spring into serena & lily l.a.

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hey, hey L.A. — event alert! if you’re in the area you need to pop into serena & lily’s los angeles area design shop on melrose this coming Tuesday, February 28th to preview their new Spring collection. serena & lily is partnering with local florist Iris & Daughter to gift all customers who visit that day with a gratis spring floral bouquet wrapped... 
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sneak peek of sunset.

sunset magazine shoot / via sfgirlbybay

A couple of months ago I attended a styled event at Sunset Magazine’s gorgeous Test Gardens located at Cornerstone Sonoma in Northern California’s wine region. It was an opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes of a photoshoot for a Fall 2017 issue. I was beyond amazed by the beautiful settings, the great number of staff and talent to pull off this shoot and by the sheer... 
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around l.a. / twig & twine.

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On the outskirts of Silver Lake just a stone’s throw from the ever popular Sqirl on Virgil Avenue, Twig & Twine is the perfect stop for a spontaneous fresh bouquet or thoughtful gift. Heather has been creating beautiful floral arrangements for nine years and expanded into her retail shop two years ago. With the door propped open and the smell of fresh flowers wafting... 
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flora, foraged.

louesa

there’s a uniquely lovely little floral shop in san francisco’s hayes valley you need to know about. it’s tucked behind the beautiful h.d.buttercup shop, in bed, and it’s quaint, but in no way overly fussy. louesa is run by a a lovely woman of the same name and it’s not your traditional florist. it’s much more unexpected — natural... 
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studio choo.

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studio choo is the beautiful online floral boutique of two best friends, Alethea Harampolis and Jill Pilotte (of the small stump, a longtime favorite of mine), who share a love for flowers that are just a little bit wild, things that are made by hand, and containers that are old and sweet. and now the studio choo team have opened a brick & morter shop in here in san francisco,... 
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