DIY Beaded Shell Necklaces

Hello, my name is Erica and I’m a bead hoarder. How can I ever resist all that color and texture? Throughout the years, I’ve collected an endless stands of beads from all over the world…

method x Creative Growth Encore Collection

I’ll never forget the first time I experienced Oakland’s Creative Growth, the oldest and largest non-profit arts center in the world for adults with developmental, mental and physical disabilities. I was there to tour the…

B Sides Jeans

Longtime friends and fashion industry veterans Claire Lampert and Stacy Daily’s obsession with denim started long before the start of their curated vintage studio Where I was From. Their experience re-working denim also long preceeded…

Tammy Kanat

After 12 years as a jewelry designer, Tammy Kanat knew she was ready for a change. But it wasn’t until she was faced with the conundrum of finding the perfect woven piece to add to…

Kara Thoms

Linen blouses with sweetly covered buttons, cotton Swiss Dot blouses with romantic, Victorian-inspired necklines, and a linen, ankle sweeping sundress with ruffled shoulders . . . the latest capsule collection from Kara Thoms is what…

A San Francisco Staycation

Burn out is real. Between juggling summer travel, the kids’ camp schedule and my personal work load, I, the self-proclaimed queen of multi-tasking, have been feeling stretched too thin. This is why I’m so grateful…

DIY Washi Tape Gallery Wall

If you’re a longtime reader of the blog, you’ll know that I love art. Along with that passion comes an addiction to creating gallery walls – they’re ideal for that person (ahem, me!) that simply…

Visiting Finland

I must admit, Finland was never at the top of my travel bucket list. Iceland, Sweden, and Denmark – yes. But Finland? I had never really considered it – mostly because I just didn’t know…

Arielle Vey

I'm currently in Colorado, where I've been spending the last week with...