Camera Accessories

Taking a good photo is one thing, taking care of the equipment that creates it is another. Just think about how important your phone case is to protecting that device and you’ll see where I’m coming from. If you’re using a digital or film camera A. It’s probably not cheap and B. You want to treat it like an investment. A good strap gives you security when shooting, a solid bag protects your camera when it’s not in use, and lens bags add a layer of protection when you’re switching between several during a fun day or a shoot.


1/ Camera Lens Bags   2/ Camera Wrist Strap   3/ Compact Camera Bag   4/ Deakin Handmade Leather Camera Strap   5/ Personalized Leather Camera Strap   6/ Camera Neck Strap   7/ Pop Up Camera Case   8/ Sebastian Camera Bag   9/ Vintage Camera Straps   10/ SOLAS Camera Bag


Notebooks for a Fresh Start

Clean pages are the epitome of a fresh start to me. Whether they’re in a notebook, a journal, a sketchbook, or design program on my laptop. They invite new ideas, big dreams, meticulous plans, and creativity unleashed. So grab yourself a new notebook and get started, because you never know what might be born on its pages.


1/ Bright Ideas Notebook   2/ Carnet Leather Deville Notebook   3/ Kraft Forest Nature Lined Notebook Set   4/ LIFE Vermilion Notebook   5/ Marbled Notebook Trio   6/ Mini Perforated Journal   7/ Note Me Tender Notebook   8/ Radial Graph Notebook   9/ Editor Diary Notebook   10/ Some Shit to Remember Notebook   11/ Standard Notebook


Floor Lamps

As soon as cold winter weather really starts to set in I go into nesting mode and take stock of the house. What do I need? What needs to be thrown out or donated or sold? What needs stored? Right now I’m looking to replace the arc lamp in my living room that I love dearly, but that guests keep hitting their heads on. It will be relocated to the guest room and I’ll find something more upright for the living room. What are you looking to do in your home for the new year?











Dark Facades



Earlier this week I had a dream. I was hiking up a hillside path with a few friends when we saw a house that I said was my dream home, sort of a cabin-meets-tudor that was painted jet black and backed up to a forest with a big front lawn. No sooner did the event take place in my dream than my subconscious filed it away as 100% true. I’ve been in love with all black homes since seeing my first – a Victorian in San Francisco, I believe – but my location has never lent itself to making it a sensible reality. With the way black traps and collects heat it would have been a deathtrap in Oklahoma City, but here in Pennsylvania it makes a little more sense with the weather as well the style of house. In other words, I would happily paint the facade of my place obsidian if I could only get the nagging voice that keeps saying resell value! out of my head.




Design Bureau


The Fresh Exchange


Todd Davis Architecture






Habitus Living


Jean Verville Architecte


Møn Huset


Best of 2016: September to December

A Belated Housewarming // Addison Eaton // Angela Deane // Arthur Brothers


Britt Hutchinson // Cai Guo Qiang // Camille Chew // Craig Ward


Dan Bannino // David Scheid // Deedee Cheriel // DIY Wooden Modern Bell Ornaments


Erik Jones // DIY Holiday Cat Toy + Ornament // Printable Holiday Gift Wrap + Tags // Jane Rainey


Jessica Dance // Joey Slaughter // Karine Jollet // Kreh Mellick


KUUM // Lauren Clay // Liz Sofield // Lola Dupre


Mamma Andersson // Mariko Kusumoto // Matt W. Moore // Monica Garwood


Neon Zinn // Charming the Doors Off // Nuria Farre // Paige Jiyoung Moon


Paolo Del Torro // Reeta Ek // Sophie Derrick // Steve Kim


Temporary Tapestry // Thomas Mailaender // Tracie Cheng // Water Pitcher Block


Best of 2016: May to August

Amy Judd // Ana Hell // Anna Valdez // Aura Home


Benoit Paille // Bodil Jane // Carmen Segovia // Cecile van Hanja


Cheryl Sorg // Christopher Saunders // Courtney Mattison // Dan Lam


Daniel Entonado // Designer Fund/Moniker // Edie Nadelhaft // Endre Penovac


Joshua Flint // Juan Osorno // Karmen Ayvazyan // Katherine Tromans


Katy Ann Gilmore // Laura Jane Scott // Leslie Weaver // Lori Larusso


Lorraine Nam // Mae Engelgeer // Marc Figueras // Maria Svarbova


Matthias Heiderich // Michael Nykamp // Nicole Tijoux // Peter Zimmermann


Ring Soap // Stephan Zirwes // Tom Blachford // Ugo Rondinone


Best of 2016: January to April

After taking a few days off to enjoy the holiday I’m doing something new, today through Friday I’ll be sharing my favorite art and design posts from 2016. It’s been amazing to look back at all of the talent we’ve covered over the past twelve months! I’m pumped to get started with 2017 next week as well because we have some fresh columns that I hope you’re going to love as much as I do!


42 Pressed // Advice to My 80 Year Old Self // Agata Wierzbicka // Alexandra Valenti


Ashley Eliza Williams // Carina Shoshtary // Christina A. West // A Floral Laden Brunch


Fox & Ramona // Fundamental Berlin // Henrietta Harris // Ilot


Jollypop // Jonas Wood // Julian Meagher // Knot Pillow


Larry Mantello // Layer // Layla Holzer // Lee Coren


Lisa Smirnova // Liz Orton // Lui Ferreyra // Marta Spendowska


Monica Rohan // Nick Knight // Pinch // Richard Keeling


Sandra Eterovic // Sarah Tanat Jones // Shore Rugs // Tim Moore


Victoria Wagner // Wire Numbers // Zsolt Hlinka // Showdown


24 Last Minute Holiday Printables

Gift Tags from Oana Befort

Like I’ve mentioned, I’m way behind on just about everything this holiday. Between election madness, the state of the world, and 2016 as a whole I’m just not really feeling the holiday spirit quite like I normally do. I have yet to wrap any gifts other than the ones that have been sent off to faraway friends, zero cookies have been baked, and I still have no clue what to get my 92-year-old Grandma. If you’ve run out of some wrapping supplies or you just like free stuff, download these 24 holiday printables and remember that the season is all about love and togetherness, and it’s the thought that always counts most.


Patterned Gift Wrap + Gift Tags from The Beauty Dojo


HOHOXO Gift Tags from The Sweetest Occasion


Cards + Gift Tags from Free People


Gift Tags from Today’s Creative Life


Marbled Wrap from The Lovely Drawer


Gift Tags from Gather & Feast


Treat Labels from Julep


Gift Wrap from Craftberry Bush


Gift Wrap from Homey Oh My


Gift Tags from Julep


Holiday Cards from Brit + Co


Gift Tags for Handmades from Small + Friendly


Gift Tags from Fresh Exchange


Gift Tags from Melissa Esplin


Gift Tags from The Merrythought


Gift Tags from Creative Index


Gift Tags from Mandi Nelson


Hugs Bags from Oh Happy Day


Holiday Stickers from The Merrythought


Gift Tags + Stickers from Jessica Keala


Gift Wrap from Almost Makes Perfect


Gift Tags from The Beauty Dojo


Thank You Cards + Envelopes from Melissa Esplin


Candy Bark 12 Ways

My Grandma’s nut roll, egg custard pie, Hershey Kiss cookies. All of these foods and more remind me of the holidays, including candy bark. What I love about this incredibly easy treat is that it can include everything but the kitchen sink or actually be borderline healthy for you depending on what you add. I’ve rounded up a selection of both, check ’em all out below!













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