As the New Year approaches, you might be thinking about cleaning and clearing your space for the cozy winter months ahead. January is always a good month for editing, in your home and otherwise. For a simple update to any room, I love Brooklyn sculptor Michele Quan’s hand-thrown stoneware bells. Not only are they beautiful […]
Los Angeles-based interior designer Amber Lewis has such a great eye. She got her start by working as an assistant at a design firm and blogging about her experiences renovating and decorating her first home. Her blog developed a cult following and helped launch her career. Now she has a full-scale interior design business, a […]
You might remember James Kicinski-McCoy from our tour of her beautiful Nashville home earlier this summer. A mother, store owner, and editorial mind, James is incredibly talented and accomplished. As a creative person, she also happens to have great taste. Her style is easy and feminine, with a strong appreciation for natural textures and classic […]
A great gift, to me, is something that is made with integrity, feels thoughtfully selected, and is a little bit luxurious too. It can be something small, like a handmade candle, or something quite special, like an Italian cashmere turtleneck, and should be wrapped carefully, even if the wrapping is as simple as a craft […]
My friends Paige Appel and Kelly Harris helped me put together the décor for our recent pre-Thanksgiving gathering and cooking class, which felt like the perfect excuse to talk to them about hosting holiday parties. Between their events company, Bash Please, and their just-opened, treasure-filled store in Los Angeles, called Midland, I knew they’d have […]
The holiday season is a great time to entertain family and friends and also enjoy the hospitality of others. In addition to offering to bring a dish or some wine, I always like to say thank you with a thoughtful gift—especially when the event is something that requires a lot of preparation. A hostess gift […]
Nothing makes Valentine’s Day extra special like a piece of gorgeous jewelry. Because I am a lover of jewels, especially when they are well designed and interesting, I have made a point to make sure I absolutely adore every piece of jewelry sold in my store.