unexpected guests: jamie and michael.

unexpected guests: jamie + michael / sfgirlbybay

The moment I stepped into this house, I knew I had to feature it. This dear couple are friends of mine in the Bay Area and I’m delighted to take you inside their dreamy little cottage today. Meet Jamie and Michael. Jamie is a writer in the world of experience design, as well as a ghostwriter of books. Her husband Michael is a CPA by day and a talented musician throughout.... 
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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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wear this there: y14.

this week’s wear this there is a minimal lovers dream, set in a suburb of australia’s style hot bed — melbourne. inspired by the tokyo style isakaya restaurants where one might find their favorite japanese specialties — y14 is a visual, and edible treat. come for the seafood, stay for the vibe. sip on some saki while you admire the craftsman’s take on... 
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the shutterbugs: anouk de kleermaeker.

i love discovering new photographers and recently came across the online portfolio of photographer anouk de kleermaeker of studio 309 who specializes in portrait, interior and lifestyle photography. i fell in love with the vintage-inspired styling and these kind of quirky, fun interiors. when not photographing interiors, anouk works with a team of talented stylists from a... 
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getting kitschy with it.

well, how’s this for cheerful? i thought i’d go to a happy place today and share some rooms where the kitsch level is pretty up there — fun and spunky, no fear of color here. when i was younger i had a pretty intense love of all things kitschy and as i get older it’s mellowed, but i still love a bit of it here and there. a great print like my barkcloth... 
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