around L.A. / bonjour fête.

Hellllllllo, Party People! Allow me to introduce you to your new favorite shop, Bonjour Fête. This celebration station provides everything you need for your next soirée – balloons, banners, cutlery, activities, candles, confetti, plates, pinatas, decor, gifts, the list goes on and on and so will your ideas the second you walk in the door. Rachel started Bonjour Fête... 
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Our HeiDay / Studio Tour.

i met patricia, talent and owner of stationary brand our heiday, at a creative meet-up and was immediately drawn to her warm and genuine personality. her colorful and airy designs adorn cards, phone cases, wrapping paper, notebooks and prints and are sure to lift your spirits. and as patricia’s business and family grew this year, her sister donna hopped on as partner... 
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that’s a wrap.

’tis the season and it’s time to start wrapping up all those lovely gifts we get to give to friends and loved ones. wrapping has always been the assigned task my mum gives me at the holidays and it’s one i really enjoy. putting care into the ribbons and wrapping papers i select is fun for me, and adding a personal tag is important, too. Pier 1 imports invited... 
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around l.a. / shout & about.

Shout & About is the newest addition to Echo Park Avenue, and a welcome one. Owner and shopkeeper Tamara Houghten first entertained the idea of the store when she failed to find an ideal shop for small gifts and goodies for her own friends. Bright, energetic and fun, Shout & About is artfully curated with several local and national products that seem made to be... 
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wrap it up! a reader giveaway.

i love today’s giveaway. ’tis the season to start gift wrapping, and the lovely and talented designer tara hogan of ink + wit is giving away some of her beautiful gift wrap to one very fortunate sfgirlbybay reader. tara designs adorable custom letterpress and offset paper goods, stationary and invitations. to enter to win the ink + wit gift wrap, simply comment... 
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