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Finally al fresco

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The heat is back here in L.A. and last night we were able to have our first dinner outdoors. Nothing fancy- we had fish n’ chips actually- but the sky was showing off and it just felt good to be out there knowing that Spring is on its way. The big leaves are called Tetrapanex […]

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Baskets from Burundi


I made my monthly pilgrimage to the Rosebowl flea yesterday, due to the time change I got there later than I normally do, which was not fun. It was hot, crowded and the ATM machines were broken so I waited in line for an hour to get some cash. Oy. Right before I was about […]

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The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes. Cover Reveal!


Ok ok ok. So I said I wasn’t gonna do another big book after The New Bohemians for like a long time. It was a huge project. It took a lot outta me. Plus, it did really well in the book universe and I was scared. What if my next book wasn’t as good?? So I talked […]

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Thank You, Thank You


Last week, in a moment of inspiration after the Women’s March, I decided to sell a print of one of my paintings and donate the proceeds to a good cause. I have never really sold my artwork before and I never (EVER!) could have imagined that together, we’d raise $15,000 for the Downtown Women’s Center in Los Angeles! You […]

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Our furniture collection is here! Justina X Selamat


Over the past year I’ve talked a bit about my new furniture line with Selamat Designs. They are a family-owned San Francisco design company that uses sustainable timbers and easily renewable resources, like rattan, to make really beautiful furniture. Our collection was a great learning experience for me. I learned a TON about materials, engineering and […]

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Women’s March + Limited edition print of ‘In Chorus’


Yesterday I marched with my family and 750,000 other Angelenos in Downtown Los Angeles at the Women’s March. Though I sometimes get overwhelmed in crowds, the tone of the march was so uplifting and calm that I had no freak-out moments.  It was a beautiful, powerful day on so many levels. I marched for Mother […]

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