Last weekend we had the honor of hosting our beautiful niece's baby shower--in our backyard! Kaya (@kayacapella) and her husband Ben wanted a woodland/forest vibe so our jungle landscape proved to be an ideal backdrop. Several of us set out early in the morning with clippers and baskets and walked around...

          Is it just me or does it seem that Australians have taken the design world by storm? They have trademarked an aesthetic of contrasts that just work: modern, rustic, bright, moody, bohemian and polished. In addition, they know how to bring the outdoors in, seamlessly. Every time I go to Bali, I love...

This post was inspired by a product we fell in love with on a recent trip to the Bay Area. After coffee at the Depot in Mill Valley, we popped into Summer House where we were intrigued by a mysterious  dark metal container housing lava stones. Beside it was a small bottle...

Aloha and welcome to our blog! We are excited to use this as an interactive platform to share our latest ideas, design projects, DIY’s, and inspirations with you. We welcome your questions, comments and feedback. Thanks for following along! Luis and Ana Castillo...