baby’s got back.


emily henderson. have you noticed this ever-growing trend for tiled backsplashes in colorful patterns? i’ve been seeing tons of these kitchens popping up everywhere, and i have to say they’re really pretty, with a Moroccan, Spanish or Mediterranean kind of vibe. cement and encaustic tiles seem to be popular options and you can find them in places like granada tile,... 
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unexpected guests: lisa solomon.

unexpected guests: lisa solomon / sfgirlbybay

I’m so happy to introduce our next unexpected guest and she is the immensely talented, Oakland-based artist and author, Lisa Solomon. Originally from L.A., Lisa has called the Bay Area home for over twenty years — sixteen of those in this charming Craftsman-style abode I’m sharing with you today. Here she lives with her husband and daughter, as well as Mildred... 
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Friday Finds


Top to bottom, left to right: Scandinavian interior stylist Minna Jones’ home away from home Multidisciplinary artist and designer Alyson Fox’s small town Texan retreat An exposed staircase that strikingly bridges efficient living spaces Marble countertops paired with plywood cabinets in this kitchen refresh Waffle weave bed linens — a subtle... 
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dream house: my new kitchen / before.


so, she’s not ready yet, but i’m sharing a sneak peek at my kitchen. she’s a lovely kitchen but i’m planning on a few updates, so you can consider this a ‘before’ post. i quite like the dark gray paint, but i’d like to lighten the space up a bit, especially since i will eventually be building a pergola just outside the door, to create... 
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spring fever.


adriaan louw. spring is in the air and it’s making me feel light-headed. not in the dizzying kind of way, but in the way i want my home to look. i want that crisp, fresh green you can get from bringing plants and flowers indoors, or maybe even a few key pieces you’ve given a new coat of green paint to. from colorful cabinets, to hairpin legs, or some green accessories... 
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