friday finds.

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it’s the end of a long week, and therefore my friends, it’s time for my friday finds. i could mention all the political issues of the day, but i’m just not in the mood. instead, i bring you a little more of that pantone color of the year: green — in a variety of manner, from fashion to decor, good old green goes a long way to lighten the day. have... 
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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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at home with: designer tracy wilkinson.

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tucked away in the hills of east los angeles lives british artist and designer tracy wilkinson. born in Yorkshire, england tracy is a multi-media artist and the founder of tw workshop, a collection of handmade ceramics, one of a kind furniture, home accessories, and perfectly styled soft cotton t-shirts. She lives and works in the Mount Washington neighborhood, northeast... 
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Knotwork LA / Studio Tour.

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I first met ceramicist Linda Hsiao of Knotwork LA when I wandered into a shop that she and a few friends were co-running in Highland Park. We got to chatting and once she realized I was new to L.A. she was quick to give me names of people I should meet, places to visit and things to eat. Linda is a connector. She’s got that special gift of getting to know you and pairing... 
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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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