For me, the Cali home of trend forecaster Anne Ziegler
has just the right balance of white and juicy color
and is a lovely model of a minimal, undecorated, peaceful nest.
Anne simply used pieces she lovingly collected,
intuitively knowing they would work together.
I may have to buy this botanical print which
features such a gorgeous pink:
This is what my place looks like too…stacks everywhere!
How cheerful yet chic is her guest room?
So airy and friendly without extra stuff.
Swedish touches everywhere.
(Aren’t the chair legs reminscent of antlers?)
I still love these lucite peekaboo consoles!
and here’s a peekaboo at anne’s inspiration board
Brings to mind my talented Frenchy friend
Dore and her collections of winter white.
chairs from Ikea
I can’t even…
So many creative examples for creating a
peaceful, beautiful, humble, artful home.
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And here are ideas inspiring me as a writer,
artist, and peacemaking spiritual seeker:
Artist Bo Bartlett’s comments about working within your own temperament.
Developing new habits in 2015 from my friend Leslie’s blog Gwen Moss.
The concept of “hidden wholeness” as imagined and captured by Thomas Merton.
Betsy Eby’s gorgeous book featuring her encaustics.
Inner landscapes of beauty articulated with eloquent grace by the late John O’Donohue.
This blog post by Shauna Niequist.
Peace to you, right where you are.