In The Mood: January 2016

clean slate sawyer berson

 {A Stunning White Home with Black Shutters by Sawyer Berson Architects}

Happy New Year! With a new year, comes opportunity– a clean slate, if you will. A new year is filled with promise, possibility, and the chance to make of it what we choose. For me, there is no better color to represent the dawn of a new year– a blank canvas, than crisp, pure white. Few things are as chic as a neutral palette in a home and you can seldom go wrong with classic white in your wardrobe. I’ve pulled together some of my favorite images of white architectural details, interiors, and fashion, along with some of my favorite quotes to get us thinking about the opportunity that comes with having a clean slate as we welcome 2016.

I always find the beginning of the year to be incredibly energizing and motivating. While we will be flying back home from Napa today, I have spent the past few days focusing on my personal and professional goals for 2016 and getting into a positive frame of mind.  What will you do with your clean slate this year? Whatever your goals, I wish you each good health, happiness, and success in 2016!

clean slate balenciaga

{Chloé via}

 Buddha Quote

clean slate agnes martin

{Agnes Martin}

clean slate paloma contreras design

{Paloma Contreras Design}

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{A Chic Ensemble via Pinterest | Original Source Unknown}


clean slate catherine b jones

{Catherine B. Jones}

clean slate architectural digest bathroom

{Natalie Massenet’s London Bathroom Designed by Michael S Smith | Photography by Oberto Gilli for Architectural Digest}

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{Lauren Santo Domingo}


clean slate hernan paganini

{Hernan Paganini}

clean slate white window

{Image via Pinterest | Original Source Unknown}

clean slate olivia palermo

{Olivia Palermo}

clean slate rumi

clean slate richard serra

{Richard Serra}

clean slate melody king komisar h and g

{Melody King Komisar via House & Garden UK}

clean slate chanel vanessa paradis


clean slate quote universe danielle laporte

{Danielle Laporte}

clean slate picasso

{Pablo Picasso}

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{Sawyer Berson}

clean slate valentino couture2

{Valentino Couture}

clean slate quote inhale the future

clean slate jan yoors

{Jan Yoors}

{Robert Brown}

clean slate olivia palermo2

{Olivia Palermo}

Amy Poehler Quote

clean slate white on white lindsay cowles

{White on White by Lindsay Cowles}

Happy New Year!


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  1. Love your blog entry for the first day of 2016! While the photos are gorgeous & pleasing to the eye, your message and selection of quotes have started me thinking….REALLY thinking….about my intentions for this new year. The words will be referenced anytime I need that reminder of what I want to be /do or go. Thank you & much happiness to you & yours in the new year!

  2. Dear Paloma
    I just wanted to visit to say Happy New Year, and thank you for all your posts in 2015 that I have so much enjoyed.
    Wishing you and your husband a wonderful and very happy year to come, I hope that I can also make the best of the clean slate that we have before us.. as always, I will be inspired by your quotes
    Very Best Wishes, from England

  3. The highlight of my day is reading your beautiful posts. I’m so grateful that through the Theta Charity Antiques Show, I have been introduced to you and your extraordinary talent at finding the extraordinary. Thank you.