unexpected guests: alix bluh.

unexpected guests: alix bluh / sfgirlbybay

Today’s guest is jewelry maker Alix Bluh and she is the proprietress behind this hidden little gem in San Francisco’s Inner Richmond District. A standalone shop on one of the quietest streets in the city, Modern Relics is her studio and showroom filled with her handmade reliquary pieces and what she calls her “cabinet of curiosities”. It was a happy accident... 
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bonnie and neil.

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meet creative couple Bonnie Ashley and Neil Downie, who together bring their collective backgrounds in floristry, art, textiles, furniture and set design to their melbourne studio Bonnie and Neil. One of Australia’s most popular independent textile design studios, and as is very typically australian, their shop is a kaleidoscope of color and pattern. the couple is known... 
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spotted sf: st. frank.

spotted sf: st. frank / sfgirlbybay

Along design-filled Sacramento Street in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights, you’ll find the delightful home of St. Frank textiles. The studio offers a beautiful selection of handmade decorative items using artisan textiles from around the world, including framed art, pillows, throws and accessories—each embodying the authentic cultural heritage of the communities... 
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friday finds.

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unsightly sink plumbing getting you down? never fear — the skirted kitchen curtain is here! these aren’t your granny’s kitchen sink curtains — they’re upscale and sophisticated, so if you’re stuck with a small kitchen and plumbing woes you’d just rather not see, perhaps a good weekend project would be to get out the sewing machine... 
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the sisters of søstrene grene.

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a new spring collection from søstrene grene is available and it’s lovely — and their lookbook is just as inspiring as the collection and the women who created it. In 1973, the charming tale of søstrene grene began in Aarhus, Denmark — the story of two elderly sisters, Anna and Clara Grene, who diligently work to create little, bright differences in the... 
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