There are moments in life when I wish I could just win the lottery.
This is one of them. I was doing some leisurely Web browsing when I came across an article in Architectural Digest, featuring the home of designer Jonathan Adler and his husband Simon Doonan.
Whenever I go to Bali, I fall in love.
I’m referring, of course, to the island’s architecture and design. I actually stayed in the villa shown above that is located just outside of Ubud, one of Bali’s most popular tourist attractions. Continue reading
With Independence Day just around the corner, I thought I’d cover the great American prefab home as an homage to our country’s birthday.
Wait, wha?!? This girl’s done gone cuh-razee. Continue reading
Just a little warning: I’m in full mid century mode this week. I ask that you embrace your inner Eames, sit back on your molded plywood chair, and enjoy the boomerang ride.
With the dog recovering from an injury and our San Francisco “summer” weather upon us, I thought I’d do some research and shine the 50’s spotlight on an architect who made his mid century mark a little further south from us. Continue reading
How friggin’ great is this?
I admit to having hoarding tendencies. I’ve made references to my problem a few times throughout my blog. One of the reasons why I have such a hard time letting go of my possessions is the emotional attachment I develop for them because I think that every single piece I own is special. Garage sales? Gah. Only if you’re okay with random peeps picking through your stuff and offering what amounts to nothing for your beloved goods. Craigslist? Weirdo alert. Ebay? Who has the time to deal with the process? Continue reading
I’ve died and gone to bargainista heaven.
Each month, flea market aficionados from as far away as Washington and Nevada make a pilgrimage to the Bay Area for the muther of all flea markets. Continue reading
Home away from home.
It’s pretty obvious that San Francisco is a haven for tourists that travel from near and far. And the city is in no shortage of chic hotels that can offer plenty of design inspiration. Continue reading
We all just want to
….especially when we find time to shop over long holiday weekends. One of my favorite things to do is plant myself in a neighborhood, grab a bite to eat in one of its many small restaurants, and stroll along a shop-lined street in search of interesting merchandise. Continue reading
Frankly, my dear, this house is hot.
My hottie of the week is located in the hills of San Anselmo in Marin County, just a few minutes north of San Francisco. And it happens to be on the market. Continue reading
I am so completely in love with this city, it’s ridiculous. Giving in to its breathtaking landscape is easy…..
….which is why it has always been a popular shooting location for movies and tv shows. The city is also ladened with iconic landmarks that are camera-ready any time of the year. Continue reading