My Fave Workout Clothes to Keep Your Summer Fitness Routine Fresh!

Whenever Ivan and I are faced with a healthy vs. indulgent choice, we ask each other: “What would Hot Vegas Couple do?” It’s our running inside joke that began years ago, on our first ever trip to Vegas together, when we were sitting poolside and couldn’t help but notice a husband and wife making a […]

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Snag My Workspace Tips at Wit & Delight!

PHEW. What a week it’s been! On Tuesday we shot the living and dining room makeover that I did for Kim of Eat, Sleep, Wear, and on Thursday I drove out to Palm Springs with my work wife Caroline to kick off a new design project at the A-frame cabin she recently purchased. Wrap one […]

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My Top Summer Reading Picks This Year

I’m proud to say that in spite of how busy as I’ve been this summer, the morning reading habit I implemented at the beginning of the year is still going strong! More often than not, I spend the first twenty or thirty minutes after waking immersed in a book, and it’s become a valuable part […]

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New Project: Design-Forward Neutral Nursery Inspiration!

Remember when I told you I’ve got a zillion interior design projects on my plate? I wasn’t kidding! Here’s another one in the works, also for Kim of Eat, Sleep, Wear. Kim is due with her first child (a boy!) on August 29, and we’re slipping in just under the wire with a sophisticated nursery that reflects […]

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Project Eat, Sleep, Wear: Mix and Match Accent Tables for the Living Room

Remember when I introduced you to the living and dining room makeover I’m doing for Kim from Eat, Sleep, Wear? Well, we’re shooting it next week and I can barely contain my excitement! With each interiors project I complete, I find myself being ever more intentional about every decision; whereas I used to spend a […]

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My Top Spots for a Mother-Daughter Date in Los Angeles

The older I get, the more I miss my mom when we’re apart. The time we spend in each other’s company is so precious to me. In recent years, we’ve had to make due with a get-together every six months or so. But this summer, she’s been flying to LA once every few weeks for […]

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The Easiest DIY Flower Arrangements that Double As Party Favors!

In a one month period, I’m attending a baby shower, a wedding, a birthday party, and a just-because barbecue. There’s nothing like summer’s long days and steamy nights to inspire every manner of social get-together! So in honor of the weekend and the seemingly endless opportunities to throw a stylish shindig, I’ve got another one […]

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New Project Alert: A Petite Utilitarian Kitchen Renovation with Build.com!

There’s no doubt that I love our recently completed kitchen renovation, and there’s also no question I’m happy to have the rest of our house nearly finished too. But the one downside of having every space in my own home squared away? I have to find other ways to scratch my constant itch to redecorate! […]

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Heatwave-Worthy Straw Hats for Summer

When it comes to hats, I fall staunchly in the camp of, “They always look better on other people than on me”. But with summer here to stay (and another heat wave predicted for Southern California this week!), comfort trumps ego and breezy straw hats becomes de rigeur. The sun around here is no joke, and a […]

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The Easiest Way to Make Your Photos Better

One of the most common questions I get asked on Instagram is how I edit my photos. And while there is no short answer—the truth is that although I have a general formula, each photo requires different tweaks depending on factors like lighting—I do start every edit with a preset designed for processing photos on […]

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