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04.07.17

WEEKEND AT HOME / 58

update your deskspace | designlovefest

the walls in your office space end up being what you see all day, so it’s important to have an office space that inspires your work. i like the idea of having shelves above your desk to store pretty things on the wall, but also keep your desk space from being cluttered. shelving is fun because you can have a mix of personal pictures, pretty framed art, and lively plants on a shelf without taking up any extra desk space. i’ve also always had a major thing for inspiration boards in my work space (i used to pull out pages of magazines that inspired me and pin them on the wall) which you can do with tape or peg board. whether you’re into a gallery wall, shelving or inspiration board, here are a few fun office wall decor ideas for your desk space this weekend!

update your deskspace | designlovefest
update your deskspace | designlovefest
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update your deskspace | designlovefest
update your workspace | designlovefest
office decor | designlovefest

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08.15.16

MOVIE NIGHT!

movie night | designlovefest

i’ve been waiting for so long to share this with you! about two months ago, i hosted a movie night with and it turned out to be one of my favorite events that i’ve ever hosted. i was super inspired by our trip to kyoto and i wanted to take some of that inspiration for the event. we hosted the evening in back yard and decked the place out in items we selected items from . the nice thing about their site is that they have such a huge selection of different brands that you can really find almost any type of style you’re looking for when it comes to home goods. and, you can shop all of the pieces i used to create the movie night, !

movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest

one of my favorite parts of my trip to japan was the fact that when you went to some of the restaurant they would bring you a tray of sake cups and let you select your own style, color, etc. i wanted to carry that theme through and the most beautiful selection of ceramic sake cups that the guests were able to pick from and take home, it was such a great touch. my studio is located right next to little tokyo in los angeles so we shopped the local supermarket for all sorts of fun Japanese treats.

movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest
movie night | designlovefest

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05.11.16

TOKYO TRAVEL / PART 1

TOKYO! what a trip. so much to see. so much to explore. overwhelming, but amazing. exactly why i wanted to go and try to find a bunch of spots to share with you. because you gottttta go. let’s dive in..

tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest

we took a 4 hour flight from hong kong to tokyo and arrived into the narita airport. the airport is pretty far from everything (about 1.5 hours) so we decided to take the to the sheraton hotel and then a 10 minute cab to our hotel. it was about $26 a person as opposed to an expensive cab ride ($150-200) but it’s up to you, really. i actually liked the bus ride, it was nice, easy to book as you exit customs, and runs every 30 mins or something fast like that.

i’m going to try to break down what we did by neighborhood because there is a LOT to see in tokyo, and everything is pretty spread out. my suggestion is to use google maps on your phone and computer to plan the trip. type in a place you want to go and hit the little “saved” star so you get a bunch of stars on your map and you know how to plan your day. you don’t want to be going all over the city if you can stick in one neighborhood in the daytime and another in the evening.

tip: we rented little wifi devices from  that gave us a signal throughout the whole trip. verizon didn’t have a good data plan for the places we were visiting. we got two for four people so the signal would be strong. honestly worked perfectly in hong kong, and almost perfectly in tokyo. would also highly suggest a for keeping that phone charged because maps takes up a loooot of battery.

tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest
tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest
tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest

MEGURO

natalie and i got in late and went straight to sleep but then met up with jen and jesse in the morning. it’s always fun to meet up with someone you know, somewhere new. it’s so exciting. the hotel we stayed in was the through . it was definitely one of the most unique hotel experiences i’ve had. there is only 18 rooms, and we were able to move around and see a bunch of them. some are very modern and minimalist and some are very wacky and themed (stuffed animal theme or ship theme! ha) the place kinda felt like an ace hotel, but in japan. i liked having my morning coffee in the lobby and the store on the 2nd floor is absolutely stunning (a must.) as far as location, i felt it was sort of out of the way from things we wanted to see and more chill and residential, but a great hotel regardless. and we did find a lot of cool stuff in the meguro neighboorhood that were worth checking out. there’s also a lot of vintage shopping here!

tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest
tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest
tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest
tokyo travel guide 1 | designlovefest

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03.04.16

TRAVEL MEMORIES

memory books | designlovefest

i just went on a trip to marfa texas with 7 of my girlfriends for my 30th birthday in january (see the post here and herewe all took so many photos and had so many amazing memories that i wanted to remember them forever. i thought it would be really fun to make these coffee table books for each of my friends filled with all of our trip photos. i was SO thrilled when they arrived! beautiful pink covers with rose gold foiled lettering. yes please….(and use the discount code DESIGNLOVE10 for 10% off your purchase)

memory books | designlovefest
memory books | designlovefest

look how thick the pages are in these! (i used the . you can choose from 12 different colors and different foils)

memory books | designlovefest
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i layed out the book on using a mixture of photos from real cameras, and i also added in tons of iphone pics. they all looked amazing, so happy with the quality.

memory books | designlovefest
memory books | designlovefest
memory books | designlovefest

it was very special sitting with each of my friends as they opened them and flipped through the pages with big eyes as we laughed at all the good times. these would make wonderful wedding albums, gifts for your parents, family albums. you name it. i want to make 300 of them!

use the discount code DESIGNLOVE10 for 10% off your next order. the code will be valid for one week only!

memory books | designlovefest
memory books | designlovefest

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02.09.16

REAL TALK / ADULT FRIENDSHIPS

adult friendships | designlovefest

we grow up hearing a lot of advice on dating and marriage and single life. but adult friendships, that’s another story. if you’re like me, your friends are like family to you. they take a lot of effort, compassion, time, compromise, and understanding…but the payoff is totally worth it.

topic: do you feel like it’s hard to make new friends as an adult? where do you feel like you’ve made some of your best adult friends? when you feel yourself drifting apart from a friend, how do we handle it? how much time do you expect from a friend? has a friendship ever felt more like an obligation to you?

it’s funny to see how different our answers are!…

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