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Simone's Take on an Intentional New Year Table
Entertaining & Recipes

Simone's Take on an Intentional New Year Table

The LA Times stopped by our studio recently to talk New Year's hosting with Simone. We've collected a few highlights  - tips to keep in mind when looking to inspire a fresh perspective for gatherings for the year to come.

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DIY Gift Wrap | A Subdued & Stunning Palette
DIY

DIY Gift Wrap | A Subdued & Stunning Palette

We recently partnered with one of our favorites, Athena of Eyeswoon, to create this seasonal gift wrap inspired by the look of an icy, glowing palette with the feeling of old-world luminescence.
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DIY Furoshiki Fabric Gift Wrapping

DIY Furoshiki Fabric Gift Wrapping

The Japanese art of wrapping a gift in a reusable material is as resourceful as it is elegant. Hand-tied, possibly bound with a dried floral and a thoughtfully chosen fabric, it creates a cherished moment.

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The Seasonal Table with DIY Napkin Bundle

The Seasonal Table with DIY Napkin Bundle

This is the time of year where moments to entertain seem to occur endlessly. By taking the time to set the table, we create focal points to each event; a setting that tells the story, a central area to gather around and spill the stories we’ve gathered over the days.

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Molly Sims 'Everyday Chic' | Our Inspiration Behind the Gifts

Molly Sims 'Everyday Chic' | Our Inspiration Behind the Gifts

When my friend Molly reached out to me to join in celebrating the launch of her new book, I jumped at the chance. Having previously collaborated with Molly and the lovely event designer Stefanie Cove, I knew the evening would be stunning; filled with warmth and bright creative friends.
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Hand-dyed Gift Wrap DIY
DIY

Hand-dyed Gift Wrap DIY

The project, a gift wrap DIY, was inspired by many things--slow living, the richness of winter scents and hues, the magic of keepsakes, and the beauty of spending time making something by hand.
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Our 'Everyday Chic' Evening with Molly & Friends
Simone & Friends

Our 'Everyday Chic' Evening with Molly & Friends

We were so excited to partner with our dear friend Molly Sims as she celebrated the launch of her second book, “Everyday Chic” with a wonderful backyard evening soirée at her home.
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How to Be a Better Gift Giver This Season
Gifting Tips & Etiquette

How to Be a Better Gift Giver This Season

And as much as it’s something we've learned and honed over many years, being a great gift giver is also a skill that everyone can get better at.
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Seasonal Wreath Gift Toppers for Holiday Gifting
DIY

Seasonal Wreath Gift Toppers for Holiday Gifting

The tradition of having a wreath on the front door or hanging above the hearth is one we cherish each year. Throughout history, the wreath has held meaning for the Fall and Winter months. Its circular shape represents an unending circle of life and the comfort of friends and family. We thought it would be a lovely idea to make decorative mini wreaths as gift toppers to kick off the coziness and celebrations to come.
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Wellness Brands We Love: Binu Binu
Maker Profiles

Wellness Brands We Love: Binu Binu

Binu Binu (which means “soap” in Korean) is a modern soap house inspired by the ritual of the Korean bath. They celebrate the idea of a vanity-free environment where people of all types are welcomed and connected by the foundational act of cleansing and self-care. We love this sense of long-standing tradition and simplicity.
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Finely Crafted: Milla Chocolate
Maker Profiles

Finely Crafted: Milla Chocolate

Whether you’re giving or receiving a gift, delicious treats seem to always be a crowd-pleaser and can be so versatile and dynamic with every changing season and occasion. What we love the most, is a gift that is both pretty and luxuriously delicious at the same time. Our friends at Milla offer just ideal-- a stunning display of design that comes together with the most decadent of flavors, textures and irresistible treats.
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Restorative Finds: Bodha Modern Wellness
Maker Profiles

Restorative Finds: Bodha Modern Wellness

With wellness and joyous summery occasions at the top of many people’s minds (including ours!), we want to highlight more of our favorite brands, that make for the perfect wedding, thank you and congratulatory gifts. Another brand we admire and love so much is Bodha, a collection of the most lovely therapeutic perfumery products for you and your home.

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