Entries from November 27th, 2018

Gift Guide // For the Kiddos

Are you guys all shopped out? I unfortunately haven’t even started because I am still playing catch up on e v e r y t h i n g. Seriously. when am I going to catch up and stop feeling like I have to sprint back and forth from 800 things until I collapse in bed way too late? Is this what being a mother of 2 and working will always look like? SEND HELP!? Well anywho, at least I have this guide of what I may buy for our Clover girl even if I will end up getting it the week or day before christmas. Any one of these would do.

Shop this gift guide // triangle book // high chair // wooden rattle // organic quilt //  leather piggy bank // salt night light // tiger dress // play mat // baby hammock // leopard booties // knitted elephant // fox basket

 

See other gift guides here:

gift guide for her the hostess & him the host 

See previous years gift guides here:

hostess gift guide

gift guide for her

gift guide for cabin life

holiday gift guide for him

holiday gift guide for fur kids

holiday gift guide for littles

 

Gift Guides // For Her the Hostess & Him the Host

Kicking off the start of my gift guides this year with the “Hostess’ & Hosts” guides. With Thanksgiving on tomorrow (EEP! where did November go?!) here’s some great ideas of what you can gift to the those hosts this week!

FOR HER

Shop this gift guide // black pedestal bowl //rolling pin // brass cylinder vase // seagrass carafe // santal 26 candle // golden metal candlestick // marble board // ferrone glasses // wood trivet // bar tools // linen napkins // wine decanter 

 

FOR HIM

Shop this guide // scotch flavored toothpicks // cocktail shaker // horn soap dish //copper tumbler // enamelware bowls // kettle  // shark bottle stopper  // socks // chess set  // ashtray  // linen bathrobe // match striker

SSS x SemiHandmade for Ikea Besta!

I have the best(a) news! SemiHandmade who is known mostly for customizing Ikea kitchens with their quality doors is now making doors that are compatible with Ikea’s Besta units and that includes my line of sss x semihandmade modern beaded doors! So, that means all the floating credenza’s, DIY units, and media cabinets just got SO much better. Just before we packed up our LA house, they sent me some of the new SSS doors for the Besta unit I already had in my living room and I gave it a super quick facelift by just swapping out the doors.

To make this unit I bought the “BESTÅ TV unit frame” (no doors) W70⅞×D15¾×H15″ which is $99 from Ikea. I mounted it to the wall with the included hardware and cut a piece of plywood down for the top. I then used wood screws to secure the top to the cabinet coming up from the inside of the cabinet. You’ll also need 3 packs of hinges (one pack of two for each door in your unit) from Ikea and then the doors you purchase from SemiHandmade. All of the signature SSS colors are available and I love how the Desert Grey and my beaded fronts bring a little dimension and warmth to what I had there previously.

Shop the Look  Cabinet Doors in “Desert Grey” by Sarah Sherman Samuel for Semi Handmade // Besta Cabinet box from IKEA // Rejuvenation Sliding Barn Doors // Rejuvenation Sliding Barn Door Hardware // Jonathan Adler Chandelier // Frances Loom Rug // Green Vase from Anthropologie // Pointed Metal Object from CB2 (old) see similar here // Pyramid Object from Zara (old) see similar here & here // White 3 Tier Candle From Zara (old) // Ceramic Bowl from Zara (old) see similar here //  White Vases from West Elm // Interiors AM Book //Minimum Book // Kinfolk Home Book // Wall Color “Snowfall” by behr

But wait… there’s more. ;) To illustrate how easy it is to change up the whole look of the space with just a few quick edits, I swapped the SSS x SemiHandmade doors to pink, switched up the rug, art and a few of the accessories. Boom, we have a fresh new room!

I am personally excited about all the new possibilities using the SemiHandmade doors on the Besta storage units and I also can’t wait to see what you guys do with them. Endless Ikea hacks! P.s. Are you team Blush or team Desert Grey?

Shop the Look: Cabinet Doors in “Blush” by Sarah Sherman Samuel for SemiHandmade // Besta Cabinet box from IKEA // Rejuvenation Sliding Barn Doors // Rejuvenation Sliding Barn Door Hardware // Samsung The Frame  Smart TV // Coordinating Wood Frame for TV // Jonathan Adler Chandelier // Frances Loom Rug // White 3 Tier Candle From Zara (old) // Ceramic Bowl from Zara (old) see similar here //  White Vases from West Elm // Interiors AM Book //Minimum Book // Kinfolk Home Book //  Wall Color “Snowfall” by behr

See more about my line of SSS x SemiHandmade doors here.
See the rest of our LA home here.

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