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Year End Review of 2016

I like to look at the start of every new year with optimism, time for a new beginning, and everyone is looking to put their best foot forward with their New Year’s resolutions. 2016 was no different, which started off well. But we all know that 2016 went south with a contentious US presidential election, […]

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Little Objects: Mini Designer Chairs

When you feel that something is missing in your living space, adding a few sculptures and objects might be just what you need to complete the look and feel. I’m a huge fan of decorative home accessories. There’s so many unique pieces out there, I feel tempted to buy each one I see! Well imagine […]

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Tile Design Spotting

Tile is one of the most versatile materials used in design. Aside from using it for flooring and doing a backsplash, it can be laid out to form a gorgeous wall or an unexpected ceiling. Below are some of my favorite selections from tile spotting! The unique shapes and combinations are one-of-a-kind. Top Left The […]

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Contemporary Architecture: Canada Place

During a recent visit to Vancouver BC, Canada, there was an astounding piece of architecture that stood out most: Canada Place. This contemporary waterfront property has gorgeous design details, inside and out! And you definitely don’t want to skip out on the building’s most iconic landmark, the five giant white sails sitting on top! Canada […]

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DIY Fall Candy Corn Wreath

It’s not too late to put up Fall decor! If you need a last-minute decor idea for Halloween, and don’t want to take down your decorations by November (it’s right around the corner!), this Fall Candy Corn Wreath will work great through Thanksgiving! When the idea of a “wreath” comes to mind, you may think […]

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Bellevue’s Largest Arts Festival

I absolutely love art festivals! It reminds me of going on art walks which I used to do back in California. So when I saw that the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) Arts Fair was happening a few blocks away from me, I had to go. Art festivals are so exciting. There are a ton of […]

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Visual Gold: San Francisco

San Francisco is only 7 x 7 miles, far smaller than places like Los Angeles or New York. Yet despite having spent over two decades there, I always find some undiscovered gem. Of course, there’s the famous Golden Gate Bridge, the marvelous Ferry Building, and the countless Victorian homes to admire. Going beyond the tired […]

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Pop-up Fun: jcoco chocolate

I’ve always been a huge fan of artisanal chocolates, the $1 collection of Snickers, Hersheys, etc were always interchangeable tasteless pieces of wax to me. But when I had my first bite of Chocolove 70%, I knew that there was a world beyond. I was scrolling through my Facebook feed, and I was thrilled to […]

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