sprucing up spring decor with vintage rugs.


Spring is the perfect time to spruce things up with fresh furnishings (especially if you’re one of the lucky people who got an unexpectedly hefty tax refund). It’s so fun to make small changes that can have a big impact. and right now, SFRugs have some seriously gorgeous vintage rugs on their site, perfect for doing just that! i love simple and spare design paired with... 
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the 415.


i get a lot of requests from y’all for travel tips to san francisco, and i’m always happy to oblige. i’m so proud of this city and love living here, and most especially sharing it with y’all. in fact, if you weren’t aware, i have a category on the blog devoted to san francisco happenings, and several of my favorites listed in the resources section... 
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good reads: collected magazine.


how is it i didn’t know about this online magazine until refinery29’s post on the most inspiring home sites to bookmark now? i was super psyched to be included in their feature, and love the company i am keeping, including collected magazine. billed as “one of the few online interior design glossies that has a unisex style which caters to both girls and guys”,... 
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oh happy hipsters!


smug, london. i recently discovered this fab new site (via @renatom on twitter – thank you, rena!) — and it’s all about shopping. but, around the globe! hipshops covers the coolest shops from amsterdam to london, to budapest and brussels — and of course some new york and paris thrown in for good measure. so, say you’re planning your first trip... 
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guest post: creative inc. blog tour.


i’m really excited and honored to be part of the creative inc. blog tour! creative inc. is the new joint venture from meg mateo ilasco and and Joy Deangdeelert Cho, as a follow-up to meg’s hit book Craft inc. i got talking to them about my efforts to branch out from the blog into other passions of mine, like photography, and so today, joy and meg are offering up... 
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