around L.A. / bonjour fête.

Hellllllllo, Party People! Allow me to introduce you to your new favorite shop, Bonjour Fête. This celebration station provides everything you need for your next soirée – balloons, banners, cutlery, activities, candles, confetti, plates, pinatas, decor, gifts, the list goes on and on and so will your ideas the second you walk in the door. Rachel started Bonjour Fête... 
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getting creative with the minted 50.

i’ve been very kindly invited to participate a creative project called the Minted 50, and today i’m sharing my project and a little bit of my creative process with you. it was so much fun to actually get my hands dirty, so to speak and actually make something close to ‘art’ — i created this collage (above) using photographs i took and ephemera i... 
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work work work.

in the words of rhianna, work work work work — it never ends, right? well if you work from home, it might as well look less business-like and much more zen. i try and keep my home office pretty spare — one, because i use the space for photo shoots and need the space kept clear; and two, because it keeps my head clear for creativity, too. these work at home looks... 
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paper moon.

the design files. every night’s a full moon when you perfect the trend of decorating with paper lanterns. i say less is not necessarily more in this situation, so an affordable option like the adessa orb or ikea’s REGOLIT paper pendant lamps will let you go lantern wild if you wish. these delicate orbs do the job while setting the mood and adding a soft glow... 
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Our HeiDay / Studio Tour.

i met patricia, talent and owner of stationary brand our heiday, at a creative meet-up and was immediately drawn to her warm and genuine personality. her colorful and airy designs adorn cards, phone cases, wrapping paper, notebooks and prints and are sure to lift your spirits. and as patricia’s business and family grew this year, her sister donna hopped on as partner... 
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