guess who’s coming to dinner?


you’re all invited! here’s a look at the dining room of my new cottage dwelling at present state — again still kind of a work in progress so all comments are welcome. this room was a total man cave. woven wood blinds on the windows covering up all that nice light and brown-beige paint and wall-to-wall really gross carpet. we painted it with sherwin williams... 
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fab friday.


i like this image from everyday living i found on son & dotter’s tumblr, and it got me thinking about the color combination of pale pinks and gray blues. for some reason it reminds me of the ’80’s. so i went looking for some more this fab friday. i like ’em! images, clockwise l to r: son & dotter cable knit throws; when worlds collide movie... 
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atomic table.


of all places, i found these cool paper placemats at the car wash. yep, the car wash by my house on divisidero street just so happens to have a most adorable gift shop. i picked up these very retro-looking studio oh! paper placements printed on fsc paper and designed by jenn ski and thought it might be fun to try my hand at styling up a little breakfast table. i’m calling... 
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garden under glass.


i love the look of exotic looking plants living under glass, with green bits of moss peeking out from their containers. i’ve had an old cloche bell jar i picked up at paxton gate, a wonderful local purveyor of all things unusual in the mission district, but i thought he looked a little lonely. so yesterday when at west elm, i saw they they’re now carrying a a large... 
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west elm + etsy + sfgirlbybay. an event.


i’m very excited and honored that west elm invited me to curate some of my favorite local bay area etsy handmade artists for an event this coming saturday, february 25th, from 1 – 6pm. if you find yourself in the neighborhood, please pop into the West elm emeryville store, have some drinks + snacks, listen to some great music being dj’d and look around the... 
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