Brittany Jepsen

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Brittany Watson Jepsen is an American designer and crafter who just returned to America after 2 1/2 years in wonderful Copenhagen, Denmark. Her motto is "a creative mess is better than tidy idleness" and she lives each day accordingly. During graduate school for interior design she spent one summer working for designers Jonathan Adler and Celerie Kemble and another summer studying textile design at the Danish Design School. She created her blog, The House That Lars Built, as a way to keep her designing and crafting. She currently runs her blog and her etsy shop, where she sells her home accessories and paper flowers.

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13 Beautiful Screens for Your Home

13 Beautiful Screens for Your Home

Screens can be a beautiful addition to a room. They provide both a practical and aesthetic function. Practically speaking, they can function as a divider to a space, thus separating rooms with a moveable wall. They can hide messes or act as an impromptu changing area. Aesthetically, they can add visual interest with how they are designed and decorated. Here are some clever ways to divide and decorate a space with screens.

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8 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Watermelon Print

8 Ways to Refresh Your Home with Watermelon Print

Have you noticed how everything right now is either watermelon or pineapples? I’m digging it! I think there’s nothing more refreshing than a cute fruit pattern in an unexpected place. It adds a dose of whimsy to an ordinary object, while bringing in fun colors. Here’s a collection of some of my favorite ways to incorporate watermelon patterns into your home.

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8 Lace Projects to Add Flourish to Your Home

8 Lace Projects to Add Flourish to Your Home

I remember seeing my great grandmother’s lace stacked in the linen cupboard. It sat there for ages without being used. Had I seen all the cool lace projects out right now, I might have considered putting them to use! There are so many beautiful ways to adorn your house with lace in a modern and refreshing way. Here are some of my favorite uses.

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5 Ways to Pair Caesarstone with Marble

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5 Ways to Pair Caesarstone with Marble

One of the loveliest ways to use Caesarstone countertops is with marble. It feels clean, calm, and luxurious all at the same time. This brilliant combination can be used in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, or even the studio. Here are some real-life examples of Caesarstone applications paired with marble to create one of my favorite looks right now, and how to achieve the look in the space you are designing.

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Dwell on Design: An Inside Look at the Met Lofts Project

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Dwell on Design featuring Caesarstone

Three interior designers have been invited to design and stage three lofts in a partnership with Dwell Media. These ASID designers—Frank Slesinski, Rachel Winokur, and Laurea Schwartz-Muller—have reimagined loft spaces in Downtown LA in Met Lofts (1050 S. Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90015). The spaces will be on display to the public until July 19. Caesarstone is pleased to announce their participation in the partnership.

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7 Inspiring Vanities

7 Inspiring Vanities

Sometimes I dream about how it would be to apply my makeup sitting down. Wouldn’t it be lovely?! Instead, I crouch over my sink in poor yellow lighting, hoping that I’m not missing the mark. A makeup vanity is something that lives only inside my dreams. Ideally, it’s a place to sit down and enjoy the process of getting ready. As I consider applying makeup an artistic endeavor, I will call the vanity an easel of sorts. Here are some vanities to inspire some daydreaming, and how to get the look for yourself.

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7 Beautiful Ways to Use Pegboard

7 Beautiful Ways to Use Pegboard

The practical pegboard has become quite popular recently and is being used in ways that I couldn’t have foreseen. Some of it is simply beautiful! Though I always considered this material to be a bit boring and too practical for my taste, I’m now reconsidering after seeing some clever ideas spring out. I’m thinking it would be perfect placed in an office or kitchen. Here are some beautiful ways to use pegboard in different environments.

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7 Minimal Rustic Interiors

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Though I live in the mountains, my style doesn’t necessarily reflect my environment. That said, I love a touch of rustic décor in a more minimal interior, which means loads of white with a touch of natural wood. That touch of rustic adds a sense of coziness and warmth to what could be a cold space. Here are some of my favorite minimal rustic interiors and how to achieve the look.

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7 Inspirational Reading Nooks

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Image: Remodelista Is there anything cozier than a reading nook? It screams, “Grab a blanket and snuggle up with a good book.” It’s a dream of mine to someday have enough space and light where that is an option. Sadly, that time is not now, but reading nooks do not have to be a luxury  Continue Reading »

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Outside the Vase: 9 Ways to Decorate with Flowers

Outside the Vase: 9 Ways to Decorate with Flowers

I’m loving this moment in design when flowers are taking center stage. It’s been going on for a while, and I anticipate it will continue to stay for however long floral innovation remains. There are some seriously clever people out there doing amazing things with flowers! No longer are flowers contained to vases, but they are becoming art installations, arrangements for the pool, and part of everyday living décor. Here are some of my favorite ways I’ve seen flowers used.

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