chateau de gudanes

Have you heard of Chateau de Gudanes? It’s an eighteenth century chateau in the South of France that an Australian family has purchased and is restoring, sharing their progress online and via instagram. I had read about the project a few years ago when they first bought it (their story has been featured on Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar) but forgot…
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Interview: Artist Ben Junta

Today I have an interview with Redondo Beach based photographer and artist Ben Junta. I first discovered Ben’s work at the Serena & Lily shop here in LA, where I spotted one of his gorgeous seascapes which led me to the happy discovery of his website and full breadth of work. In addition to creating his dreamy landscapes, Ben works with a…
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MBDS

I have a serious new design crush on Martin Brudnizki. His London based firm, Martin Brudzinski Interior Design, is the force behind pretty much every gorgeous restaurant in the British capital (Le Caprice, Dean Street Townhouse, The Ivy) as well as some of the chicest eateries in Toronto, Miami, New York and Los Angeles. The picture above is from the Cecconi’s in Miami…
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tumbleweed & dandelion

Tumbleweed and Dandelion is one of my absolute favorite stores in Venice, if not in all of Los Angeles. The shop itself is housed in a little converted bungalow on Abbot Kinney and is always filled to the brim with beautifully styled knickknacks, furniture and accessories. Stepping into the shop makes you instantly wish you owned an artfully disheveled beach house,…
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Decorating Around Art

minted watercolor print c/o / dresser / vase / raffia frame / brass elephant I had been looking for some artwork for our bedroom for quite some time, so when Minted reached out to ask if I was interested in checking out their amazing art collection, I jumped at the chance. I was torn between this watercolor print that I ultimately decided on and another…
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General Store

There’s no shortage of amazing boutiques to discover in LA, and General Store has to be one of the most well curated I’ve seen. The airy space is styled to perfection and filled with gorgeous gifts and accessories like hard to find coffee table books, unique apothecary items, and a great selection of clothing and hats. The Venice based shop…
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