the mexico collection.


i’m such a big fan of the citizenry. not only are their furniture and homeware collections beautiful, but they have partnered with makers all over the world — from uganda, and peru, to argentina, and now this collection from mexico, to bring you the best designs, using only local materials by establishing sustainable relationships with their master artisans. the... 
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local + lejos: a $500 giveaway.


meet local + lejos — design with intention. local + lejos is a home decor company based in Los Angeles but with homewares from far and wide. they design contemporary and unique handmade home products using traditional techniques with artisans around the world — from Tanzania and Mexico to Guatemala and India. to introduce you to their beautiful, and very inspiring... 
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birch & goldberry: a giveaway.


have you heard of Birch & Goldberry? based out of Houston, Texas they specialize in handcrafted soaps, soy wax candles and hand-painted paper goods — all of them stunning. there’s something about pretty soap that just makes me feel a little more special — each time i wash my hands i can’t wait to smell them! is that weird? maybe, but i do love it... 
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unexpected guests: brooke winfrey.

meet btw ceramics / sfgirlbybay

i was first drawn to btw ceramics on instagram, and last month while visiting amira marion’s studio in brooklyn, i noticed a bunch of brooke winfrey’s colorful pieces adorning her space. turns out the two are friends and I was lucky to visit both artists’ studios that day. originally from tulsa, oklahoma (and an okie at heart), brooke then moved to nyc—apartment and... 
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greenhouse love.

mini indoor greenhouse design / sfgirlbybay

Femke Pastijn styling + photography by Jeroen van der Spek. i recently shared my patio makeover with you, but what i’ve only shared a few glimpses of here and there on instagram is the rest of my yard — which consists of a very large and daunting hillside i need to landscape. i’m getting to that, but then at the very top of the hill is this plateau, where... 
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