fringe benefits.

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ragamuf chair covers — handmade by Syrian refugee women near the border in Turkey. ragamuf hires syrian women without a livelihood to enable them to live fulfilling, independent lives. why oh why do we love fringe so much? i think it must stem from some happy childhood memory — a whimsical frilly party dress we once wore, or perhaps a pink tutu worn in dance class.... 
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insta / pairings.

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@vickijanefletcher and @citysage. it’s time again for insta / pairings and a fine and dandy opportunity for you to find some excellent new Instagram accounts to follow  — if you haven’t discovered them already. they’re shutterbugs from all over the world, sharing images from L.A.’s venice canals to pastel row houses in australia and new zealand.... 
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at home with: sophie carpenter.

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I first met Sophie at a creatives meet-up in DTLA almost two years ago and have loved following her clean aesthetic and excellent taste on instagram ever since. After drooling over the images she’s shared of her bungalow in east los angeles i reached out in hopes of photographing her home (and picking up a decorating tip or two). a production accountant for television,... 
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unexpected guests: briana kranz corcoran.

unexpected guests: briana kranz / sfgirlbybay

I had the pleasure of meeting today’s guest at a fun event in san francisco. As a bunch of ladies were learning to mix cocktails in the midst of a floral studio, this lovely lady was off in the corner painting beautiful portraits of each guest that evening. I was so impressed with my painting (and that she made me so much more glam than I really am!) that I knew I’d continue... 
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insta / pairings.

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@denisebovee and @tim_urpman. thanks to your very positive response to last week’s new instagram series insta / pairings we’re back, with post numero two! it’s a lot of fun to find images i love and that compliment each other and then pair them up. i hope you find some interesting new instagrammers to follow, and see things just a little differently. there’s... 
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