inside elsie green.

elsie green / sfgirlbybay

If you adore French antiques and decor, a visit to Elsie Green is a must. Located in Concord just a 40 minute drive from San Francisco, this small, sustainable, family-run business offers an astounding collection of vintage finds from France and Morocco, as well as interior design, staging and consultation services. The team has numerous trips to Europe throughout... 
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surf’s up.

if you know me, you know i love anything surf-related. having grown up in the san fernando valley and trekking my way to malibu, zuma and santa monica as often as i possibly could, it would be hard to imagine surfing not making some kind of impression on me. i love the vibe, the sport and the whole culture of surfing. which is why i love this new book, surf site tin type by... 
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friday finds.

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i’m a real sucker for vintage paintings, especially portraits — the odder the better, really because they just seem to tell more of a story. i also like the bit of kitsch they bring to a space — a sense of humor and a sense that these spaces are meant to be having a little good clean fun at the artists’ expense. happy friday, everyone! xo, victoria this... 
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friday finds.

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Kristian Septimius Krogh photography for bo bedre. annie is off for a couple of weeks, so i’m stepping in today with this edition of friday finds. this week i’m admiring the beauty of simple artwork. a single portrait or a curated collection that is pulled together quite sparsely and simply and yet looks ever so lovely. happy friday everyone, see you next week.... 
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the shutterbugs: kate holstein.

hillside homes by the sea / sfgirlbybay

i came across the work of photographer kate holstein after seeing her work in cereal magazine and instantly became quite smitten. kate’s photography has a very ethereal quality of light and feels so calmly inspiring. Kate’s bio reads like a dream: Born in Boulder, Colorado, now based in Aspen. Raised by a father who never left the house without a camera and... 
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