Friday Finds


Top to bottom, left to right: All I want in life is this kitchen! From barn to modern family home, a stunning transformation So smitten with this camp wedding An adorable desk buddy, captured by the talented Julia Robbs The light, mood, and essence of this snapshot Happy Friday, Annie  
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around l.a. / lotus on echo park lake.


echo park lake is one of my favorite spots to visit. complete with a wide walking trail, playground, cafe and paddle boat rentals, you can easily spend the entire day enjoying the water and taking in the view of downtown los angeles. and to top it off, it’s lotus season and boy, did they bring it this year. while there’s a few flowers blooming here and there all... 
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serena & lily’s new summer assortment + a reader discount.


since i’ve moved to a much warmer climate i’ve been all about readying my outdoor spaces for summer. i have a front porch with some lovely views of the echo park hillsides and elysian park, so what better way to cool down in the evening but to do a little porch swinging? every porch deserves an outdoor swing, don’t you think? i hung this pretty hanging rattan... 
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a summer fête with SKYY Barcraft.


every once in a while i get invited to throw a party to help celebrate a new brand, and those events are definitely a favorite part of my job. so when SKYY Barcraft asked me to introduce you to their new line of flavored vodkas, how could i resist? pretty and delicious cocktails, gorgeous flowers, globe lights, fantastic food with great friends in a beautiful space —... 
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plant life.


lisa gracia’s studio, viathe shiny squirrel. i’m big into plants these days — now that i have a large outdoor space. just ask sunset nursery — they’re starting to tease me if i don’t show up every day to add a few plants to my growing oasis. such nice people, by the way — if you’re in the area, check ’em out. but i digress,... 
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