sweet eccentricity.


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.


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.


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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belly up to the bar cart.


caitlin mccarthy design. fancy cocktails have certainly made a comeback of late — old fashioned’s and manhattans are really making the rounds these days and bar carts have begun appearing all over my pinterest feed for a while now. i’ve even made a pinboard dedicated to the mighty bar cart. it’s such a fun thing to put together for home entertaining,... 
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story tellers.


i adore an ecelectic, well-loved home with lots of stories to tell, and this one speaks volumes. featured on lonny, this is the small (370 square feet!) new york east village home of two passionate collectors who are breaking all the small space design rules. they’ve amassed only objects they have a close connection to, along with a really healthy reading library and... 
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