Diego Cabezas

Spanish sculptor Diego Cabezas is a master at bringing line drawings to life. I’m just blown away by his striking, hand-forged iron sculptures and how, despite their elegant minimalism, they manage to exude so much…

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DIY Advent Calendar

The countdown to Christmas has officially begun and I’m sharing a last minute advent calendar DIY inspired by this tutorial I spotted on Pinterest a few days ago. I know it’s a little late but I honestly didn’t get around to making this myself until yesterday afternoon . . . getting things done at the 11th hour seems to be my new norm these days.

DIY Crystal Studded Straw Bag

This crystal studded straw bucket bag is perfect way to upcycle the abundant amount of straw bags and baskets that I can’t seem to stop collecting during the summer months. Adding large crystals to the bag instantly adds glamour and transforms it into a winter appropriate accessory. Here, I’m simply using an inexpensive mini straw belly basket but of course, any small straw bag or basket will do . . .

Ashley Seil Smith

2018 was undoubtedly the year of the woman. So what better artist to feature than Ashley Seil Smith, whose work centers around themes of feminism, intersectionality and interculturalism. Not much is necessary to define the strength,…

Gift Guide 2018: For The Free Spirit

Boho dresses, handwoven baskets, a meditation candle, sentimental jewelry, wellness oils and a CBD infused lip balm . . . these are just a few of my favorite things for that stylish, free spirited friend…

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DIY Dried Citrus Garlands

Last week, I was overcome with a sudden desire to dry oranges. I didn’t have an exact plan of action but nevertheless, I went to the grocery store and bought 3 bags of 5lb navel oranges. 15lbs of oranges, folks. I started baking them at 200 degrees, thinking I could shorten the lengthy baking time suggested online. They burned. And although I was actually quite digging the burned “ombré” effect, I wanted that bright, saturated orange hue.

Gift Guide 2018: For The Tots

Shopping for kids is the most fun. This year, I always try to be mindful about the number of toys and types of toys we buy for our children. Quality over quantity. Although this year,…

DIY Advent Calendar

Happy December 1st! The countdown to Christmas has officially begun and I’m sharing a last minute advent calendar DIY inspired by this tutorial I spotted on Pinterest a few days ago. I know it’s a…

I Went To The Girlboss Rally . . .

A few weeks ago, I was in New York to attend my first Girlboss Rally, an empowering 2-day conference for women who aspire to take their careers, side hustles, and small businesses to the next level.…

DIY Cross Stitch Embroidery

Monogramming, linen and embroidery . . . these are just a few of my favorite things. When Tricia Rose, founder of Marin based European linen company Rough Linen, recently showed me her impressive collection of…