yosemite glamping in airstreams and canvas tents

Yosemite Glamping in Airstreams and Canvas Tents

Last summer I went camping with Ivan and my dad—the first real outdoorsy thing I’ve done in years! We had a blast, but the experience definitely reminded me why I don’t make a habit of roughing it. I’m the kind of person who likes daily hot showers and prefers my food without dirt in it, thank […]

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Palihotel Westwood Village + Eclectic Parisian-Inspired Decor

I moved to LA almost 7 years ago now, and one of the things I’ve loved to watch is the way the local hotel scene has evolved in that time. Countless of the city’s golden era structures have been revived to their former glory, transformed from sad to spectacular in a stunning display of hospitality […]

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Boutique Hotel Inspired Bathroom Makeover for Under $700!

One of my biggest goals when we were completing our weekend bathroom refresh was to keep our effort—and our costs—as low as humanly possible! I had my heart set on a boutique hotel inspired bathroom makeover. But since we rent, I didn’t want to spend a fortune giving the room a facelift. Although I shared […]

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Palm Springs A Frame Design: The PVC Walls Studio!

As promised, here’s the final space in the Palm Springs A-Frame design that Caroline and I completed together! This one is not only a total scene-stealer, it’s also the space that required the most innovation and determination to install. We went through some major obstacles and had to summon our most creative problem solving skills […]

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Dining + Kitchen Makeover Inspiration with Amazon Home!

This summer marks three years since we opened the doors at my studio Light Lab! In that time, the space has been home to countless shoots, events, and workshops. Not only do we use it for our own projects, but everyone from Disney to Netflix has booked the studio! We’ve become known for offering a […]

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Upholstered White Dining Chairs for a Dining Room Update!

With every change of season I get an itch to switch things up around the house! Over the winter, I was all about giving our bedroom a facelift to increase the coziness quotient. And now that summer is upon us, I’ve turned my eye to our dining room. With the longer daylight hours and abundance […]

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tulip table and leather dining chairs in a modern dining room

Palm Springs A-Frame Design: Full Project Reveal!

As I learned this past year, of the best ways to buy and decorate a house is to do it vicariously through your best friend! Last spring, when Caroline told me she’d purchased the desert A-Frame first made famous by Sarah Sherman Samuel, we immediately started dreaming up ideas for all the rooms that Sarah […]

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Weekend Bathroom Makeover with Boutique Hotel Vibes!

Since moving into our house almost three years ago, we’ve slowly but surely been decorating each room to suit our tastes. Yet one room has remained untouched until now: the bathroom! It wasn’t a total disaster—which is probably why we were able to live with it for as long as we did—but it certainly didn’t […]

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Skye Schuchman Minimalist Modern Art with Gold Leaf

I was recently asked for my tips on how to select artwork for the home. The most important piece of advice I offered was to look for art that makes your heart skip a beat. You know what I mean. It’s that flutter of excitement that means you’ve discovered something worth lingering over. Great art […]

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Summer Bedroom Update with Rough Linen!

I’ve been a huge fan of Rough Linen ever since the brand launched a few years back with a small but splendid collection of linen household basics. They’re my longtime go-to for table linens, not only because they look beautiful but also because they have such a luscious drape that they make styling photos a […]

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Framebridge Custom Framing: Our Home Office Makeover

When I was working on the finishing touches for Ivan’s office, I definitely reached a point where I hit a wall. So many choices went into this space that by the time I was nearing the end, I had major decision fatigue. The thought of selecting frames for all the art I’d ordered was daunting […]

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Bungalow 5 Decor Accessories: Our Home Office Makeover

We’re getting close to wrapping up the final few details on my office makeover for Ivan! One of the most challenging tasks—and ultimately the most rewarding one—was selecting all the accent pieces and styling that whole wall of built-in shelves. As you might expect, filling 25 cubbies with white books is no joke! And once […]

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