Today, I want to live here: Hilary Duff’s house

Hilary Duff is now a grownup. A single mom. A successful actress on a bingeworthy cable show of her own and, apparently, an eagle eye when it comes to home style.

Duff graces the cover of the February 2018 edition of Better Homes and Gardens, showcasing her blush-colored front door and giant art deco-inspired entry light.

Oh, that door! Let us pause for a moment and bask in the subtly feminine and chic shade. A mature nod to bubblegum, if you will.

The magazine provides a glimpse at the interior decor of Duff’s L.A. residence, which is a little Old World and a little modern glam.

The mix-and-match prints — tile, rugs, art and wallpaper — are bold anchors for the simplistic overall vibe.

It’s what dreams are made of…  Lizzie McGuire’s and mine.

 


 

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Every now and then, I’ll share my favorite room/place of the moment. That’s the great thing about daydreams, you can have them as often as you want. Favorites weren’t meant to have limits.

All people dream, but not equally.
 Those who dream by night in
the dusty recesses of their mind, 
wake in the morning to find that 
it was vanity. But the dreamers of 
the day are dangerous people,
for they dream their dreams with 
open eyes and make them come true.
- T.E. Lawrence 
(aka Lawrence of Arabia)

Today, I want to live here: Granny’s kitchen

Even if you grew up in the city, there’s probably something familiar about a farmhouse kitchen.

I grew up in rural Oklahoma, and still, every time I see a farmhouse-style kitchen, I am reminded of my Granny’s haven. I was only 5 years old when she died, but I still remember her kitchen.

It wasn’t fancy. In fact, it was the opposite of fancy. It had an old ’50s-style table, and in my memory, there is a pie in the center of it, covered with a muslin tea-towel.
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