Spotted SF / Mission / Anaïse

All things lovely for the ladies and the home at the *new* Anaïse. What started as a Bay area-based e-tailer now has a gorgeous storefront along a quiet street in the city’s Mission. Proprietress Renee Friedrich… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Dogpatch / Bryr Studio

Nestled among the old brick warehouses in the city’s Dogpatch district you’ll find Bryr Studio, maker of modern and chicly designed clogs inspired by West Coast stylish living. Each pair is custom and handmade… Continue reading

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