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Modern Holiday Tablescape Inspiration with Mixed Metallics

Every year while I was growing up, a great battle ensued each December. On one side, my dad and my sister, fighting for a vibrantly decorated Christmas tree with colorful flashing lights. On the other, my mother and I holding our ground for monochromatic decor: white twinkle lights, clear glass ornaments, touches of gold and […]

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East LA Boutique Hotel: The Silver Lake Pool + Inn

There’s no shortage of fabulous hotels in LA. But it’s long been my lament that the vast majority are on the west side of town, far from us. It’s meant that anyone who comes to visit us either stays at our house or gets an Airbnb. They’re not the worst options, but certainly they’re not […]

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Lawson-Fenning Furniture: Laid-Back California Luxe

Before I moved to LA, I’d frequently visit for photo shoots—which meant I quickly had to learn the best spots in town for sourcing props. It didn’t take me long to find Lawson-Fenning, and it took even less time for me to fall deeply in love. Founded in the late 90’s, the shop has long […]

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Healthy Home Cleaning Habits with Sustainability and Style

Over the years it’s been fascinating to watch the evolution of healthy home cleaning habits and the products available to support them. Growing up, my mother eschewed harsh chemicals in favor of basics like baking soda and vinegar. It meant our home was healthy, but it also meant we smelled like we lived in a […]

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Pehr Designs Giveaway + Shopping Spree!

One of my favorite things about getting ready for baby has been having the chance to explore a whole new world of independent labels and brands that are totally new to me. From decor to clothing and beyond, there’s so much fun and fabulous stuff out there for little ones! One that’s leading the pack […]

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I’m an Apartment Therapy 2020 Design Changemaker!

Last month an email landed in my inbox that had me leaping with joy from my chair. The message? Apartment Therapy has assembled a list of 20 design industry leaders to watch in 2020, and my work wife Caroline and I are amongst them! We’ve been quietly working under the radar to build our interior […]

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Master Suite Makeover with Dreamy Spa Vibes!

You guys know I’m all about a less-is-more approach to design, so I’m especially excited to bring you a project that proves you can create a truly indulgent, one-of-a-kind space while still maintaining a minimalist vibe! For this stunning master suite makeover, LA fashion and lifestyle blogger Emily Vartanian teamed up Decorist to maximize a […]

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Handwoven Pillows + Throws from Bolé Road Textiles

One of the most asked-about items in our house, without a doubt, is the cushions we have on our sofa. Every time I post a photo of them on Instagram, I get questions about their source. You may know the ones I mean: They’re a soft ecru color with a broad grey stripe down the […]

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Travel Home: A Must-Have Book for Your Design Library!

As much as I try to keep things clutter free around my home, there’s one object I can’t resist: a beautiful design book! Not only does a pretty interiors volume provide plenty of visual inspiration, but a collection of ’em is great to have on-hand for styling little moments around the house. I’m always reaching […]

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Modern Utilitarian Decor Releases from Schoolhouse

Ever since my early days of blogging, I’ve had a fangirl crush on Schoolhouse. The Portland-based brand has always been a go-to for classic, utilitarian decor that’s accessibly priced and beautifully made. Over the years, their product offerings have evolved from a handful of iconic lighting and hardware offerings to the full gamut of goods […]

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Modern Powder Room Design with Bold Glamour!

Nothing excites me more than sharing a completed design project with you guys, and the one I have for you today is extra juicy! You may recall a while back when I shared inspiration for a glam, modern powder room that Caroline and I were working on for a friend. Well, the finished space is […]

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The Proper Hotel San Francisco: Get the Look at Home!

A few weeks back, Ivan and I took a quick road trip up to San Francisco so I could shoot a client project. We decided to turn it into a little couple’s getaway while we were at it—which meant we of course needed somewhere chic and romantic to stay! We looked no further than The […]

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