cheers to colored glassware.

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Elsie Larson’s rainbow glass collection (above and below) via A Beautiful Mess. when it comes to throwing parties, it’s fun to have great glassware — it just adds a whole other layer to the event, not to mention, it’s very instagrammable should that be a goal of yours. when i’ve hosted parties i’ve rented from two amazing rental agencies... 
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spotted sf: j rachman.

spotted sf: j. rachman / sfgirlbybay

Recently I discovered the most exquisite treasure trove on my way to one of my favorite restaurants in San Francisco. Tucked in an alley is the new shop and studio of interior designer, collector and visual storyteller, Jonathan Rachman. Upon meeting the very first thing Jonathan proclaimed was he’s a “hoarder”. But as you can see, he is a hoarder of... 
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see san francisco – a sweet anniversary giveaway.

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it’s the one year anniversary of launching my book, see san francisco and i thought it might be nice to celebrate with a giveaway! i’ve been overwhelmed by the generosity of those of you who not only have bought my book, but took the time to share your own photos from the book on Instagram! every time i get tagged and see your pretty pics of my book it puts a big... 
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spotted sf: dandy + hollow.

spotted sf: dandy + hollow / sfgirlbybay

In San Francisco’s Inner Sunset you’ll find the sweetest shop and café called Dandy and Hollow. Owned by husband and wife team, William and Dawn, Dandy offers a delightful selection of goods for cooking and entertaining and Hollow serves up coffee and a variety of locally made sweets. Tucked inside the latter, you’ll also find small gift items to purchase, like tea... 
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spotted sf: freda salvador.

spotted sf: freda salvador / sfgirlbybay

Leslie from Spotted SF here and today we’re heading into one of my favorite neighborhood shops, Freda Salvador. Who is Freda Salvador? It is an artisan line of super-stylin’, super-edgy and ever walkable footwear designed by Christina Palomo-Nelson and Megan Papay. The Bay Area-based duo operate from their studio in nearby Sausalito and all shoes are handcrafted in a family... 
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