nobody puts baby in a corner.

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soledad alzaga. nobody puts baby in a corner. well, except these babies. i love a good reading nook, one with a really great accent chair like these. a signature chair, if you will, that draws your interest into a boring old corner and makes it a cozy and comfy spot to hang out with a favorite book. a fantastic vintage chair is my favorite way to get a good-looking corner... 
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unexpected guests: lisa solomon.

unexpected guests: lisa solomon / sfgirlbybay

I’m so happy to introduce our next unexpected guest and she is the immensely talented, Oakland-based artist and author, Lisa Solomon. Originally from L.A., Lisa has called the Bay Area home for over twenty years — sixteen of those in this charming Craftsman-style abode I’m sharing with you today. Here she lives with her husband and daughter, as well as Mildred... 
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sweet eccentricity.

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melissa kaseman for lonny. i was talking to jen Leonard on her podcast, brand new ways this week about the odd way my blog posts can occasionally come together. it’s a strange serendipity that occurs on my pinboards sometimes, or a hunt for something peculiar that lands me where i least expect it to. such was the case this week while i was hunting down chinese silk lanterns... 
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frame your memories + a reader discount.

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one of my favorite ways to unwind and revive my creativity is to take a road trip. just get in the car, put the top down and see where the day takes me. sometimes it’s a small town up north, hunting for yard sales, or a local flea market; but it usually involves some kind of vintage treasure hunt – just like this weekend, which I shared earlier this morning. i’ve... 
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sunday in the city.

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this sunday was a cornucopia of color! i hit the long beach flea market with bri, erika and arian and for the few hours we could handle the heat, a good time was had by all. we scored a few great finds and then erika showed us the way to the most delicious mexican restaurant i’ve eaten at in a while, lola’s. their creamy cilantro salsa was insanely good (i even... 
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