Next-Level Restaurant Design at Checker Hall Los Angeles

Whenever I set a meeting with a friend and the date is a few weeks hence, I joke that we’ll settle on a location once we’re nearer to the appointed day, since “ten cool new restaurants will probably have opened between now and then.” And while the turnover in LA isn’t that drastic, there is always […]

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Weekend Lounging Essential: The Flag Halyard Chair by Rove Concepts

You know how some people have a thing for shoes or bags? Or maybe their drawers overflow with more pairs of jeans than they can possibly hope to wear in one lifetime? While I’ve been known to indulge my impulses for a killer tote or must-have heel, my biggest weakness occurs on a much larger […]

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Our Kitchen Reno: Custom Wood Blinds from The Shade Store

As I’ve been traveling down renovation memory lane and sharing all our kitchen makeover resources with you guys, I’ve had flashes during which I all-too-vividly recall the hiccups we had along the way. No home project is ever without obstacles, of course, and our kitchen was no exception. There were the two weeks our plumber […]

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3 Foolproof Steps to Design + Hang the Perfect Gallery Wall

Interiors trends come and go, but one thing that’s here to stay is gallery walls. Pausing to admire a successfully executed one, whether in person or on Pinterest, fills me with delight. It’s almost like the wall is sending a love letter my way—one with a sense of order and harmony that makes me feel […]

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Our Kitchen Reno: Waterworks Brass Faucet + Farmhouse Sink

The funny thing about doing a kitchen renovation is that, as with any new experience, you find yourself taking delight from small things that you’d never even considered before. That’s exactly what happened for me when it came time to select and then install our Waterworks brass faucet and farmhouse sink. I went from being […]

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Our Kitchen Reno: Getting the Look of Honed Marble with Cambria Countertops

Okay. Now that we’ve got the breakdown on the biggest components of our kitchen makeover crossed off the list (did you catch our cabinet + tile posts?) it’s time to start honing in on the mid-sized elements! After two months of demolition and the initial build-out, it was so rewarding to see things start to take […]

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Our Kitchen Reno: Custom Cabinet Doors from Semihandmade

Happy Monday! Jumping back into gear with another deep-dive post into the resources and process for my kitchen makeover with Studio McGee! We started last week with the tile floor and backsplash, and now we’re moving on to one of the trickiest yet most essential and satisfying components: the cabinetry! Since I was already intimately […]

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Our Kitchen Reno: Floor + Subway Tile Backsplash from Fireclay Tile

Photos of our completed kitchen remodel have at last been released into the wild! Did you catch the full reveal on My Domaine last Friday? Or how about the complete breakdown that Studio McGee did on our process and all our resources? It’s been such a delight to see the enthusiastic reception that this project […]

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Bedroom Makeover Sneak Peek: My Modern Upholstered Bed

Happy Friday, friends! Popping in today with another bedroom makeover sneak peek in the lead-up to the full reveal. Obviously the centerpiece of a bedroom is, well, the bed—so whatever we chose had to be really spectacular! I’ve had a variety of bed frames over the years, ranging from a $99 Ikea special to a […]

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A Bedroom Redesign Sneak Peek with The Citizenry

Well, last week’s smooth transition into post-holiday reality has been replaced with this week’s “frazzled squirrel on a sugar high” mindset. I don’t know what it is but my focus is all over the place! Somehow, though, in between eking out a few emails per hour and pacing aimlessly back and forth between my desk and […]

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