the L.A. studio reveal.

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hurrah! and many, many thanks to CB2 and to all of you who weighed each day last week on instagram to vote on the CB2 pieces that pulled together my beautiful new L.A. studio! together you all created such a lovely space — one that’s functional as a guest room for airbnb and cosy enough to have friends and family stay there, too. i’m so happy with the way... 
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around L.A. / alchemy works.

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* editor’s note: please welcome new contributor, los angeles-based photographer lily glass who’s joining the sfgirlbybay team this week and will be sharing lots of L.A. goodness! today we visit Alchemy Works, a unique retail experience nestled on the bustling East 3rd street in Arts District of Los Angeles. Founded by Lindsay Parton, this well-¬≠curated space sits... 
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have you met mavenhaus?

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mavenhaus collective is the brilliant brainchild from one of my favorite bloggers and entrepenuers, traci french and her sister, PR guru tara schlosser. a labor of love, Mavenhaus Collective offers small batches of completely exclusive clothing, accessories and lifestyle goods that are of the absolute highest quality, from some of our favorite designers. If you have never... 
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wonderful color.

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a credenza gets a new life with a coat of bright blue, via hus & hem. wonderful color. it perks up a home like a magical snap of the fingers. whether it’s in small doses like a bright throw pillow, or dozens of them, adding color always changes the mood of a room — and with it the mood of its inhabitants, too. a little bold paint goes a long way too: take that... 
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tuesday’s girl: polder of france.

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The fashion label polder was created by two sisters, Madelon Lanteri-Laura and Natalie Vodegel who grew up in the Netherlands and spent their childhood living in an area where forested hills overlooked polders that stretched out as far as the eye could see. At the age of 19, Madelon went to study in Paris where she was joined by Natalie a few years later, and both started... 
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