Vintage Inspired Kitchen Design with a Timeless Twist

Every so often, a space stops me in my tracks—and that’s exactly what this vintage inspired kitchen did when it popped up in my Instagram feed this week. The word stunning doesn’t do justice to its beauty, but it’s a start at least! This kitchen comes to us from Nashville-based Lauren Bradshaw Design. You may […]

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Modern Art Diptychs for Making a Major Decor Statement!

I recently started a new client project that I’m really excited about! The homeowner has furnished most of the home herself but needs help nailing down the final finishing touches like art and small decor. (Did you know you can hire me for stuff like that? You can!) I absolutely adore this type of assignment […]

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Coffee Table Styling Tips for Round Coffee Tables

One of the questions I get asked most is how to style a coffee table. And it’s a great question! When it comes to coffee tables, it’s way too easy to go from bare to overloaded. After all, when you’re working with a small surface area, even one or two objects can make or break […]

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Household Essentials I Reviewed + Can’t Live Without!

In over eleven years of blogging, I’ve reviewed a lot of products. I’ve never shared one I didn’t stand behind, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say some excited me less than others. Every once in a while, though, one comes along that I not only love, but I find myself so attached to […]

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Dining + Kitchen Makeover with Amazon Home at Light Lab: The Reveal!

At last, the big day has arrived! The final reveal of our Light Lab dining room and kitchen makeover is here! I’m not going to lie, the pressure I felt to make this a top-notch decor refresh was real. After all, in the three years since we opened our doors, Light Lab has become known […]

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Yosemite Glamping in Airstreams and Canvas Tents

Last summer I went camping with Ivan and my dad—the first real outdoorsy thing I’ve done in years! We had a blast, but the experience definitely reminded me why I don’t make a habit of roughing it. I’m the kind of person who likes daily hot showers and prefers my food without dirt in it, thank […]

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cane dining chairs and french vintage dining room

Palihotel Westwood Village + Eclectic Parisian-Inspired Decor

I moved to LA almost 7 years ago now, and one of the things I’ve loved to watch is the way the local hotel scene has evolved in that time. Countless of the city’s golden era structures have been revived to their former glory, transformed from sad to spectacular in a stunning display of hospitality […]

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Boutique Hotel Inspired Bathroom Makeover for Under $700!

One of my biggest goals when we were completing our weekend bathroom refresh was to keep our effort—and our costs—as low as humanly possible! I had my heart set on a boutique hotel inspired bathroom makeover. But since we rent, I didn’t want to spend a fortune giving the room a facelift. Although I shared […]

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Palm Springs A Frame Design: The PVC Walls Studio!

As promised, here’s the final space in the Palm Springs A-Frame design that Caroline and I completed together! This one is not only a total scene-stealer, it’s also the space that required the most innovation and determination to install. We went through some major obstacles and had to summon our most creative problem solving skills […]

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Dining + Kitchen Makeover Inspiration with Amazon Home!

This summer marks three years since we opened the doors at my studio Light Lab! In that time, the space has been home to countless shoots, events, and workshops. Not only do we use it for our own projects, but everyone from Disney to Netflix has booked the studio! We’ve become known for offering a […]

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Upholstered White Dining Chairs for a Dining Room Update!

With every change of season I get an itch to switch things up around the house! Over the winter, I was all about giving our bedroom a facelift to increase the coziness quotient. And now that summer is upon us, I’ve turned my eye to our dining room. With the longer daylight hours and abundance […]

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tulip table and leather dining chairs in a modern dining room

Palm Springs A-Frame Design: Full Project Reveal!

As I learned this past year, of the best ways to buy and decorate a house is to do it vicariously through your best friend! Last spring, when Caroline told me she’d purchased the desert A-Frame first made famous by Sarah Sherman Samuel, we immediately started dreaming up ideas for all the rooms that Sarah […]

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