannion, middle left image by annabel elston, and middle right image by camille vivier.}

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...anything designed by Bestor Architecture where indoors and outdoors flow seamlessly...swoon...

{via Take Sunset. All photos by Bestor.}

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Paul-barbera-photography

...an aftermath of a fun party with friends, a rainbow burst of color on white, tiny cupcakes, and edible flowers captured by paul barbera...

{via bonnie}

{lust list} mix & match seating...

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I was looking back from images I've saved for years...and funny thing is, I find myself drawn to the same images still now...years later. One trend I seem to still love...mix and match chairs or chair cushions...something I fully intend on implementing in my next home.

{left to right, top to bottom: Emily Chalmers' home shot by Debi Treloar in June 07 Elle Decoration (UK), Martin & Bibi Werner's home in the July 07 issue of Elle Decoration UK, plaid chair cushions styled by Kim Ficaro for Domino Magazine, and floral chairs from Living Etc. May 09.}

{lust list} fresher than fresh snow cones...

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I love happy, unique small food businesses. After I posted about grown-up snow cones a couple weeks ago, a friend told me about Fresher Than Fresh Snow Cones in downtown Kansas City. Made of all-natural ingredients and super fun flavors, the snow cones are sold out of a renovated 1957 trailer. With super cute illustrations and characters to describe their saliva-inducing flavors, dreams of icy cold snow cones are truly swirling around my head...

{photos by Fresher Than Fresh. To help support their snow cone cause, check them out at Kickstarter.}

mid-century lust list...

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As we get ready for our move to LA in a couple months, I'm on a red-hot search for a place to live in Los Feliz. I have a serious love of well-kept and remodeled mid-century modern homes, so I had to share these amazing images with you {of homes that are currently on sale}. We're sticking to a rental for right now, but maybe if I save up lots of my pretty pennies, I can dream about a home like one of these some day...

{all photos and listings by Take Sunset}