For Halloween this year, I decided to ditch the knives and try something new. So instead of a pumpkin carving party, I invited everyone over for a pumpkin decorating party! It allows for more creativity and less potential for injury (I've had a few close calls with those carving knives)! First, I gathered supplies from Michael's and Daiso and set everything up on the dining table. Once everyone arrived, we got to work.
Welcome to Part Deux of yesterday's Blush Bouquet Part I: Mirrored Vanity + Pink Roses! After I cut all my roses for my vanity, I took the two remaining stems of hydrangeas and tied them together with a rubber band. I put them in a 5-inch tall IKEA Rektangel Vase. Each stem was in a half-moon shape, so (...)
The season of house parties and summer barbeques is upon us, and nothing creates more buzz than a nostalgic Old Hollywood bar cart carrying some festive decor (and wine, of course). No, I'm not talking cheesy snowman sculptures, I'm referring to modern topiary and some subtle but magical fairy string lights! Not only does this decor get my guests into a celebratory (...)
I'm obsessed with accent chairs. They don't even have to be functional; I just love how they look and the way they liven up the corner of any room. My apartment in downtown Los Angeles is a modern industrial loft design, so the walls are exposed, heavy concrete cement. In order to bring life to my space, I've created different and unexpected themes in each (...)
While Amy was wandering through the alleyways of Beijing, or "hutongs" as they're called, I was stuffing my face with some savory Beef Rolls ("牛肉卷饼“) at the hole-in-the-wall Peking Tavern in Downtown LA. Imagine my (...)
It's amazing how much you can do in a little corner with a view. For my bedroom, a tufted chaise lounge was my seating of choice for comfortable hours of reading. A glass of wine never hurts either, especially in one of my favorite mirrored trays. Trays are super functional (especially for my cookie crumbs...) And of course, every chaise needs a huggable pillow. (...)