Happy hour at home

06.23.2016

French By Design

We hosted a happy hour party last week at home and had a blast. Why go out for happy hour when you can host like a boss, and celebrate the end of the work week with good friends in the comfort of your home? We set up a bar station on a side of the backyard…

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Escape to Casa Cook

06.21.2016

French By Design

Casa Cook is a 90-room boutique hotel located in Kolymbia, on the Greek island of Rhodes; the hotel brings together a modern take on traditional Greek architecture with a warm, nomadic, and laid-back style. Each room opens out onto a long, turquoise blue swim-up pool [le swoon]. Casa Cook‘s interiors are inspired from travels around the world: vintage pieces,…

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Copy and paste this look

06.16.2016

French By Design

Remember my post a few weeks ago about creating a new series, using a random inspiring picture and showing you how to replicate the look, aka copy and paste? Welcome to a new installment of this fun series! This picture made me stop in my tracks : the walls, the mood, the soft dusty pink hues, and…

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Kate Loudoun Shand’s latest work

06.14.2016

French By Design

I’ve been a long time fan of Kate Loudoun Shand. Way before I started blogging, I scored a few gorgeous pillows at my local Anthropologie store and later realized they were all by the same designer, Kate Loudoun Shand.  I even contacted the designer one day because I was working on an interior designing project…

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