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Store Tour :: Delta Workshop Celebrates Its 2nd Birthday!

Delta Workshop is one of my go-to shops whenever a birthday, baby shower or other celebratory occasion is on the horizon. Owner Bridget Lewis keeps her shop stocked with an assortment of clever cards, artisan jewelry and other gift-worthy goodies made by creatives … Continue reading

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Nursery Closet Organizers

In case you haven’t heard the news, I’m pregnant with a baby boy who is due this September. I’m not gonna lie, shopping and decorating a nursery for a boy isn’t nearly as exciting as I imagine it would be for a girl. … Continue reading

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DIY Animal Place Card Holders

I somehow ended up with a subscription to some magazine called Do It Yourself, which I’m pretty sure I never actually signed up for. At any rate, if they want to send me a free magazine, I’ll gladly take it…especially … Continue reading

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DIY Leaf Napkin Rings

Every Thanksgiving table is deserving of proper decorations and place settings. After all, for most of us, the holiday centers on a delicious meal shared by family and good friends. These leaf napkin rings are easy to make and add … Continue reading

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Review :: Mujjo Macbook Pro 13″ Sleeve

My laptop has a sleek new home thanks to the folks over at Mujjo, a mobile accessories design company based in the Netherlands. When I was first approached by Mujjo co-founder Tom Canters about reviewing one of their products, I was a little hesitant—as … Continue reading

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Studio Tour :: Interval Press

It’s impossible for the members of Interval Press to discuss their work without getting impassioned. A true labor of love, all four members are professionally trained graphic designers with day jobs—utilizing their free time to produce screen-print posters for the local independent … Continue reading

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Sacramento Mid-Century Modern Home Tour

Yesterday I got to indulge my inner voyeur at the Sacramento Mid-Century Modern Home Tour, a self-guided tour of seven homes and other various mid-century modern points of interest in the South Land Park, Land Park and Hollywood Park neighborhoods of Sacramento. … Continue reading

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Room Tour – “D’s” Work in Progress

I recently applied for a position on the Apartment Therapy tour contributor team. While I didn’t end up getting the job, I thought it would be a waste not to share my tour submission. After all, my friend Brittany was … Continue reading

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DIY :: Happy Holidays Banner

I seriously love Christmas, every aspect of it—the decorations, music, food, lights and gifts (both giving and receiving). As soon as Thanksgiving comes and goes, I bust out my boxes and boxes of decorations, turn on some holiday tunes and … Continue reading

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DIY :: Sweetgum Pod Ornaments

A couple days ago, I was walking through my neighborhood and stumbled upon a bunch of sweetgum pods on the ground. Spotting the spiky balls instantly transported me back to my childhood, when my mom taught us how to use … Continue reading

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DIY :: Salvaged Wood Headboard

A couple of months ago I spotted a DIY project for a salvaged barnwood headboard over on Design Sponge—immediately forwarding the link to my boyfriend. At the time, we were living in different cities (him in Chico, me in Sac), and … Continue reading

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Good Things To Come…

I’m probably not the first and I certainly won’t be the last to blog about today’s GOOD: street food + design market, which isn’t surprising given that it was totally awesome and had photo ops in every nook and cranny of … Continue reading