the citizenry giveaway

The Citizenry Giveaway for a $500 Decor Gift Card!

You definitely know about The Citizenry, right? The globally inspired decor brand is only a handful of years old, but it’s taken the design world by storm with its signature blend of elevated style, artisan craftsmanship, and transparent production practices. From throw pillows to handwoven blankets to bentwood bar stools, their offerings are the perfect addition to […]

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design within reach story planter

Design Within Reach Story Planter + Gift Card Giveaway!

I’ve been a massive Design Within Reach fan since before I started this site. Which is saying something, considering that I’m coming up on my 12th anniversary as a blogger! They’ve cornered the market on memorable modern design icons, with pieces like their vertical Story Bookcase becoming instant classics. (There it is below, displaying my […]

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2020 design trend black and brown bedroom

2020 Design Trend: Black and Rust Brown

Peanut butter and jelly. Chips and guac. Biscuits and gravy. In life, there’s pairings that are simply timeless. And this year, the dynamic duo that’s making appearances everywhere from street style to home decor is the pairing of deep, inky black and sultry rust brown. It’s a major 2020 design trend that feels at once […]

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shopping for vintage rugs

Shopping for Vintage Rugs with Revival Rugs

Fun fact: For decades, my grandparents ran the only rug store in Reno, Nevada. To say that my grandmother—and subsequently my mother—was rug obsessed would be putting it mildly! I remember going shopping for vintage rugs with them, flipping through the stacks upon musty stacks in hopes of finding woven gems. The process was arduous, […]

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anne sage office with california closets built-in shelves

Getting Organized in 2020 with Houzz Pro and Ivy

There’s nothing like the start of a new year to inspire a fresh start! Especially with a baby on the way, I’ve been working hard at getting organized in 2020, in every area of my life. That doesn’t just mean I’m cleaning out the linen closet and labeling all my spice canisters; it applies to […]

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modern holiday tablescape

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

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 ojai collection

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 grove collaborative

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

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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