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The Paris Journal | Jessica Wright

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When we're planning a trip, there are a few people we turn to for their recommendations.  One is our friend Jessica Wright, Curator of  Bon Traveler.  Jessica  is one part northern California two parts abroad, spending the majority of the year in foreign lands, curating travel guides for the design-focused traveler.

November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
morel mushrooms

A Conversation with Griffin Wilson

Griffin Wilson, also known as @cabincorn, is a special type of chef.  He's intimately acquainted with his ingredients and writes poetic odes to the mushroom and the radish.  

November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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Our Entertaining Top Ten

What are the things you reach for over and over again when you're entertaining?  We'll go first.  
November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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Photo Essay | Setting the Mood with Candlelight

The flicker of candlelight immediately creates an ambiance that settles the mind and invites moments of ease and intimacy among friends and family. 
November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
eiffel tower

Our Guide to Our Long Lost Love, Paris

On our most recent shopping trip for Elsie Green, we detoured to one of our favorite European cities and had a 72 hour reunion with our long lost love, Paris. It felt so good to explore a city that feels simultaneously familiar and veiled with a bit of mystery.
November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
not from paris madame poster

The Paris Journal | Victoria Smith

When we're planning a trip, there are a few people we turn to for their recommendations.  One is our friend Victoria Smith, Curator of  Super Marché and editor of SF Girl by Bay, has a cool, bohemian style that we love. And she knows how to get the most out of a quick trip or a long holiday.   Read on for Victoria's Paris list.  

November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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Our Secret Recipe

Occasionally you'll want to give your flatware a little polish. So here is our favorite, low-maintenance recipe for a lustrous shine. It's simple, quick and fun!
November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
vintage silver collection

Starting a Collection | Vintage Silver

The best collections are built over time, with pretty pieces that are special in some way.  Once you decide to collect something, let your friends and family know so they can add to your collection along with you.  

 

November 25, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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Relax | Our Guide to Enjoying Thanksgiving

On the runway to what is the ultimate entertaining holiday, we have a choice:  we can stress out or we can relax.  We choose relax.  

November 20, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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Photo Essay | Velvet, A Tactile Love Story

While most trends come and go, we've never seen velvet be out of focus in the glossy pages of magazines. From the edited minimalist's home to the maximalist who layers it in every bold color, we are calling it the unofficial fabric of autumn.
November 14, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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Better Hair Days Ahead

Throughout the year there are seasonal changes that occur naturally, like switching out your summer linens for cozy sweaters as the temperature begins to drop. What might not be at the top of your mind is re-evaluating your beauty routine to make sure it still serves you from season to season. 
November 14, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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The Coolest Winery in Sonoma County | A Conversation with Scribe

There is something extra special about wine country in the fall, when the light is so golden and the vines start to change color. We are very loyal to Scribe Winery, one of our local favorites.  
November 07, 2022 — Laurie Furber
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Etcetera | Our Podcast

Welcome to the Elsie Green Podcast where our host Andie and her guests discuss design, travel, fashion, beauty and other beautiful things in life.