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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Modern Coastal Interiors Inspiration from Worn Store Australia

I’ve got chairs on the brain. This is, of course, nothing new. But they’re even more front of mind than usual lately, as I’m undertaking a living and dining room re-do in our new house. As much as I’m fond of all our old pieces, their scale and proportion isn’t quite right for the dimensions […]

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Travel Photography Inspiration from The Slow Traveler

Don’t ask me what it is, but my body is not an adept traveler. After six days at home since returning from India, I’m a wreck. I wake constantly in the night due to jet lag, I’m seemingly incapable of focusing on anything but the simplest of work tasks, I’ve caught a spring cold that has […]

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Soothing Spring Bedroom Inspiration from Annie Selke

It’s our last day in India! It has been an adventure, to say the least. I’ve loved seeing this part of the world—meeting so many warm and welcoming people and learning more about how they live—and a part of me will be wistful to leave. At the same time, as is to be expected at […]

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Shop Textured Neutral Decor at Repeat+World

You know how some people just seem to be born with an impeccable sense of style? How it oozes from every pore and trails behind them like a subtle yet unforgettable perfume? Hannah Phillips-Kaplan is one of those people. I met her when she attended the styling workshop I taught last month, and the instant […]

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Putting the Light in Light Lab with Skylight Shades from Blinds.com

One thing we’re very lucky to have at Light Lab is, well, light. Tons of natural light, that is, great for photo shoots and creating a lively and welcoming mood for events. But even the most abundant light needs to be harnessed and directed to be useful—something we’ve been struggling to do since acquiring the space […]

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Blush Bedroom Makeover with 70’s Inspired Style

Since last fall I’ve had a few design projects on my plate, and the first one is at last complete and ready to share! In case you missed it on Domino earlier this week, I collaborated with my work wife Caroline to bring her vision of a 70’s granny chic bedroom to life. Domino did a […]

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Eclectic Scandinavian Design Inspiration from Loquita Santa Barbara

This is the final post in all the inspiration and experiences I enjoyed during my trip to Santa Barbara earlier this winter, and it’s possible that I’ve saved the best for last! Loquita is an innovative tapas restaurant in Santa Barbara’s waterfront district, specializing in the traditional flavors and cooking methods of Spain. It’s one of […]

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