around L.A. / alchemy works.


* editor’s note: please welcome new contributor, los angeles-based photographer lily glass who’s joining the sfgirlbybay team this week and will be sharing lots of L.A. goodness! today we visit Alchemy Works, a unique retail experience nestled on the bustling East 3rd street in Arts District of Los Angeles. Founded by Lindsay Parton, this well-¬≠curated space sits... 
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new from ferm living.


there’s a lovely new collection out from ferm living for Autumn/Winter 2014. This is a collection of reflections from life and the lovely things that surround us. ferm living has a true passion for well-crafted design and everyday aesthetics — “Small moments are said to make life big. Moments like enjoying a dinner with family and friends, having a good cup... 
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greenhouse design studio giveaway.


meet the Carpe Diem Mug from greenhouse design studio. there’s Hello Gorgeous, Good Morning Beautiful, I love you, I love you too, Hello Handsome and Good Morning Sunshine, and each one is handmade and signed by artist Alex Marshall in her Corning, California studio. greenhouse design studio carries a wonderful collection of sustainable homewares and is a generous sponsor... 
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“it list” camilla engman.


this “it list” comes from one of my artistic idols, gothenburg, sweden-based camilla engman. i think i’ve been following camilla’s work, and her travels with her trusty pup morran, since i started blogging in 2006, so i am most happy to get a glimpse into her personal wish list. and, it’s a really good list, so i am right there with her. bali?... 
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sparrow & co. reader discount.


there’s a brand new housewares collection that i have been eagerly anticipating the launch of — Sparrow & Co. i kinda couldn’t wait to share, as i’ve been following them around twitter for a while now, awaiting the opening of his online shop.¬† Sparrow & Co. is a unique homewares collection brought to you from glasgow, scotland by Samuel Sparrow... 
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