Studio Arhoj @ Umami Mart

Japanese kitchen, barware and drinks specialist, Umami Mart in Downtown Oakland, is currently hosting a holiday pop-up featuring ceramics, wooden containers, prints and other holiday items by Studio Arhoj. This is the first U.S. pop-up for… Continue reading

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for the two best year-end makers events in SF. West Coast Craft Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Saturday + Sunday: November 14-15 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM An annual exhibition featuring… Continue reading

Postcards from Hudson

Upstate New York. I now see why folks venture up north to escape the city. With a couple of trips to NYC this past month, I decided to take the picturesque 1.5 hour train ride… Continue reading

On SF Girl By Bay Today: BTW Ceramics

Today on SF Girl By Bay I take you inside Brooke Winfrey’s ceramics studio in Brooklyn’s Greenpoint. Every piece is truly unique and oh so playful. For the full post and photos, visit… Continue reading

Cookies On-Demand: Doughbies

Alas soft chocolate chip cookies brought right to my door! Meet Doughbies—an SF-based service that delivers fresh baked cookies on-demand in 20 minutes or less. They currently deliver to select neighborhoods Monday to Friday between… Continue reading

*New* Photo Prints with Parabo Press

Brought to you by the fine folks at Photojojo is a fun, new printing service for design-minded photo takers. Parabo Press is all about making fine art materials and printing techniques accessible and creating unexpected ways… Continue reading

Local Farm Tours with CUESA

After numerous visits to local farms with CUESA, I thought I’d share some photos from the most recent trip. Especially since fall in northern California is really our official summer when much of the best produce… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Mel Rice Ceramica

I first discovered Mel Rice’s ceramic pieces at The Mill where I often perused the home goods wall more so than the bread and coffee selections. Her name would appear on little cards by bunches… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Tigerlily

Giving you a peek inside Tigerlily, an exquisitely scented gem you’ll find just along Valencia. The shop features a splendid collection of fragrances from niche, harder-to-find perfumeries from around the world, including many… Continue reading

Spotted / Emeryville, CA / Handcraft Studio School

If you’re looking to learn a new craft (or hone an existing one) and want to know where many of the best Bay Area makers are teaching, you’ll find plenty at Handcraft Studio School… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Le Point

While friends are scoping out the latest trends at NYFW this week, I’m inspired to share some photos from a recent visit to shop Le Point. Located in the Mission, this women and mens’ boutique… Continue reading

On SF Girl By Bay Today: Sarah Kersten

Taking you inside one of my favorite local ceramist’s studio on SF Girl By Bay today. For a peek inside Sarah Kersten’s space, visit here. *All images by me, Leslie.