summer living with article.

if there’s one thing i like best about living in L.A. it’s outdoor entertaining. there’s nothing i love more than dining al fresco with friends and hosting warm evening summer parties in my backyard. i always seem to be in need of additional seating for guests, so i’ve partnered with Article to add a bit more stylish seating to the patio. i was really... 
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that little black accent.

as you’ll see in a few more posts this week (guest room makeover reveal, coming right up!) i’m still seduced by that little black magic. i’ve had jet black walls before and loved them, and as you may know, i painted the exterior of my house jet black (and all the interior doors black, too). so i guess my crush on black never really fades. it just has such... 
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good reads: food52.

i’m a big fan of food52 — for recipes, and for stocking my kitchen with clever cooking accouterment. until now, i’d not thought to look to food52 for inspiring interior design but low and behold — look at this charming london loft, made over by creative couple, Catherine Verna Bentley and Louis Hagen Hall of the design firm Bentley Hagen Hall. you’ve... 
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black steps it up.

homezoic. growing up in suburban los angeles mod-century modern house, i always dreamed of a two-story house. not so much for the second level, per se, but for the staircase itself. there’s something so romantic about a staircase, yes? how many movies have depicted a love scene location? plenty, i reckon. i have an outside staircase to my home, but it’s rustic... 
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all decked out for the holidays.

well, i’m all decked out for christmas — quite literally! since my house is going under construction for remodeling this week, the only place i could decorate was my outside deck! and to the rescue? i partnered with Martha Stewart Living at The Home Depot for some sweet indoor/outdoor garlands, wreaths and some topiary-like mini christmas trees — completely... 
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