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Rue's Anniversary Issue

In case you haven't checked it out yet, I wanted to share with you a few favored highlights from Rue's anniversary issue...

Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge was featured in this issue's Blogger Side-by-Side. Love! This is my favorite feature in Rue.  I love reading the interviews with featured bloggers and seeing their darling illustrated selves!

I'm smitten with this room.  The mix of patterns!  The bright colors!  The furniture arrangement!

This spread is amazing.  So glittery.  So romantic.  I'm swooning.

This caught my eye because I'm absolutely obsessed with the Venus de Milo.  How gorgeous?!

Read Rue here.



Hannah said…
I love that room!! I have so much respect for rooms that are catered to the designer and NOT the cookie-cutter trendy designs that are out currently. Great post! xoxo

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