the revery los angeles kitchen

Minimalist Modern Kitchen Design at The Revery LA

Being asked to choose my favorite design project is like being asked to choose a favorite from a litter of kittens. Each one is perfect in its own way! But if I had to pick the acme of my design accomplishments, it would be this space. Introducing The Revery, a stunning new event space in […]

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DIY leather headboard

DIY Leather Headboard for a Luxe Bedroom Makeover!

Amongst the many design projects that Caroline and raced to finish before Halo was born, this one is closest to my heart. It’s a bedroom makeover for Caroline herself! Designing for ourselves is often the most fun, since we can play around as much as we like. And this DIY leather headboard with woven cane […]

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Feminine Modern Nursery with Tempaper Designs

This post has been 18 months in the making! Yup, sometimes even a one-room design project can take that long to plan, execute, shoot, and share. Especially when there’s a baby and 400 miles of distance involved! Late in 2018, my friend Amy Azzarito let me in on the news that she was pregnant with […]

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Coastal Design Inspo: A Beach House Break for the Eyes!

Happy Sunday, everyone! Today’s blog post features some straight-up interiors eye candy, a welcome respite from the grim news cycle we’re facing these days. This recently completed home in Corona Del Mar showcases the twin talents of architecture firm Brandon Architects and designer Lindye Galloway. Features like mixed woods, layered textures, and sculptural elements combine […]

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mix and match accent tables

Mix and Match Accent Tables from Sotheby’s Home

With everything going on in the world at the moment, it seems strange to continue with business as usual. And yet at the same time, it feels more important than ever to continue to celebrate the daily beauties and successes in our lives. Before Halo was born and COVID-19 arrived on the scene, we proudly […]

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Modern Girl Nursery Design with Sweet Crate and Kids Touches

There’s no labor of love quite like decorating a space to welcome a new baby! That’s why I’m so excited to delve into my modern girl nursery design with you guys. Each and every decor choice was one I poured my whole heart into. We created our nursery in partnership with Crate and Kids, and […]

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oak + fort home

Oak + Fort Home Minimalist Modern Housewares

When I first discovered Oak + Fort’s sleek, simple fashions, it was like stumbling upon a minimalist’s gold mine. The Canadian label is much-revered for their architectural approach to apparel, and I’ve gotten a ton of mileage from the pieces I’ve scored there. Think dresses with striking tailoring, pants with unusual pleating and proportions, and […]

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st frank bedding

St. Frank Bedding for a Mini Bedroom Refresh!

I have to admit. While there have been some stressful moments in our preparations for baby’s arrival, on the whole the process has been so much fun. I’ve loved indulging in my nesting instinct! In addition to getting the nursery ready, I’ve also been finding other ways to refresh our home. In our bedroom, for example, […]

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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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