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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creative coupling.

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the eclectic decor in this apartment in paris, recently featured on socialite family, is the beautiful result of the creative coupling of Pierre Le Ny and Émilie Urbansky. the couple explains their approach to decorating their home as a perfect partnership: he shows her things, and she makes him discover others. Pierre is a both a gallerist and artists’ manager at... 
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studio tour / geronimo balloons.

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this is one of those posts i get really extra excited to share. not just because her space is charming, inviting, and ultra inspiring but because the person behind it is one of my friends and personal heroes — jihan zencirli, founder and chief balloon trooper — the mad visual genius behind geronimo balloons. you may have seen our house tour with jihan, and you’ve... 
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unexpected guests: emily katz.

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today we’re dropping in on multi-talented, multi-media artist emily katz who lives in inner Northeast Portland, Oregon. emily shares her eclectic, cozy, plant-filled home with her partner in life and design, Adam, along with their dog Donut, and cat Cowbear. Emily is currently traveling the world teaching macrame workshops, learning about energy healing, art directing... 
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studio tour / lark and arrow.

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i first met grace of lark + arrow at a meet and mingle that she co-hosted with the creative gals at makers mess. a recent transplant from portland, oregon, grace jumped right into the creative community here in los angeles, sharing her love for all things handmade. while in oregon and in search of fellow creatives, she founded CYL (craft your life), an online resource for... 
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