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5 ways I avoid burnout + some changes around here.


I’m gonna be honest with you guys. The last few months have been super hectic for me. If you’ve noticed I haven’t been all that present here on the blog lately, you’re not wrong. In August and September I wrote and shot (with Dabito) a new book that will come out next fall. I’m extremely proud of […]

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In The Company of Women — Favorite Quotes and Interview Outtakes

In The Company of Women

Grace Bonney’s new book, In the Company of Women is one of the most inspiring books I’ve ever read. For those of you who haven’t heard about it yet, it’s a compilation of interviews with 100 female entrepreneurs in creative industries. Grace is the founder and editor of Design Sponge, so the book is also […]

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Little Updates at the Jungalow


It’s been a minute since I’ve done a post update about our jungalow and that’s mostly because we haven’t done too much to it in the past few months. But even though we’ve haven’t knocked down any walls or installed any new tile, we’re finally settling in to our new home and really making those small tweaks, […]

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Finding My Voice


Last year, in a post about my work, Grace Bonney wrote …I really envy people who seem to have been born with an innate sense of personal style that is so strong that it’s easy to identify their work/home in an instant…And I feel like people often say that about my style and it makes me […]

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New Rose Bowl Scores


I made it to the Rosebowl Flea Market over the weekend. I had some luck this time around and found some serious Jungalow goodness that I’m super excited about. First of all, this Paul Bellardo sun sculpture. I’ve been a long time fan of Bellardo’s work and had seen this exact sculpture many times (online […]

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Backyard dreams for The Jungalow By The River

Justina Blakeney's Bedroom

We put a halt on our home remodeling after we finished the master bedroom and bathroom remodel earlier this year, mainly for financial reasons…but every morning when I wake up and look outside those French doors into our back yard, I start dreaming again. We have an old 2-car garage that we currently use for […]

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