Shop My House + A Huge Vintage Furniture Sale at Chairish!

Collections are a funny thing. They so rarely set out with the intention of being a collection as such; rather, things accumulate slowly over time until one day you take a look around and realized you’ve amassed a serious hoard! Or at least that’s how it happened for me and for my friend Martha Mulholland, who […]

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New Modern Decor Releases from Schoolhouse Electric

I don’t remember what I was doing when I first discovered Schoolhouse Electric, but I do remember how I felt! It was as though at last someone had heard my cries for unique and modern decor options, and had answered them with a thoughtfully designed lineup of brass sconces, clever desktop accessories, and utilitarian kitchenwares. The brand quickly […]

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Entertaining Ideas for Mother’s Day Brunch with Parachute Home Table Linens

I’ve been thinking about moms a lot lately. I guess I’m at that age. I’m watching many of my peers enter the mothering phase of their lives; I’ve been watching my own mother explore a new phase of discovery and identity in her life; and I’ve been watching my path creep every more closely towards the entrance of […]

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Sunset Hill: A Stylish Los Angeles Inn in the Heart of Echo Park

Los Angeles has no shortage of amazing hotels, but it never hurts to add one more name to the list of accommodations available in a city this large and diverse. The latest in my roster of favorite recommendations for incoming visitors is Sunset Hill, a brand new (and very chic!) Los Angeles inn that sits […]

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Tabletop Inspiration from Sheldon Ceramics’ Spring Collection

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Sheldon Ceramics. The LA-based artisan ceramics company makes an appearance in almost every entertaining story that I style! The subtle sophistication of their creations combines the earthy rawness inherent to handmade pieces with clean shapes, modern glazes, and an overall refined vibe that elevates any setting. And […]

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Stylish + Sustainable Kitchen Design at the Cambria Design Summit

Minneapolis is one of this country’s best kept secrets. Every time I travel there I’m reminded of how stylish, forward-thinking, and downright cool the city is, and I got an especially powerful refresher when I flew into town last week for the Cambria Design Summit! Cambria is a family-owned, American-made producer of natural quartz surfaces based just outside […]

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My $65 Complete Closet Makeover with eBay!

Raise your hand if you’ve got an entire Pinterest board devoted to impeccably organized closets. If the sight of neatly stacked sweaters and tidy rows of shoes sends a shivery thrill of excitement down your spine. If an afternoon spent browsing through the cleaning and organization supplies store is your idea of a good time. […]

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My Spring Entertaining Inspiration Shoot for Anthropologie

Can we officially say that winter is behind us and spring has arrived? I sure hope so, because last week I shared some spring entertaining inspiration and ideas over on the Anthropologie blog, and now I’m itching to put them to use at my next gathering. I loved putting this shoot together so much that I […]

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Black and White Decor Inspiration from Barkly Basics

Isn’t it nice sometimes when others do your work for you? That’s how I felt about Pinterest when it first launched–liked I’d stumbled on a treasure trove of perfectly curated inspiration images and didn’t have to weed a single bad apple from the bunch! And that’s how I felt just this past week when I […]

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Announcing a Bedroom Makeover with eat/sleep/wear!

I’ve never really thought of myself as an interior designer; rather, I’m someone with a good eye, a love of the hunt, and a lot of opinions about what looks great in a room. So when my friend Kim of eat/sleep/wear expressed consternation at the state of her house, I stuck my nose right in her business and […]

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