around L.A. / alchemy works.


* editor’s note: please welcome new contributor, los angeles-based photographer lily glass who’s joining the sfgirlbybay team this week and will be sharing lots of L.A. goodness! today we visit Alchemy Works, a unique retail experience nestled on the bustling East 3rd street in Arts District of Los Angeles. Founded by Lindsay Parton, this well-­curated space sits... 
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get the vibe: an artist’s home.


this is the effortless cool, eclectic home of italian artist Antonino Sciortino. an artist whose medium is welded metal objects, antonio shares the light-filled atruim — a former factory in the outskirts of Milan — with his architect partner. Part studio for his work, part living space, it’s the perfect location for showcasing his metal works of art —... 
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homestead seattle.


i literally tumbled into this site — it’s homestead seattle’s gorgeous tumblr page. homestead seattle is a vintage homewares store run by Michele and Ryan Tansey, obviously in seattle, washington, and available to view by appointment. but if you’re not in the Seattle area, all of their goods are available for purchase directly from the homestead seattle... 
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Friday Finds


The clean courtyard at this modernist house in Berlin A desert-inspired still life at Homestead Seattle This eclectic collection of baskets as wall art! Susanna Vento, always making styling look easy The soft glow that permeates this simple room Happy Friday, Annie  
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dream house: my new kitchen / before.


so, she’s not ready yet, but i’m sharing a sneak peek at my kitchen. she’s a lovely kitchen but i’m planning on a few updates, so you can consider this a ‘before’ post. i quite like the dark gray paint, but i’d like to lighten the space up a bit, especially since i will eventually be building a pergola just outside the door, to create... 
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