Palm Springs Thrifting

This past weekend, I was in Palm Springs for a wedding. We stayed at the Ace Hotel, which is a lesson in cool details in and of itself. Feeling inspired, I moseyed around Palm Springs to check out a couple of vintage shops on the day of the wedding.

I checked out Misty’s, which was described to me as, and I quote, “90% trash, 10% gold.” I didn’t come across anything super exceptional there, but I could see how a local may come across a treasure or two every once in a while.

Since I didn’t have much time to shop around, I headed over to Cathedral City, where I was told there was a group of pretty good shops that have a lot of midcentury treasures. The prices weren’t for the faint of heart, but they were a heck of a lot better than what you’d see in Los Angeles!

My favorite store of the bunch was Hedge.

These are my favorite things from this past weekend:
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I love everything about this baby. While the orange really pops, I would love to see it in a creamy color. I saw a pair of these in black at the Helmut Lang outlet on the way home.

I love everything about this baby. While the orange really pops, I would love to see it in a creamy color. I saw a pair of these in black at the Helmut Lang outlet on the way home.


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You can find Hedge at 68929 Perez Rd # F, Cathedral City, CA 92234. Be sure to check out the whole row of shops while you’re there!

Room Inspiration

I’m always saving photos of items and combining them to make imaginary rooms for my future home.

Here’s my latest room, inspired by greens, browns, purples, and lots of texture!

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Birthday Britto

I fell in love with these little fish in a shop in South of France (get ready for the longest post ever on antiquing in France.)

I was super shocked when I opened these this morning! My boyfriend sneakily ordered them from the shop in anticipation of my birthday!

These are replications of huge sculptures by artist Romero Britto. Funny that I went to France to discover a Brazilian artist to love!

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Fun Finds Online

I’m loving these funky online finds from Joss and Main and One Kings Lane.

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This chair is fun and is a steal at $329. I know the print is bold. Once you get tired of it (which would be after about 6 months if you’re anything like me!), it would look great with a different fabric. The shape is great!

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Fun shape, fun fabric.

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This garden stool would make a great side table.

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Love this shape.

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Love this mirror and shelf with added storage.

Feeling Inspired At the PDC

I love going to the Pacific Design Center. It is filled with so many beautiful things and I always leave feeling inspired.
Today I was loving these fabrics! As soon as I was them, my head started spinning with ideas… Pillows, chairs, poufs.

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One Stop Fourth of July Shop!

I love the Fourth of July! (BBQ, beer, beach, parties, and fireworks celebrating independence in the sky… I’m in!!)

I also love Target. You just keep walking through the aisles and racking things up, and before you know it, you just can’t get out without spending at least $100.

I was looking for bright summery dishtowels and had one of those Target trips. Turns out Target is the perfect one stop shop for fourth of July gear.

It all started when I was walking through the dollar deal aisle.

These cute mini-buckets caught my eye.

These cute mini-buckets caught my eye. At only a dollar a pop, I couldn’t resist picking up a couple!

Then I found these around the corner.

Then I found these around the corner.

I ended up getting three of the red star buckets and two of the polka dot buckets. I thought they’d be super cute filled with white hydrangeas and mini flags.

These trays in white and navy could be used even after the fourth. I thought about filling them up with the flowers or with candles that are all different levels. Or maybe even cups for the drink station. The possibilities are endless.

These trays in white and navy could be used even after the fourth. I thought about filling them up with the flowers or with candles that are all different levels. Or maybe even cups for the drink station. The possibilities are endless.

This table cloth is fun and not too on the nose.

This table cloth is fun and not too on the nose. For $20, you’re definitely not breaking the bank. The blue and red table scape would be pretty with natural hemp accents.

These plates with that table cloth gets you the red, white and blue look in a fun and modern way. The plates are a durable plastic.

These plates with that table cloth gets you the red, white and blue look in a fun and modern way. The plates are a durable plastic. 

This fish serving plate is super fun.

This fish serving plate is super fun.

The dishtowels that started it all.

The dishtowels that started it all.

What would a Fourth of July party be without fireworks!?

What would a Fourth of July party be without fireworks!?

As you can see, I found a TON of stuff! It made me want to have a party just to rack up the cute accessories!

Whats your favorite part of the Fourth?

 

Lamp Lovin’

They’re all so different, but I am loving these lights right now…

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Simple and chic from West Elm. And a great price (under 200!)

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Elegant beauty. It just feels grown up!

Love this midcentury find from Etsy.

I looove this midcentury find from Etsy.

Not really lamps, but these sconces are fun!

Not really lamps, but these sconces are fun!