DIY Embellished Mules

It all started after falling down an Etsy rabbit hole, where I discovered an assortment of beaded Indian appliqués. They were stunning and surprisingly inexpensive. And they reminded me of the intricate and textural details found on Oscar de la Renta‘s multiple iterations of…

It’s A Patch Party

No coat, handbag or shoe is safe from my patch obsession – my most recent tutorial is proof. Many of you have been asking about the Gucci-inspired denim jacket I made last year, as several of the patches…

DIY Gingerbread Gift Tags

There’s three more days until Christmas and we’re headed to Los Angeles to spend the holiday with my family. I can’t wait. It’s been a challenging year – in the best and worst ways. I’m looking…

Swallows & Damson

Gah, I’m dying over these moody floral projects by florist designer Anna Potter. Her creative vision is utterly stunning, changing how we perceive arrangements by the way she uses unexpected elements like mushrooms or displays like…

DIY Pearl Studded Sweater

Brrrr . . . we’ve been having an intense cold spell here in California, which means sweaters have been in heavy rotation so far. So much so, that I’ve been inspired to gift the one thing…

DIY Boxwood Wreath With Paper Flowers

It all started with a boxwood wreath from Trader Joe’s. Honestly. I’ve always loved the hardiness and rich green hue of boxwood and for $10, I couldn’t possibly pass up one of TJ’s favorite holiday…

5 Ways To Wear A Silk Scarf

Yet another glorious summer has come to an end and as usual, the transition into fall has been rough. But the mourning period never seems to last too long, especially when cooler temperatures allow for accessorizing with something…

DIY Denim Embroidery

For months, I’ve been anxious to try my hand at denim embroidery but could never figure out how without freehanding under a sewing machine, unsuccessfully tracing or using my horrible penmanship as an adequate enough pattern. I was stumped.…