revising life’s blueprints + a giveaway.


this post in partnership with St. Martin’s Press, and all words and opinions are my own. thank you for supporting the brands that help keep sfgirlbybay going with fresh content every day. recently i was invited to consider my life-altering moments and share them with you here, and thought, ‘that’s not a typical ask for me’, but i thought it was an interesting... 
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good reads: est magazine.


est magazine continues to be one of my go-to good reads for interior inspiration. they recently featured The White House, a charming guest hotel designed by Lynda Gardener of Empire Vintage in Melbourne, australia. her guest cottage, in Daylesford, is a lovely private studio apartment set back on a private lane and decorated in an über inspiring industrial vintage style.... 
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good reads: maker spaces.


there’s nothing i like more than a sneak peek into the spaces of creatives. Maker Spaces is a new book out by Emily Quinton, in which she examines how makers and innovators around the world live and work, exploring their inspirational and beautiful homes, studios and workshops. Emily’s Maker Spaces takes an in-depth look inside 13 beautiful homes, studios and workspaces... 
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good reads: rooted in design.


Rooted in Design: Sprout Home’s Guide to Creative Indoor Planting is a brand new book By Tara Heibel and Tassy de Give of sprout home, the beautiful garden store located in both brooklyn and chicago. the book is full of inspirational images and ideas around decorating your interiors with indoor plants. for anyone without a yard or other outdoor space, indoor plants are... 
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inspiration in german.


i can’t read a stitch of this beautiful interior design book because it’s all written in german, but i can certainly ooh and aah over its pretty pages. i do know the title of the book, Wohnideen aus dem wahren Leben translates to something like ‘Living inspiration from real life: Inspirations of the best residential Bloggers’ — the book was a... 
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