I’ve been kind of obsessed lately with the old, roughed up, weathered wood look. When we redid our living room in 2014 we opted for the vintage look and distressed all the furniture we repainted, which was kind of awesome because:
The name derives from the celtic tribal people the Dumnonii who inhabited the area which is now known as Cornwall (Kernow), Devon (Dyfneint- meaning ‘deep valley dwellers’) and Somerset (the ‘Summer Land’ of the Mabinogion). [source]
August in SoCal is no joke – especially in the valley. I know we’re quite lucky in that it’s usually a dry heat, although it’s been a bit monsoonal this Sunday. You know if there’s any sort of humidity by the absolute avalanche of “OMG, my hair!!” and “ugh, so gross!” comments – and yes, we know it’s laughable. We’re the same with wind, and rain, and I’m pretty sure LA would implode if it ever properly snowed. But geez, tangent.