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 2018 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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vintage kitchen accouterment.

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one of my favorite things to collect is vintage kitchen accouterment. wooden bowls, bread & cheese boards, white ironstone, crockware, pitchers and pottery — it all looks really great together when displayed on kitchen countertops and open shelving. i always keep my eye out for vintage treasures, but when i can’t get to the flea market i go hunting on chairish... 
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steppin’ up your valentine setting.

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time to set a romantic table for two! i love it best when dishes are mismatched and these fit the bill for a perfect valentine-inspired dinner setting. try pairing vintage finds from thrift shops, or even renting casa de perrin’s pale pink & gold florentine chargers, goa brushed gold & white flatware and serve cocktails in their chloe gold-rimmed lowball tumblers... 
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elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

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if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
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meet snowe: a $500 giveaway.

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have you come across snowe yet? snowe is a lovely new home brand that makes life (and the highest quality home essentials) so much easier on us. they carry the collections we need to make our homes feel complete, but not cluttered — beautiful basics that blend well with everything you own — everything from the highest quality bath and bedding to Limoges white porcelain... 
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