Three Lights, Three Looks: Dining Room Lighting For Every Style

When I’m decorating a space, choosing the lighting is my favorite part. A great fixture can absolutely make a room! Sometimes I’ll select lighting after the bigger furniture elements have been decided, but more often than not I’ll know from the outset exactly what lamps, pendants, and chandeliers I want to use. In other words, I use […]

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Project Update: Kim’s Neutral California Modern Living Room

I’m basically the world’s worst blogger lately. The more projects I embark upon that take me away from my desk, the harder it becomes to keep up with it all. This week I spent several 15 hour days on set for a dream styling job (more on that when I’m allowed to share!), and I’ve […]

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My Keep-Cool Summer Beauty Essentials

You guys, summer got real over the weekend. It was 114 degrees here in LA, our power went out meaning no A/C, and we spent Saturday night at a motel just so we could get some sleep! But even before this first big heat wave hit, I was starting to feel the effect of the hot, […]

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Make this Sparkling Summer Cocktail Recipe for the 4th of July!

I think we can officially say that summer is in full swing, yes? With the 4th of July coming midweek we don’t have any major celebrations on the agenda for tomorrow, but we are bracing ourselves for the year’s first heat wave which is expected to hit this weekend. We’ve got plans to hit the shore, […]

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My Styling Work for Elizabeth Messina’s Studio Tour in Domino!

The best interiors are the ones with a story behind them—and there’s no story more inspiring than that of a phoenix rising from the ashes. In the case of my dear friend Elizabeth Messina’s studio, which was featured on Domino Magazine earlier this week, the ashes in question are literal ones. Elizabeth, a world-renowned photographer, […]

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Creating New Traditions + Our Engagement Story

One of the fun things about being in a steady, stable relationship is that you’re always learning new things about your partner. When I first met Ivan, he seemed like the most pragmatic guy on the planet, and most of the time, he totally is. But as I discovered when it came time for us […]

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Entertaining Inspiration: How to Set Up for a Party Like a Stylist

I’ve got another entertaining inspiration video for you guys! Last week I shared the first in a series that I filmed last spring, sharing my process for honing in on a theme for your gathering. Now, once you’ve got your idea and you’re ready to bring it to life, I’m sharing my tips on how […]

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Colorful Office Makeover Reveal: Textured Area Rugs by Jaipur Living

It’s been so fun sharing the highlights from the studio makeover that my work wife Caroline and I created for her sister Margaret! The positive feedback the space has received since the big reveal last week has been overwhelming. We’re so thrilled you guys are loving the space as much as we do! Frankly, I’m […]

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Our Kitchen Reno: Whirlpool Compact Stackable Washer and Dryer

Without a doubt, one of the most important elements in our kitchen makeover has been the upgrade in our laundry setup. The existing washer and dryer were the biggest impetus for starting the renovation process as quickly as possible after moving in; and they also represented the most significant problem solving we had to do […]

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Project Reveal: Art Deco-Inspired Studio with a Checkerboard Ceiling!

Last winter, my work wife Caroline and I embarked upon what might be our most epic project yet. That’s saying a lot, considering the 9 month renovation process at our studio Light Lab! But for that space, we had some experts on hand to support with the technical aspects of the buildout; this time around, […]

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