lighting that makes the space.

as these images demonstrate, lighting can really make or break a room. the right light can add drama or make a bold statement. i noticed when i was europe their use of an eclectic mix of lighting and how it really impacted my mood. one room i stayed in had probably five different lighting fixtures and not one matched, and yet it all worked fabulously together. i went hunting... 
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revitaliste + chairish: a perfect partnership.

this is one very brilliant meeting of creative minds: chairish + revitaliste. you already know what a big fan i am of chairish — the site where you can shop online for virtually anything vintage your heart desires. well, with amazing and very personal customer service and attention to detail, revitaliste can take your previously loved finds from chairish and give... 
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get the look: vintage modern surf shack.

if you didn’t catch the previous post this morning, hop back and then return to this get the look post. because this morning i shared the beautiful new book surf shack, which includes some most inspiring beach homes and i thought it might be fun to ‘get the look’ via a vintage modern vibe hunt on chairish. you want to hunt for keywords like ‘bamboo,... 
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get the look: sourcing vintage-inspired artwork.

this weekend i hit the Pasadena City College Flea market with my friend Jihan of geronimo balloons and we found some most excellent treasures! she did better than i did — that girl has the eye, and scored not only some amazing chairs, but the print you see just above on the floor of her beautiful studio gallery (we’ve shared her studio and her home here before!).... 
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a slice of california orange.

atelier doré. i’ve been writing an awful lot about the rise of blue lately — a trend that seems to be sticking around. well, you know what pairs well with blue? that would be orange. not a lot mind you — just that pop to really add a cheery slice of california citrus to your room. i went on the hunt for some vintage-inspired orange accent pieces on chairish... 
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