moodboard inspiration + tutorial.

itsphotoshop. i kept admiring all these kinds of cool collage mood boards when i then stumbled upon a great photoshop tutorial from itsphotoshop to make a diamond-shaped mood board — diamonds are a girl’s best friend, am i right? i love playing with mood boards in photoshop and coming up with all kinds of graphic inspiration — i mean the possibilities are... 
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around la: a guide to NELA.

adventuring with another SF girl relocated to L.A. today — these snapshots of vérité published’s favorite spots in northeast L.A. make you want to play hooky, and hit these seriously snap-able locales. looking for the best spots to grab that good brew, or hearty, healthy bowl? ostrich farm, and eightfold coffee are a few must-visits. see the full travel guide here.   ... 
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erica tanov’s tumblr.

Stylist Jadwiga Pokryszka’s home via vintagency. every once in a while i stumble onto tumblr pages belonging to artists, designers, and photographers and always find it so interesting to see what inspires them. this was orla kiely’s tumblr i posted a while back, and i thought it might make a fun regular post to peek inside the inspiring minds of talented artists... 
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desert-bound birthday.

california, 1978 via monolith. this post is going to be a brief one, because hey, hey — it’s my birthday! and i’m headed out on a girl’s road trip to palm springs with bri and joanie for some much-needed rest and relaxation in the desert sun. so y’all enjoy the weekend and i’ll be back on monday. i’ll give you a full report on instagram... 
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when life gives you lemons.

have y’all watched beyoncé’s lemonade visual album yet? i bought the album on itunes, and it comes with the hour-long video, so of course i had to see what all the fuss is about. visually, lemonade is really stunning and very thought-provoking. it’s a combination of songs from the album and some spoken word — some badass spoken word in which, i’m... 
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