friday finds.

just as the sun will always rise and set, it’s friday again, and not a minute too soon. as i mentioned on monday, it’s been quite a week and i’m ready to step away from the computer and spend some time outdoors. for all the talk of racism this week, i feel so fortunate for my diverse neighborhood. i go to echo park lake and walk around with lucy and it’s... 
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Meet Amy Hamley Ceramics: a $500 giveaway!

you’re in for something really special today, because we’re sharing a lovely new line created by ceramicist and product designer Amy Hamley, who’s generously offered to give one lucky reader a $500 gift card towards anything of their choosing from her newly launched web shop. hurrah! Amy previously worked under the name redraven studios but was inspired... 
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new prints from block shop!

as a huge fan of all things block shop, i have been awaiting the arrival of their new woodblock print collection with excited anticipation! i saw a hint of them a while back styled in their instagram feed and got a little giddy at the thought that they would make these very special prints for all of us! sisters lily and hope stockman and their team of family-run printers and... 
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wear this there: cafe birdie.

did we find a hidden gem in the vast urban sprawl of los angeles? you tell us. cafe birdie isn’t new, new but it does seem to have not gotten the hype it deserves. within the framing of a 20s’ architectural dream are the interiors of a Parisienne cafe designed by etc.etera — it’s pretty much all you could wish for and it’s in quiet highland park.... 
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around L.A. / lemlem.

to blossom and flourish. this is the motivation behind and meaning of the Amharic word lemlem. after a visit to her native ethiopia, supermodel Liya Kebede was captivated by the skill and tradition of the handwoven creations she encountered and founded lemlem shortly after. all of the pieces are handwoven in africa from natural cotton and couldn’t be more comfortable.... 
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