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Behind the Scenes: Bo Nuage

Purveyors of the most delicious Parisienne inspired treat, Bo Nuage is a recently opened must-try LA bakery. Designed by the crazy talented J. Marx Atelier, this black and white shop is where sophisticated-glam meets melt-in-your-mouth sweets. Design and sugar all in one? I can get on board with that. We recently caught up with this...

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How to Make a Ragdoll & Giveaway

Jess Brown created a successful company through her want to make handcrafted toys for her kids. This desire turned to a full fledged career in fashion and dolls, with kids and adults alike flocking to purchase her one-of-a-kind creations. Now with the launch of her latest book...

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Behind the Blog with Gal Meets Glam

I've been reading Gal Meets Glam, for years now and have watched her grow leaps and bounds lately. Not only is she one of the best dressed woman I know, but she's got a heart the size of her audience (read: huge!) She's incredibly sweet, incredibly talented, and she's sharing all her blogging secrets with us today. With photos from Monica Wang, we'll be back later with a...

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Behind the Scenes: Studio Carta

There’s just something about Angela Liguori. When I asked if I could explore her treasure trove of gift-wrap materials for a photography shoot for my cookbook, Food Gift Love, I was touched when she said yes as she's in high demand. Having been mentioned by practically every big design press, including Martha Stewart, Design Sponge, and Oh Happy...

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Parisienne Inspired Office Tour

When the sweet folks over at Chandelier Wedding agreed to let us peek at their new studio, I could have just kissed them square on the lips. Because this space? It's pure heaven. Inspired by Claude Monet and the streets of Paris, I can't imagine a more serene space in which to spend my days. With photos from the incredibly talented Nadia Hung...

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Behind the Scenes: Wexlers Deli

It's no secret that we take our food very seriously around here. And it's our firm belief that the cornerstone to making waves in the kitchen is first being able to execute a really great sandwich. Which is why we've taken it upon ourselves to dig deep into the world of Wexler's Deli, the on-the-rise LA based shop that has mastered the art of the sandwich and is here today to tell the tale.  SMP:...

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Behind the Scenes with Young House Love

There are a ton of perks that come with blogging, but at the very top of that list is getting to know some of the sweet folks that share this internet space alongside you. And we call ourselves lucky to know and love everyone's favorite DIYing duo, John and Sherry from Young House Love. And since they just launched their very own line at Target (!!!), we thought we'd share a quick...

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Behind the Blog with Design Love Fest

Truth: every single one of us here at SMP has a mega girl crush on Bri, the brilliant mind behind Design Love Fest. In our minds, there is nothing she can't do. So when she agreed to a behind the scenes peek at her world (in her brand new bedroom, no less!) you'd better believe we jumped at the chance. With photos from the amazing Monica Wang...

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Behind the Scenes: Still House

Though I'll never deny my love affair for all things pink and sparkly, my heart and soul belongs to camp neutral. Organic inspired vases and vessels, handmade jewelry and unique bits and baubles make me weak in the knees. And New York City shop, Still House, caries all that and a whole lot more. With images from Sharon Radisch, we're going behind the scenes...

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Behind the Blog with Glitter Inc.

Truth be told, I could wax poetic about my dear friend Lexi of Glitter Inc. forever and a lifetime and never get sick of it. She is the true definition of light and radiates positivity every which way. And today she's sharing a behind the scenes peek at her life, her love and the things that make her tick. With stunning photos from the talented  ...

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Behind the Scenes with Alyson Johnson + A GIVEAWAY!

Years and years ago, I used to paint like a fiend. If I wasn't pre-occupied with some life event, you could usually find me in my bedroom, paintbrush in hand. I've since fallen out of the habit, but am seriously inspired by Alyson Johnson to pick it up again. With photos from Allison Mannella, we've been privy to a beautiful behind the scenes glimpse at her process.

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Behind the Blog with Late Afternoon

I've always thought of Liz, the genius behind Late Afternoon, as one of the cool kids on the block. She simply exudes style and class, and her fashion sense is unparalleled by many in blogland. She's constantly on the forefront of trends and, much to my delight, is ridiculously sweet to boot! With photos from Kimberly Genevieve...

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High Powered Moms Dish on Mother’s Day

I'm so thrilled to be here on this very special week for moms around the world! I recently asked some of our fav high-powered and stylish women to tell us what they're most looking forward to this Mother's Day, and to dish on their latest obsessions, getaways, gifts, and more. Make sure to pop over to The Moms Project for the latest story on fashion designer Lauren Podoll.

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Behind the Blog with So Haute

I vividly remember the first time I stumbled upon Nicole's blog, So Haute. I was unquestionably late to the game (living under a rock, I swear), but I quickly made up for it by spending the better part of the day poring through her archives. The girl is talented. There's no question. And I, of course, just had to pick her brain! Captured by Bryce Covey, there's...

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Behind the Scenes with Flourish & Prosper

Two of our very favourite wedding and event experts have recently teamed up to form one mega, super-star business: Flourish & Prosper. Cue the confetti and drinks all around! These girls are amazing apart, but as a team they're unstoppable! In addition to the cocktail sipping and confetti throwing we managed to sit down and chat party planning, business starting and so. much. more. In other words...

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Behind the Blog with Jess Lively

Follow my blog with BloglovinWhenever I'm in need of a total life overhaul or a serious dose of inspiration, I turn to the darling Jess Lively. Sweet Jess has made it her mission to spread positivity and light, all while helping men and women from all walks of life live with intention and fulfill their dreams. Captured by Yazy Jo, Jess...

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Behind The Scenes with The Beehive

That's it, in my next life I'm going to start my own shop! And you'd better believe I'll be taking cues from The Beehive. Because if anyone's doing adorable shops the right way, it's them. Chock full of cute details and quaint finds, we sat down with sweet Sandra recently and dished on all things business, and then some! Captured by Brooke Allison Photography, per...

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Behind the Scenes with Arianna Belle

In all honesty, I'll never tire of learning more about strong, powerful women who are not afraid to knock down doors and go after what they want. Women like Arianna who, alongside her mother, is the brain child behind the stunning luxury pillow line Arianna Belle. We recently dished on what it's really like to run your own business, and we're here today to tell the tale. SMP: So tell us a little about Arianna Belle! Arianna Belle...

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A Guide to Men’s Fashion

Despite the fact that I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to men's fashion, I've come to realize that there's a lot I've been missing. I always figured that a good pair of jeans goes a long way, but there's so much more to it! Luckily I had the chance to sit down with the guys behind Tweeds Shop, and get schooled on all things men's fashion. Captured by Buffy Dekmar, there's...

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Behind the Scenes of A Lovely Universe

If there were any reason for me to move to Brooklyn, it'd be to share the same area code as A Lovely Universe. And lovely sums it up perfectly as there isn't a single thing that doesn't make me buckle at the knees. As if it can get any better, the sweet shop owner has agreed to answer some of our burning questions about business ownership, and all things style. Captured by ...

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