The Whimsical World of Janet Hill

There’s something about Janet Hill’s illustrations that make me want to dive in and experience in her world, even if it’s for just a moment in time. The Canadian artist, a graduate of Queens University…

DIYs we love

DIY Dried Citrus Garlands

Last week, I was overcome with a sudden desire to dry oranges. I didn’t have an exact plan of action but nevertheless, I went to the grocery store and bought 3 bags of 5lb navel oranges. 15lbs of oranges, folks. I started baking them at 200 degrees, thinking I could shorten the lengthy baking time suggested online. They burned. And although I was actually quite digging the burned “ombré” effect, I wanted that bright, saturated orange hue.

DIY Sleigh Bell + Mistletoe Present Topper

I’m a strong believer that gift presentation is as important as the gift itself. A thoughtfully wrapped gift can actually serve as two presents in one: the actual gift and the anticipation of discovery. With the help of crepe paper master Anandamayi Arnold, I’m pairing the lip balms with crepe paper mistletoes so that after the holidays, your friends and family can hang them up year after year. Pucker up!

N Duo

Tbilisi-based clothing label N Duo has been on my radar with its...

Heidi Caillier’s N28 Tudor

If my fantasy of living in the English countryside (the Cotwolds to be exact) ever comes true, this is exactly the kind of feels I hope my home exudes. I’m seriously crushing on this warm and…

Tach

A corduroy floral puffer? Yes. An alpaca wool knit bustier? Wow. A...

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Sujan Rajmahal Palace

Exploring India has been on my bucket list for as long as I can remember and recently, more than ever, I’m feeling the most unbearable urge to cross that wish off my list. Suján Rajmahal Palace, which recently underwent the most splendid renovation, is one of umpteen reasons why Jaipur is an absolute must-visit for me.

First Rite Fall 2019

Gosh, I love fall. Believe it or not, we’re still waiting for that crisp transitional weather here in the Bay Area. With temps still as high as the low 70s, you can only imagine how…

Kathleen Ryan’s Bad Fruit

Artist Kathleen Ryan’s life-sized moldy fruit sculptures are made using over 10,000 glass beads, semi-precious stones and pearls, each of which are attached by steel pins into polystyrene foam bases. They also represent a serious,…

DIY Fringed Macrame Plant Hanger

Believe it or not, this is the first and only macrame plant hanger I’ve ever made. After their recent comeback, I backed away from the trend: partially due to the fact that there were so…

The Big Bag Club

I recently spotted an XXXXXXL bag in my social media feed and it immediately stopped me in my scroll. I thought the same thing you’re probably thinking right now: WTF?! They’ve gone too far. Thankfully,…

Chloe Joyce & Chill . . .

I’m just tickled by Sydney based artist Chloe Joyce’s illustrations. Women chilling alone, amongst a plethora of plants, and with the occasional beer and book . . . taking time for themselves, even in underwear…