new wallpaper collection from sarah sherman samuel.

if we’ve seen her work, most of us have been long smitten with designer sarah sherman samuel, of the well-loved blog stories. i’ve personally followed her forever, and have had the fortunate experience of getting to know her as a friend over the years. not only is she talented and beautiful, she’s also one of the kindest humans you’d ever want to meet.... 
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friday finds.

happy weekend, everyone! it’s here at last and i for one am grateful — it’s been a really frantic week and i’m ready for some downtime. i’ve been doing a lot of summer reading so i’m looking forward to diving into the latest book i’m reading — the nix by Nathan Hill. if anyone would like to give me their book reco’s i’m... 
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wear this there: loosie’s cafe.

loosie’s cafe is stand alone proof that our favorite botanical trend isn’t going anywhere. it’s over-abundance of greenery isn’t the only reason this williamsburg spot is on our hot list. it’s the trifecta of a foodie’s dream with an all day cafe, restaurant, and bar (happy hour runs almost all day — is this heaven on earth?). being that... 
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at home in barcelona.

i guess i’m in the mood for lots of green today, because i also want to share this modern twist on the idea of a green home with you. featured in architectural digest espana it’s a breath of fresh air in the middle of the big city — bustling Barcelona, in fact. i love all the white washed brick walls paired with a bit of vintage repurposed patio furniture... 
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around L.A. / folia collective.

You don’t have to be a botanist to shop at the light filled Folia Collective on Lake Avenue in Pasadena. In fact, thumbs of every shade of green are welcome by shop-owner Danae and her husband Bill. Before I had even admitted my well-meaning but plant-killing record to them they shared their desire to equip any customer with the skills and confidence to care for their... 
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