Tag Archive: berkeley

Spotted / Berkeley, CA / Erica Tanov

There is a natural elegance and timeless beauty in every one of Erica Tanov’s designs, whether a dress, camisole, coat or her home line of bedding, linens, ceramics, textiles, wallpaper and furniture. I… Continue reading

Spotted / Berkeley, CA / Melissa Joy Manning

Inside the bejeweled world of Melissa Joy Manning. Located just off Berkeley’s Fourth Street you’ll find this gem filled with her creations, as well as other local jewelry artists and lovely objects for… 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.

20 Questions: Todd Wagner of Honestly YUM

Allow me to introduce our next guest in the ongoing “20 Questions” series. Todd Wagner is a master mixologist and editor for HonestlyYUM. He has spent many years behind the bar in addition to operating his own beverage catering company.… Continue reading

Spotted / Berkeley, CA / Social Studies

A shop that won my heart the second I walked in. Instantly I recognized so many pieces from makers I love and styles from brands I covet. This bright, beautifully designed space is full of perfect, simple, made for… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Berkeley / Tail of the Yak

Here is a precious little shop that  specializes in all sorts of pretty. The selections are absolutely exquisite and ever-changing—ranging from antique to new, and from the globally sourced to the locally made.… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Berkeley / Nest

A long-time favorite SF shop of mine also has a beautiful Berkeley location. Shop owners, Judy and Marcella, continue to gather the loveliest collection of new gift items, as well as treasured old… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Berkeley / The Gardener

I constantly frequent their small shop in the SF Ferry Building especially during the farmers market on Saturdays. I always find so many lovely and nifty items for my little home. Then I… Continue reading

Spotted / Bay Area / Berkeley / Castle in the Air

This place is like a fairy tale come true with darling little creatures and treasures peeking out from all over. I could’ve spent hours admiring and trying to capture all the details of… Continue reading