friday finds.

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well, i’ve got some crazy news today. the fact is, i’m retiring. yep, that’s the big, dramatic news today. i’m gone. outta here. good luck to one and all. APRIL FOOLS. not you, me — i’m the big silly fool around here. so this week’s friday finds are only about the fun. fooling around. jolly good times. nonsense and frivolity. and,... 
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next stop: nola.

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almost makes perfect. taking a quick spring break escape to new orleans next week and would love any recommendations. it’s been ten years since my last visit and the purpose of my trip then was to assist with the relief efforts. this time it’ll be on a more happy note and i’ll have time to explore and discover some of the gems in the city: the french quarter, garden... 
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dtla studio life.

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as you may have seen on instagram, i’m sharing a sweet loft studio space in the downtown L.A. arts district with a few other creatives you may know — bri emery and the fab team from designlovefest, laura miller from raw vegan not gross, and jesse chamberlin, photographer extraordinaire. it’s a big space, and very much a work in progress, but we’re... 
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l.a. thus far.

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despite the little heat wave los angeles is enjoying, my trip to southern california thus far has been nothing but fun! i enjoyed a pretty leisurely road trip down highway 101, stopping in san luis obispo for the night, and spent an afternoon by the sea at avila beach. the perfect road trip resting spot. before leaving i stopped into the adorable scout coffee (below) to fuel... 
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designlovefest.

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we recently moved into a new house and the concept of “home” has never been more on my mind. one thing i have noticed lately is how incredible walking in the front door is after a work trip, or finally getting back into your own bed after being away. here are some little moments from around my home… home is the treasures we collect along the way and the stories... 
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