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2 Sean Knibb Negril Chairs at Poketo

Fun to find out the chairs we coveted in our Hotel Style post on the Line Hotel in LA's Koreatown are now for sale online and in store at Poketo in L.A. The Los Angeles-based designer, Sean Knibb combines modern furniture design with traditional woven art elements in his Negril Chair. The chrome-framed chairs are covered in traditional Mexican fabrics. The blue and brown chairs are covered in serape— a tight-knit, blanket-like shawl and the grey and purple chairs are covered in falsa, a blanket made in a heavier weight yarn.

More info at Poketo.

Image from Line Hotel

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6 8 Summery DIYs to Try This Weekend!

 It's a long weekend here in B.C. and what a beautiful one it looks like it's going to be! Perfect for making something outside on the deck! Here's a few outstanding  ideas we found this week!   We'll be taking Monday off here, but will be back Tuesday with a project we've been working on all month to celebrate our 10 years!  Can't wait to share it with you! It's a gift to you our readers! Happy Friday!

1. DIY Straw Hat Wall Clock
by Monsters Circus
So summery!

2. Wood Cake Stand 
by Almost Perfect
Such a great idea!

3. DIY Cedar Bath Mat
by The Merrythought
Perfect for an outdoor shower too!

4. DIY Easy Wood Frame
by The Merrythought
How simple is this?

5. DIY Wall Art Block Prints
via Remodelista
Loving black and white block prints right now!

6. DIY Rope Bag
by HonestlyWTF
So pretty - sew yourself this!

7. Woven Wall Hanging
by For the Makers
Perhaps one of the better tutorials on weaving we've seen online.

And after all that making, must try this!

8. New Mexico PiƱon Coffee, iced.
by Door Sixteen


1 New Works From Clare Elsaesser + New Large Format Prints


One of our favorite Etsy artists, Clare Elsaesser now has her prints for sale in large format. The extra large wall art giclee prints are available in three sizes (22x28 inches), (32x40 inches) and (42x53 inches). Beautiful by themselves or framed like in the example below (imagine in the large format). Also, loving her newer work (bottom) in soft hues, that have a retro feel to them. Gorgeous prints that showcase the oil colours.



Married to the Sea
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Married to the Sea


Days End

Sea Dream
See more of Clare's work on Etsy HERE.


See San Francisco | Through the Lens of SFGirlByBay + Giveaway!

Today we're excited to feature Victoria Smith's new book, See San Francisco, Through the Lens of SFGirlByBay published by Chronicle Books.  We've always admired Victoria's beautiful photography of San Francisco usually through her Sunday in the City series on her blog and on her instagram, so we were excited to see all that colour and light translated into a book.  This gorgeously photographed book is organized by neighborhoods, featuring hidden corners, landmarks and hot spots of San Francisco. The book makes for a lovely keepsake or souvenir of the city for both dwellers of the city, or those just visiting.  Let's take a little look!

We're giving away a copy (along with some cute See San Francisco buttons and postcards) on our instagram feed today courtesy of Chronicle Books - if you'd like to try your hand at winning! Head on over there by clicking HERE!

See San Francisco, Through the Lens of SFGirlByBay is available at bookstores and online at Amazon.com.