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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around l.a. / midland.

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In the heart of hopping Culver City sits one of L.A.’s loveliest curated shops : MIDLAND. It’s a refreshing mix of goods, many local artisans represented, each wonderfully complementary to the next. And it makes sense that the space and its contents are so great – after all, shop owners and long time friends Kelly Harris + Paige Appel have spent the last... 
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friday finds.

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trick or treat, kids? for me, it’s still a bloody trick because this stupid bronchitis has been lingering for weeks now, so the treat would be a weekend of deep sleep. how about you? any treats in store? are you dressing up, or costuming up any kiddos? i love dressing up but my friends don’t seem to share my enthusiasm for that kind of make-believe, so i think... 
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friday finds.

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this week’s friday finds are brought to you by my codeine-laced cough syrup. i’m sorry — i’m a little silly, but i’ve got a bad bout of bronchitis and have been blogging from bed for over a week now, and i finally got into the doctor and got a prescription to rid myself of coughing my brains out. anyway, i’m loopy and sleepy and today you... 
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that’s a wrap.

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nadine ijewere photography. we’re having a retro moment for a trend that’s lingered on our pinterest feed even after summer’s end — the headscarf. how cool does one look when they’ve perfectly mastered the wrapping of a pucci print scarf, more than appropriate on days when we may not have the energy to wash our hair. we tend to fantasize stumbling... 
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