spotted: nest.


hello all! it’s leslie and today i’m featuring my most favorite neighborhood gem here in san francisco and sharing it with all of you in the spotted series. nest has been around for as long as i can remember and i can’t help but stop in almost weekly as it’s just a few blocks from my home. everything lovely, whimsy, and worldly you’ll find... 
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lavish + rifle paper co.


there’s a darling little boutique in san francisco’s hayes valley neighborhood called lavish, and it’s one of my favorite spots to pick up unique gifts for friends and family. it’s got a really friendly vibe, and owner nicole bald has an exquisite eye when it comes to stocking lavish with beautiful clothing, jewelry, beautiful art & decor books... 
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spotted: ampersand.


hey everyone—it’s leslie from spotted sf spreading the local love and bringing some gorgeous flowers your way today! adding to the spotted series is the new ampersand, a darling new floral shop that just opened its teal blue doors in the city this past weekend. i first heard of ampersand through their instagram. it was here i saw photos of their beautiful bouquets... 
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sunday in the city.


happy anniversary to me! today marks 20 years i’ve lived in beautiful san francisco. sometimes it feels like forever that i’ve lived here and other days, it feels as though i’ve just arrived. i’m still wowed by views of the golden gate bridge, and i constantly turn a corner and see something incredible i’ve never seen before — a secret garden,... 
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welcome to the whimsical world of tantrum. serendipitously located in san francisco’s very charming cole valley neighborhood, TANTRUM is a curated fun-filled shop carrying kid-centric, well-designed gifts for wee ones as well as grown-ups. yes, it’s great for the kiddies but it’s a perfect stationary and party supply store, too. it’s like an imaginary... 
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