California Home and Design – Small Space Big Style Showhouse

Yesterday, I spent the morning with the fabulous Christian May of maison21 at the California Home and Design’s Small Space Big Style Showhouse. The designs in the condo were colorful, interesting, and creative.  It was much cooler and hip than any showhouse I’ve ever visited.  Here are a few sneak peeks of my favorite rooms […]

Fabulous Tots: Kelsey’s First Purple Birthday Party

As I mentioned last week, I spent the weekend in San Francisco attending the first birthday party of adorable Kelsey. Her mom (and helpers) are known for throwing fabulous parties and this one was no exception even considering it was for a 1-year-old.  The party decor (and baby) were decked out in various shades of […]

TGI…Monday!!!

My weekend ended with this: Otherwise, we had a great weekend. Our good friends from San Francisco came to visit with their adorable daughter and we ate good food, enjoyed the beach, they drank alot, and L.A. traffic wasn’t too bad.  It’s very rare when I’m actually looking forward to the beginning of the week […]

More Happy Thoughts: Los Angeles Bars and Restaurants

I’ve had the pleasure to go to a few new restaurants in Los Angeles and thought I would share. Last weekend, we met some friends at Genwa, a delicious Korean BBQ restaurant.  I tried many new dishes and we ate loads and loads of meat.  It was perfect. I had a fantastic lunch at Le […]

Obsess Much: Pinterest

Pinterest is a virtual pinboard that “lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web.” It’s such a simple concept and an amazing site that it blows my mind that someone didn’t think of this before. Obviously, Pinterest is a great way to view pretty pictures, save/bookmark resources, and get […]

Renovation Crazy: Kitchen Inspiration and Design Elements

As promised, let’s talk about the new kitchen inspiration and design elements.  I haven’t finalized any of the details that will make the room fun and interesting but I’ve decided on a few key components: floorplan, cabinets, colors, and floors. Here are my inspiration images (which I’m sure you remember from the Colored Cabinets Obsessions […]