The Best Places to Get Art for Your Apartment

When Josh and I were designing our apartment, we wanted to get our art from all over the place so it didn’t look too cookie cutter. But with our bright white walls and super high ceilings, it took a while for us to fill it all.

When you’re decorating an apartment or a home, here are the places I always go to for prints and artwork:

IMG_7936 1. Etsy. Etsy has everything! Art prints, photos, anything you want. Josh and I found these Giants and Mariners prints ^^ there are they were customized and perfect for what he wanted.

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2. Records. If you’re into records like Josh and I are, buy some frames and frame them! We swap out our favorite albums and it’s nice to have art that’s easy to rotate + representative of what we love. (P.S. I get my records in SF at Amoeba!)

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3. Minted. Minted has beautiful art prints and makes custom pieces, like the one Josh and I had done above ^^. It hangs above our desk and is such a beautiful, custom addition to our bedroom!

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4. Flea markets, antique shops and art fairs. When I was studying abroad in London many years ago, I picked up this bunny art print at an art fair in Bath, England. It constantly reminds me of my time abroad and is of one of my favorite things — bunnies!

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5. Michael’s. Josh and I had a few photos of us framed in frames from Michael’s, and they’re so inexpensive but look amazing!

4 Must-Read Summer Beach Reads

I’ll admit, I don’t have much time to read these days, but it’s one of my favorite things to do. I pick up books at local bookstores all the time in SF or order ones that look appealing on Amazon Prime, so I keep a constant stockpile of books I want to crack open on my desk.

Here are four that I’m loving this summer (that would all make great summer beach reads).

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1. The Goldfinch.

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2. What Alice Forgot.

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3. The Career Code.

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4. Luckiest Girl Alive.

New Business Cards From Moo

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I’m a huge fan of paper products, including stationery and business cards. I’m currently re-designing Dear Serendipity (I can’t wait to show you guys!) and because I’ve spent so many long nights working on the new site, I rewarded myself with these great new business cards from Moo.

My favorite things about Moo’s cards: their branding is unreal (how cute is this case they come in?!), they’re so inexpensive, and the quality/paper thickness is so expensive feeling. Not sponsored, just the truth!

Check out Moo and all of their business cards here — I got this design. Happy shopping!

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[VIDEO] Packing Tips For a Weekend Getaway

I’m heading off to NYC this morning bright and early (hi, 7 AM flight) for a girls weekend and then a work trip. I’m gone for five days, and I get asked all of the time what I pack for these trips, so I thought I would document my process in a silly little video. Be prepared: there is wine, a lot of OCD tendencies and some actually good packing tips to come. Check out the video below!