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A Red Rock Reboot in Sedona, AZ

Sedona

You’ve splashed around all summer – but water, schmater. When you’re thirsting for drier digs, nothing beats a Fall getaway to Sedona, Arizona. Get ready for convertible-worthy temps, jaw-dropping scenery, and that inimitable new-agey vibe.

The Whimsical World of SF Paper Sculptor Chloe Fleury

The Whimsical World of SF Paper Sculptor Chloe Fluery

When French paper artist Chloe Fleury moved to San Francisco a few years ago she was so inspired by the city's colorful architecture, she decided to, well, build her own.

Designer Combines Hand-Lettering and Bay Area Cuisine at Curiosity Shoppe's New Art Show

Bok choy, asparagus, avocado, chicken parts...and a talented sign painter. Mash it up and what do you get? Berkeley artist Heather Diane Hardison's delicious new show, Illustrated Bites, at the Curiosity Shoppe.

Sew Cool! SFO's History of Sewing Exhibit

Sew Cool! SFO's History of Sewing Exhibit

You don’t have to be a domestic goddess – or know a needle from a thread – to appreciate SFO’s new exhibit, Threading the Needle: Sewing in the Machine Age. 

Furniture Made From the Golden Gate Bridge

Furniture Made From the Golden Gate Bridge

Ah, the Golden Gate Bridge. Folks all over the world dream of walking on it, driving over it, sailing under it, framing pics of it…and turning it into an end table?

Bay Area Artist Turns Recycled Wine Corks Into Cool Doormats

Bay Area Artist Turns Recycled Wine Corks Into Cool Doormats

There's nothing more whine-worthy than cleaning your abode. Well, put a cork in it: Bay Area-based recycle artist Sally Stokes has found the perfect pairing to ease our dirt trackin' woes. She's turned her full-bodied wine cork collection into stylish doormats.

Hand-made from 284 corks, these durable greeters are solidly laced together in a basket weave-style, allowing debris to easily fall between the holes. Admittedly obsessed with collecting corks everywhere she goes from restaurants to wine tasting sojourns to worldly travels, Stokes' crafts the doormats from her overflowing assemblage.

SF Creatives Turn Literary Classics Into Poster Art

SF Creatives Turn Literary Classics Into Poster Art

When writing is good (like insanely good) – it’s art. The problem? You can’t exactly frame your favorite reads without wallpapering every inch of your abode. Enter SF-based Matt Grinberg’s and Alex Yancher’s NovelPoster – entire literary works printed on a single page.

New on the Aisle: Brooch Bouquets

New on the Aisle: Brooch Bouquets

While you want your wedding day to last forever – your bridal bouquet has more short-lived plans. So why not toss the dead-in-a-day posies for buds that won’t kick the bucket?

Design Destination: San Francisco Ferry Building

Design Destination: San Francisco Ferry Building

To-die-for pastries, local farm-fresh produce, artisanal cheeses, intoxicating aromas. The San Francisco Ferry Building is no doubt a gastro good time. But for design-lovers, its non-consumables are just as crave-worthy.

A Peek Inside Old Oakland's New Popuphood

Pop-up shops? So 2011. Popuphoods? Hello, 2012.

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