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Monday May 26th, 2014

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Bright & Cheerful in San Diego

Like most creative people, Heidi Andrews juggles a lot of different activities. Together with her twin sister, she runs True Birds, a Los Angeles-based jewelry company. She’s also the co-author of a children’s book series and mother to little Capri. Three years ago, Heidi and husband Paul started house hunting for a space that they…

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Monday February 24th, 2014

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A Colorful French Home with a Child-like Spirit

Lisa Sanchis is a French graphic designer who mostly works in the realm of publishing. She creates books for children (fabric books in particular) and is also the author of sewing books. As a soon-to-be mom, her latest book is about creating things from fabric to decorate children’s rooms. She and her pediatric surgeon husband Benoît…

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Monday January 13th, 2014

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A London home where gray is just a backdrop

After spending nearly 10 years working for magazines (most recently for Living Etc.), homeowner Milly Goodwin left the magazine world to set up shop as a freelance interior stylist and interior design consultant. She met her interiors photographer husband, David Cleveland on a Laura Ashley shoot 8 years ago. Currently, it’s just the two of…

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Monday November 25th, 2013

Monday September 23rd, 2013

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a modern textile-filled home in Los Angles

There are more windows than wall space in Sonja Rasula and Jonathan Sager’s home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park, which means, no matter where you find yourself standing, you have a view of the trees, the hillside and the sky. During the two years the couple have lived here (with their two…

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Monday September 9th, 2013

Monday March 18th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Eleonore Bridge

Eleonore Bridge is a French all-around creative, working in graphic design, interior design, photography, writing, blogging and coding. She’s been running her beautiful personal blog for the past seven years and Un Beau Jour, her project about French weddings, for the past two years. Overall, she loves the freedom of being her own boss. Eleonore lives…

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Monday January 7th, 2013

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Sneak Peek: Gina Triplett and Matt Curtius

Gina Triplett and Matt Curtius live in an old house that was originally a tenement for immigrants working in the nearby 9th Street stall market in South Philly (also known as Bella Vista or Italian Market). They wanted to honor its age while creating a clean and modern living space. The couple is a pair of illustrators who…

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Monday July 16th, 2012

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sneak peek: raya carlisle

Raya Carlisle is a wedding photographer and occasional lifestyle blogger raised in Santa Cruz and now living in Ventura, California, with her husband, Forest, their kids, Baker (age 4 1/2) and Genevieve (1 1/2), and dog, Maisy. About seven years ago, the family bought this 1951 cottage that is approximately 1300 square feet including the…

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Monday March 19th, 2012

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sneak peek: lou mora and sarah yates

Photographers Lou Mora and Sarah Yates moved into this Los Angeles home with their two dogs, Ruca and Eleanor, just over a year ago. They’ve managed to create a little haven from the craziness of the city — at night they can even hear owls and coyotes. As photographers, their work takes them all over…

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Monday August 1st, 2011

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sneak peek: jochen & tina frey

Tina Frey creates amazing jewelry and housewares cast in resin. Her pieces are colorful and fun and provide the perfect bright pop against a more neutral backdrop. Tina uses the same design philosophy in her own San Francisco home where she and her husband, Jochen, painted the walls and trim with Benjamin Moore’s “Super White”…

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Wednesday May 27th, 2009

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sneak peek: revival home and garden

sneak peek: revival home and garden

revival home & garden is known for marrying modern style with the glossy sophistication of hollywood regency design with their chic, yet reasonably priced furniture and accessories. leah steen is a co-owner and founder of the home decor boutique in seattle (psst – they’re moving soon so check out their 30% of sale), and is…

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Monday May 4th, 2009

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sneak peek: famille summerbelle

sneak peek: famille summerbelle

ever since seeing julie’s incredible paper cut of paris, i’ve been drawn to the work of famille summerbelle which has been popping up around the web. their designs and accessories are fun and playful, with the fundamental idea that they belong in a “room for everyone.” the sneak peek of their beautiful home comes to…

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Wednesday March 25th, 2009

Monday March 2nd, 2009

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sneak peek: sally bartz of halsea

sneak peek: sally bartz of halsea

while looking for some cute new travel supplies for our honeymoon i came across halsea, a california company that specializes in colorful, pattern-filled bags and totes that are perfect for a weekend getaway or special vacation. while talking with holly at halsea, she mentioned that halsea’s owner, sallybartz, had a beautiful home. so of course…

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Monday January 5th, 2009

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sneak peek: jill bliss

sneak peek: jill bliss

for anyone who has picked up a copy of the new handmade nation book you may recognize some of the spaces from today’s first sneak peek: jill bliss. artist, designer, crafter, jill is just one of the many talents showcased in the new documentary, also titled handmade nation, due out early this year. today we’re…

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Monday September 15th, 2008

Monday April 28th, 2008

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sneak peek: eunice of hello!lucky

sneak peek: eunice of hello!lucky

today we have a special double feature sneak peek with the dynamic duo behind Hello!Lucky. in 2003 sisters eunice and sabrina moyle merged their strengths (eunice as creative director/girl genius and sabrina as ceo/grand poobah) and co-found the san francisco (and london) based letterpress studio Hello!Lucky to showcase their custom invitations and greeting cards. as…

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Monday March 31st, 2008