leaving my safe space.

some days, not just mondays you want to bury your head under the covers and just glide under the guise of sleep a while longer — stay in our safe space. i felt like that all weekend. i don’t want to bury my head under the comfort of covers and ignore what’s happening in our country, but at the same time i find myself with a loss for the right words. i don’t... 
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lighting that makes the space.

as these images demonstrate, lighting can really make or break a room. the right light can add drama or make a bold statement. i noticed when i was europe their use of an eclectic mix of lighting and how it really impacted my mood. one room i stayed in had probably five different lighting fixtures and not one matched, and yet it all worked fabulously together. i went hunting... 
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wear this there: ostrich farm.

we’re hesitant to give up one of our favorite neighborhood spots in fear of larger brunch waits, but we don’t want you to miss out on the sweet experience that is ostrich farm. one of echo park’s biggest perks, this teeny restaurant is a must-hit while you’re on the east side of L.A. with its abundant breakfast bowls or delicious candle lit dinners,... 
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a little bit baroque.

as i’ve mentioned, i’m in the midst of remodeling my bathroom and i’m going for a look i’m not exactly sure how to describe. i was inspired by a medley of styles and it turns out it’s just a little bit baroque. it’s also a lot of other things, though too — bohemian modern, moroccan-inspired, and just a little funky. it’s an eclectic... 
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