As I am sort of (pseudo) helping my brother and sister-in-law with their home in Manhattan Beach, CA I came across the idea to incorporate a bit of surf theme into their modern-era beach adjacent home. What better to decorate the walls then with a surfboard? (And why there are half a dozen surfboards stacked [...]
Thought I would share some finds from a recent concept board I put together for an entry + living room in a California coastal home. Light furniture, warm woods, a play on patterns…perfect for a small sitting room.
The other day I came across this mid-century masterpiece of a home on California Home & Design. The house is located in Pasadena, CA and currently listed for sale at $1.695 million. It was designed by architect Arthur Swab for his own use in 1959.
It’s summer time and we all know what that means. It’s time to doll up the back yard and throw as many outdoor parties as you possibly can! This is in between all those hours at the beach, the pool, summer camps, visits to grandma and grandpa — but wherever you are and however busy [...]
Last week I had the amazing honor and opportunity of interviewing the one and only Tim Gunn! Watch the video here! Be sure to turn your volume up! Tim has been one of my favorite TV celebrities ever since I watched the very first episode of Project Runway years ago. I also look up [...]
Loving this pool pavilion featured in Elle Decor, of a home in the Hamptons. The bright blue cabinets are custom made with a smoked mirror-paneled bar, counters are of cast glass, and floors are honed Thassos and Atlantic Blue marbles. View the full feature here.
My friend, Paloma’s post today reminded me that I have been meaning to blog about fitness guru Tracy Anderson’s new studio designed by one of my all time favorite designers, Windsor Smith. Actually, Windsor Smith might just be my #1 favorite. This gym is perfection. I am a big fan of Tracy’s workout videos and [...]
There’s a new collection at Beacon Hill that absolutely stopped me in my tracks the other day while shopping at the D&D building. It’s got a little bit of everything and the name speaks for itself. Below are the fabrics that caught my eye so I swooped up some samples and will be sure to [...]
High Point Market that is! This past Spring market, the Material Girls (along with other fab bloggers!) were invited to participate in “Suite Spot Tours” at the International Market Centers in High Point, NC. As part of the tour, we were each allowed to select vendors through-out the market suites to feature as part of [...]