mocha chai smoothie bowl // anne sage

Mocha Chai Smoothie Bowl Recipe with OLLY Smoothies

As I’ve gotten older and my self-confidence has increased, I’ve been come less shy about saying I want to have it all. A thriving career and a healthy relationship. Full, productive work days and quiet, restorative evenings. Stability and peace-of-mind, as well as spontaneity and adventure. It comes down to having a mindset of abundance, and […]

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white minimalist storage shelves // anne sage

3 Fall Beauty Trends Worth Watching—And How to Get Them!

Remember last week when we visited the minimalist modern office of beauty guru David Pirrotta? Today we’re squeezing just a little more know-how from the lauded industry veteran, who helms up David Pirotta Brands, a full-service consulting firm for today’s most coveted skincare, haircare and makeup labels. David has his finger on the pulse of the […]

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pale wood and marble modern kitchen // anne sage

Shopping for Modern Rustic Kitchen Style at World Market

Everyone has that store they can’t go into without buying at least four things beyond the items on their list. For me, that store is World Market. Last week I went there for taper candles and left with goat’s milk hand lotion, Asian soup spoons, a bottle of wine, and a white enamel pendant lamp. I’d […]

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gallery wall with rustic console bench // anne sage

Decorating with Art at the Consort Loves Tappan Exhibit

Last winter, Consort Design opened in Los Angeles and immediately became my favorite local resource for unique furniture and decor. (Remember when I shared photos of the store?) One of the things I love most about the store is the way art is integrated so seamlessly into the mix. Proprietors Mat and Brandon select an impeccable combination of […]

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the perfect weekend morning + minimalist food styling

Sunday Morning Reading Around the Web

Happy Sunday! How’s your weekend going? More importantly, is it starting to feel like fall where you are? My mom texted me photos from her excursion with my dad to buy freshly harvested wine grapes—he’s a budding amateur vintner!—and I got wistful remembering the crisp, long-shadowed Autumn days of my childhood back east. Here in […]

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black and white kitchen with open shelves

Designing the Playful Modern Kitchen at Light Lab

As a lifelong renter, the idea of having my dream modern kitchen has always seemed unattainable to say the least. So when we signed the least at Light Lab last December and started hatching our plan to have a fully functioning commercial quality kitchen that also looked incredible, I was a little skeptical that it […]

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simple + romantic fall entertaining inspiration

Nostalgic Fall Entertaining Inspiration with Shutterfly Home Decor

Not a day goes by that I don’t reminisce about my travels in Italy with my mom and dad last summer. Months later, my mom and I still text each other our favorite moments. “Remember that gnocchi we had in Amalfi?” “Remember the ferry ride to Naples?” “Remember when dad stole the lemons from the poolside trees in Capri […]

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shirt dress and white oxford shoes // anne sage

The Science of Fashion: How to Wear a Summer Dress in the Fall

Heaven knows I love a good sale, and I’m definitely no stranger to stalking a pair of shoes or a sweater throughout the season until the discounts hit. The trouble is, of course, that once you nab your prey, the number of weeks you can wear it before the temperatures change are often short and bittersweet! That’s exactly […]

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satsuki shibuya watercolor painting // anne sage

Moment: A Book of Paintings and Meditations by Satsuki Shibuya

One of my favorite Instagram feeds to follow is that of Japanese artist Satsuki Shibuya. Her watercolor paintings are like dreamscapes of color, shape, and movement. Each one illustrates the power of art to move us and evoke emotion, thought, or even just a sigh of contentment. Add to that her thoughtful and reflective captions […]

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modern meets industrial bright white display // anne sage

Industrial Meets Modern Office Design at David Pirrotta Brands

I’ve always loved to look behind the curtain at the studios and offices of creatives, and that curiosity has only grown since renovating and designing my own workspace at Light Lab! Not only do these peeks provide plenty of eye candy, but they can also teach us a lot about improving the functional design of our homes. […]

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