Around L.A. / The Surface Library Prop Collection.

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In an unassuming warehouse in Hollywood’s theater district sits The Surface Library, a carefully curated selection of props available to rent for food, product and lifestyle shoots. It’s everything I aspire for my own prop collection : a wide variety of all shapes, sizes, colors and meticulously organized. You can get a preview of their prop collection online... 
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spotted sf: freda salvador.

spotted sf: freda salvador / sfgirlbybay

Leslie from Spotted SF here and today we’re heading into one of my favorite neighborhood shops, Freda Salvador. Who is Freda Salvador? It is an artisan line of super-stylin’, super-edgy and ever walkable footwear designed by Christina Palomo-Nelson and Megan Papay. The Bay Area-based duo operate from their studio in nearby Sausalito and all shoes are handcrafted in a family... 
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i’ll take the A-frame.

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frank brinsley. wouldn’t we all love a cabin in the woods where we could go to get away from all? something small and cozy that was all our own? i’d choose an A-frame. they seem somewhat affordable, and they’re just kind of fun to look at. i have a pinboard dedicated to the a-frame, and my friend natalie has an awesome pinboard inspired by her A-frame lust.... 
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found home.

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from the lovely folks at found vintage rentals, my go-to prop rental shop here in L.A., comes found home, an online shop for vintage finds, wonderfully well-curated by founder jeni maus.  just like their sister company, found home offers a meticulously crafted home collection — and that translates to carefully layered vintage finds, handmade objects + custom goods.... 
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loloi rugs on location in india.

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if you’re only looking at a rug, it’s easy to forget how much craftsmanship is involved. loloi rugs realized that, and invited me to share just how much care and detailed work goes into creating their beautiful, hand-crafted rugs. the modern day methods to craft their rugs are anything but modern. every step of their process is done by hand, where proud craftsman... 
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