housewarming party 101.

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having just moved into a new home i know the first thing i want to do is have my friends over for cocktails, and share my excitement! and if you’re a first time renter, or homeowner there’s a few must-haves you might like to stock up on before friends and family start swinging by, or better yet — be prepared by gathering the accoutrement you need to host... 
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spotted: sarah swell.

spotted: sarah swell / sfgirlbybay

today i’m taking you across the golden gate bridge and into the charming little town of sausalito where you’ll find the lovely gallery and studio of sarah swell jewelry. originally from the east coast, sarah greenberg’s life has long been immersed in the arts, but it was a metalsmithing class where she found her calling. she soon moved to san francisco to... 
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the pink rug co. giveaway.

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everyone loves a soft, plush rug under their feet, right? so, i think you’re going to really love this giveaway from the PINK RUG Co. — one of my favorite etsy shops! the PINK RUG Co. offers much-coveted, vintage Moroccan rugs with the sleek minimalist style that ruled during the mid-20th century. Modern, timeless and joyfully abstract, PINK RUG Co. carries a hand-selected... 
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Friday Finds: TRUCK Furniture.

In 1997, Tokuhiko Kise and Hiromi Karatsu created TRUCK, an Osaka-based furniture shop with one philosophy: to make the things they want. Their work has been an ode to the simplicity and practicality of that philosophy. I made it a point to visit the store during my recent adventures in Japan and brought back snapshots of this timeless beauty (though pictures... 
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around L.A. / the MIA project.

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The MIA Project began in 2012 with a small but powerful badge given to makers and shop owners conducting the majority of their business in America — the badge to be proudly displayed on their websites, social medias and storefronts, attracting the intentional consumer. Founder Micha Thomas launched the online store with over 100 makers in the Spring of 2014 and... 
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