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Giving New Life to Wallpaper

In recent years, wallpaper has made a serious comeback as an easy way to bring pattern, color, and excitement to interiors.  No longer limited solely to wall applications- it can be used a number of different ways to bring excitement and a touch of whimsy to any space. Cabinetry Applying wallpaper to the insides of cabinets […]

The Corum collection

As I was walking to my office this morning, I passed by the Roche Bobois showroom and fell in love with the Corum collection of tables. Perhaps my current mindset of babyproofing led me to believe this would be the perfect family-friendly coffee table with it’s round shape, soft wool exterior and wipeable black glass […]

SF Spotlight: Park Tavern

The North Beach neighborhood is full of old San Franciscan charm, and home to an infinite number of cafes, shops, and galleries.  Across from Washington Square sits the rustic yet very sophisticated Park Tavern, where great design and food meet. Photo from Park Tavern Upon entering the restaurant, you’re greeted by their logo tile mosaic […]

Good Tidings to You

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we couldn’t possibly let the holidays approach without sharing our favorite décor, entertaining items, and accessories of this year.  Whether you’re having a small, low key holiday, or an elaborate get together, we have you covered on keeping your home merry and bright. Featured Items: Richard Brendon Diamond […]

Door Decor

In the spirit of holiday tradition, we’re doing the same on the blog with our yearly wreath feature!  Welcome visitors to your home with a piece that represents your personal seasonal decorating style.  Take a look though our diverse selection of wreaths to bring warmth (and a little sparkle) to any entryway. For those that prefer a glamorous mix […]

Color of the Year 2016

The paint companies recently released their color forecasts for 2016 and the trend across the board was…WHITE! Benjamin Moore revealed their color of the year as Simply White OC-117, which is already one of our favorite whites. Designers are constantly faced with choosing the perfect white, and this crisp shade is a great option to […]

Cozy up to Fall

Despite the heat waves sweeping California this week, it’s hard not to long for the coziness of Fall with pumpkin patches popping up all over the place! Sunny California may not be quite ready for autumn just yet, but we sure are, so we have 5 quick tips to get your homes Fall ready… Be […]

Welcoming the SFFAS 2015

Last night, we attended a wonderful launch party for the 2015 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show.  Hosted at the classic Brooks Brothers store downtown near Union Square, the event celebrated the arrival of the 34th year of the SFFAS.  The delightful annual show always brings beautiful international antiques for collectors and appreciators alike.  At the […]