good reads: simply styling.

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the first book by designer and stylist Kirsten Grove of the beautiful blog, simply grove is out, and it’s a must-have for libraries of all decor aficionados. Kirsten guides you every step of the way, going room by room and item by item, giving you the tools and tricks you need to create a space that captures your own unique personality and taste. i’ve known kristen... 
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unexpected guests: isobel schofield.

unexpected guest: isobel schofield / sfgirlbybay

I’m thrilled to introduce today’s unexpected guest and she is Isobel Schofield, the lovely founder and clog designer of Bryr Studio, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood. Since discovering her work over a year ago, her custom shoes have become an essential part of my weekly wardrobe. Every season she introduces new designs and colors... 
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book club brunch.

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when you’re asked to give a book club brunch for author Terry McMillan you definitely say “yes! yes, please!”. i’ve long been a fan and Terry’s part of Ghirardelli’s Savor the Dark Book Club, launching her new book I Almost Forgot About You — which is a really fun summer read. with the book club subscription, you get the book and three... 
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the sisters of søstrene grene.

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a new spring collection from søstrene grene is available and it’s lovely — and their lookbook is just as inspiring as the collection and the women who created it. In 1973, the charming tale of søstrene grene began in Aarhus, Denmark — the story of two elderly sisters, Anna and Clara Grene, who diligently work to create little, bright differences in the... 
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friday finds.

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well, i’ve got some crazy news today. the fact is, i’m retiring. yep, that’s the big, dramatic news today. i’m gone. outta here. good luck to one and all. APRIL FOOLS. not you, me — i’m the big silly fool around here. so this week’s friday finds are only about the fun. fooling around. jolly good times. nonsense and frivolity. and,... 
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