Holiday Gift Guide for Glam Girls ($25 and Under!)

Holiday Gift Guide for Glam Girls ($25 and Under!)

On the quest for the perfect gifts for the girls on your list? These all appeal to the luxurious sensibilities of women so you're sure to find something great for your mom, sister, BFF, Secret Santa recipient...you name it! Who knows, you may even find some things to add to your own wish list! And while these things might look fancy, they're all budget-friendly at $25 and under! Happy Shopping! 

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Holiday Gift Guide for Guys ($25 & Under!)

Holiday Gift Guide for Guys ($25 & Under!)

Looking for some cool products, tools, housewares, and clothes perfect for the guys on your list? If you're anything like me, you might find that they're pretty tricky to shop for! Hopefully these will be perfect for your recipients or they'll inspire some other great ideas. And at $25 and under they're sure to fit within your budget! Happy shopping! 

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Holiday Gift Guide for Creatives & DIYers ($25 & Under!)

Holiday Gift Guide for Creatives & DIYers ($25 & Under!)

With the holidays fast approaching, we've decided to compile some of our favorite gifts under $25 in a series of shopping guides. This guide features a series of resources, kits, and supplies for the Creatives & DIYers on your list this year. Happy shopping! 

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Brighten Up Your Home - 25 Colorful Sofas Under $1000

Brighten Up Your Home - 25 Colorful Sofas Under $1000

One way to instantly make any room pop is to feature a colorful piece of furniture. This method of decorating has the potential to instantly liven up any space, make you happier, and can even make your other design choices for the room easier (crazy, I know). Curious to see what options are out there? Let's take a look at some colorful couches. These pieces can spice up your living room, office, or even bedroom (if you've got the space). We picked options in just about every color imaginable and all pieces are under $1000 (because who doesn't like saving money on furniture?). Check out this rainbow of sofas and take that leap...

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10 New Gold Pieces from CB2 that Add Some Glam to Any Space

10 New Gold Pieces from CB2 that Add Some Glam to Any Space

I'm the first to admit, I'm a really big fan of CB2. When I got their latest catalog that said they had 400 new products in stock, I started flipping through it immediately. Out of everything, my favorite pieces are definitely the gold ones!  I think it's because lately I've been really into interiors that pair gold against dark woods and jewel tones like dark teal.  Want to get this look?  Here are our top 10 picks - there's something for every budget...  

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10 Must-Have Mid-Century Modern Living Room Pieces

10 Must-Have Mid-Century Modern Living Room Pieces

As I mentioned in a previous post about some of my design consulting work, I've recently been working on some concepts for an office interior.  This design was slated for the lobby but I think it can be equally successful when repurposed for a Mad-Men-esque living room...  

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15 Must-Have Items for Any Industrial Modern Office

15 Must-Have Items for Any Industrial Modern Office

Much of my time lately has been spent consulting on all sorts of design (architectural, interior, graphic, etc.) and some of the projects have been quite fun.  I've always loved sourcing furniture looks and I was recently asked to come up with some inspiration boards for a creative R&D tech firm's new office...  

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Tiki Mug Monday: Silverlake Sea

Tiki Mug Monday: Silverlake Sea

A lot of the time when I'm looking to make a tiki drink at home I need to improvise, usually because I don't have exactly the right ingredients, but sometimes also because I'm going for a specific taste that I just can't find in an existing recipe.  This week, I decided to experiment with making something strong and fruity but not too sweet (inspired a little by the Beachcomber's Punch recipe in the Grog Log).  Here's what I came up with (I've decided to name it the Silverlake Sea due to it's region of origin)...

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10 Great Green Products to Brighten Up Your Life

10 Great Green Products to Brighten Up Your Life

Today, I figured I'd aptly share my favorite thing about St. Patrick's Day.  Some people love the beer or the corned beef & cabbage or even the parades that spring up around the country (I feel like not in LA though...huh?), but I'm really just a fan of the unapologetic celebration of my favorite color - green! On that note, I've decided to round up ten of the (green) products that I've stumbled across in celebration of this March 17th...

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Tiki and Mid-Century Modern Inspired Creative Office Decor

Tiki and Mid-Century Modern Inspired Creative Office Decor

Now that the studio I rent at Keystone Art Space has become my full-time office, I'm motivated to get it into shape to be both functional and inspirational.  I eventually want it to have a great mid-century modern tropical tiki vibe...think Trader Sam's meets Mad Men. So far I've managed to source some unique pieces that fit within the theme...

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