Week Wrap Up

Hello everyone,

I thought I would share some more personal things on the blog and sharing with you the highlight of my week. I would love for you to share them as well in the comments this way we can all learn from eachother and discover new things all around the world.

As I’m appartment hunting in Paris, I have plenty of time to wander around the city and explore coffeshops, stores, exhibs, among many others.

1) A very exciting discovery was Artazart. If you are not familiar, Artazart is an amazing design bookstore. They have a huge selection of any type of design book you would be looking for, some are more graphic, some more intellectual. Some are amazing coffee table books, others are great tools to start creating (wether it is a company, a interior space, an art collection, a diy, you name it!)

And if these lines weren’t covincing enough I would suggest you to check out the tripadvisor reviews this store has. And trust me, these reviews are well deserved.

Here are some book that I stumbled upon and loved (some are only in French sorry):

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And THIS, how cool is it? First notebook made out of stone. What?!! ❤

2) Exhib : L’Amérique des Kennedy – “Kennedy’s America”

This was a lovely exhib, the gallery is absolutely gorgeous and I got to learn many new things especially about Robert Kennedy and the whole family.

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3) White Nail Polish + White Loafers

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(Shoes Nail PolishRings)

Let me know if this is something you would like to see more often! And please, let me know what are YOUR highlights of the week. 🙂

Cheers,

p&f new

How to finally sleep well during those hot summer nights!

PicMonkey CollagePictures: *planete-deco.fr, *parachute.com (bedding),

*Have fresh crisp sheets
Is it me or do they ACTUALLY feel cooler?

* Spread lavender scents
They will sooth your mind like nothing else.

* Invest in an electric fan
This is key to have some cool air flowing in the bedroom (if you don’t have AC of course) and another tip is to have prepared the room beforehand by shutting the blinds during the day. This way the room will be fresh when it’s time to go to bed. Heard that leaving a wet towel drying throughout the day was very useful. Let me know if you test this!

* Wear some cute PJ’s
When I was younger I used to sleep with a big t-shirt when it was too hot. But you end up having way more fabric on you than you would have with a cute short and top ensemble.
Plus you’ll look amazing while you sleep which is always a plus, right? 😉

* Keep the tech away
It just adds in some heat. Instead of that, opt for a nice book or a magazine, or just note down your thoughts regarding that day and your plans for the day after (that’s what I have been doing – and I have been loving it – see instagram post here)!

* Reduce the lighting
To prepare for the night and start getting relaxed.

* Put on some smooth music
Same spirit – are you relaxed yet?

* Keep your little peaking out your cover sheets!
There you go, feeling the fresh air from the fan…

I think a big part of feeling less hot and overwhelmed during those very warm nights is really to calm down and make your whole system slow down.

So most of all, R-E-L-A-X

Cheers,

p&f new

Objects That Do The Talking

Dear fun readers,

If you enjoyed my previous Funny Socks post but mostly love laughing and joking around. This one’s for you.

I’ve been seeing some light debates on the press about messaged items like t-shirts with cool quotes, or tote bags with fun sayings. YAY or NAY? To me it’s ALL-IN-YAY.

So for today I wanted to share some of my favorite designers for conversational pouches and bags.

I’m all about the “don’t take yourself too seriously” kind of attitude, laughing may be one of my favorite activies. I love making others laugh by telling funny stories or making fun of myself and giggling at what others say as well.

Take a look at these amazing pouches by Pamela Baarsky. Really really cool stuff.

pamela barsky*PamelaBarsky

Sans titre 1*PamelaBarsky

You’ll find more on her instagram account here.

Do you know other brands that do similar things? Don’t hesitate in sharing them!

Cheers,

p&f new

Loving on Instagram #4

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Long time since my last Insta faves post. So here you go! Hope you enjoy 😉

theeverygirl_

* By theeverygirl_

kinfolk

* By kinfolk

sugarandcharm

* By sugarandcharm

_thewhite* By thewhite

shopblackcaviar

* By shopblackcaviar

Wish you an amazing week ahead 🙂

Cheers,

p&f new

Plants, Life and Design

EN

Hello everyone,

For today’s post I wanted to share some pictures that I have been collecting over the last weeks and that all have one thing in common: they evolve leaves (& you might have guessed, I’m quite the fanatic here). Hope you enjoy this little dose of inspiration.

FR

Salut à tous,

Aujourd’hui je voulais partager avec vous quelques photos que j’ai récolté par ci par là ces derniers temps et qui ont toutes une chose en commun: elles contiennent des feuilles (oui mesdames, messieurs, on l’aura compris, une fanatique est en train de naître). J’espère en tout cas, que cette petite dose d’inspiration sera de votre goût et vous donnera des idées.

PT

Olá a todos,

Hoje gostaria de partilhar com vocês algumas fotografias que tenho posto de lado nestes últimos tempos e quem têm todas um tema comum: folhas (pois, vão se apercebendo que estou a tornar-me um grande fã!). Espero que gostem desta pequena dose de inspiração e que vos dê algumas ideias.

sundaysuppers

*By SundaySuppers HIGHLY recommend
Am I the only one who thinks that this wreath is completely appropriate even for non-holidays time?

jukavo tumblr* By Jukavo (tumblr) <– I think this is brilliant, an amazing DIY to customize your notebooks and cards, a super easy way to express that creativity (I think a huge canvas full of these little branches would be pretty cool) & the perfect doodle for when you are bored!

amelabo

*By Amelabo <– Not a huge fan of that big wooden cross as a holder, but I must say, I love the idea of that very plain and minimal calendar with all the energy focused on that green pic.

Cheers!

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Loving on Instagram #2

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A few posts ago, I shared with you some of my favorite instagram accounts, and you seemed to like it very much.
So I decided to share some others pictures that I have been loving while scrolling down on my instagram.
I kept a very natural palette for this selection. Hope you like it 🙂

_caroline_gomez_

*By_caroline_gomez_

20KV*By 20kvadrat

20KVADRAT

*By 20kvadratamerrymishap

*By amerrymishap

COULDIHAVETHAT* By couldihavethat

I highly recommend you check out these artists. Amazing pages.

Have a good one!

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My long lasting flowers

Hi everyone,

As I am sure the most part of you is experiencing right now, weather is getting colder and sunlight is getting shyer. THIS CALLS for happiness, colors and life into our houses ladies and gentlemen.

I have been getting many plants and flowers that I wether buy, that I am given as gifts or even that I pick yp in my own garden.

If some of you are still struggling with poor lasting in flowers, let me give you a quick tip or two.

#1: CHANGE THEM: Change the water of your flowers regularly.

#2: TREAT THEM: Trim the stems of every single flower diagonally

#3: FEED THEM: If you are not against some chemicals here in there, try to get those little bags of “flowers food” – a type of powder that make them last longer. & hair spray the flowers!  If you are against the use of chemicals I am no expert but I know that you can add to your water a little bit of soda, vinegar, vodka, coins, sugar,

Oh those funky babies.

francesafloripa.tumblr*francesafloripa.tumblr.com

planete-deco.fr*planete-deco.fr <<– Highly recommend for the deco lover over there

remodelista*remodelista.com

Hoping you are having a nice week,

Cheers!

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