Emily Henderson

New Open Sky stuff

Here’s what’s happening on my Open Sky page this week. My drawer liners (designed by Hammocks and High Tea) in gold sold out quickly, so now we have hot pink/white and silver/white chevron instead. The hot pink kills me.     They are on sale for $22. Click HERE for the collection.  Then we partnered… Read More …

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TOTES

SEQUINED TOTES, in fact. SEE MORE STYLES I love gold. I love sequin. I love totes. So when my friends at RUE called me and asked if I would model this GAP tote bag I replied … “totes.” As if you didn’t see that coming. As a designer and obsessive shopper, I need good totes… Read More …

My (tentative) Dining Room Plan

Current state of the dining room? Not awesome. I painted most of my house before we moved in. So in one hour I had to choose five room colors, and inevitably one of them will not be right. Case in point, my dining room: (And no, I didn’t style it like that on purpose. Just… Read More …

Latest Vintage Finds

Yesterday it rained hard all day in Los Angeles. When it rains in LA its like a natural disaster.  Riots break out.  Children become disoriented and run away from their homes.  Dogs make love to cats.  It is total chaos.  Mass hysteria. The good news is that we saw The Hunger Games (which is officially… Read More …

My New Amazing Business Cards

You guys.   Look at these: I just got my new beautiful business cards in the mail.  They were designed by To You From Me.  It’s a small company dedicated to really amazing, unique, custom letterpress stationary and invitations.  I am very, very, very happy with my results and can’t recommend them enough.    My question… Read More …

Knock off.

Dear vintage furniture, I shop for you a lot and you are all i really want to ever buy. Sometimes you are across the country, so far away and it pains me that i can’t have you.  Too much luck is involved and i’m getting sick of it.   So I’ve started compiling pictures of… Read More …

Coming at you from New York

Thank you all so much for your nice comments/personal stories the last few days.  It makes me feel really good.  So thank you.  Right now i’m in NYC checking in on the Lake House renovations and generally gallavanting around town.  I’m staying at Gild Hall hotel downtown, and totally loving it.  Probaby because it looks like… Read More …

Matters of Bidness.

Some fun announcements: 1. I’ll be at the Lowe’s on Pico blvd in Los Angeles TODAY talking about using lowe’s products to style outside.  I would love for any and all of you to come and say ‘hi’.  I’m not bringing in a ton of props, so its not a massive style how-to, and its certainly… Read More …

Ready to be jealous?

Being good at thrifting is the combination of: 1. doing your research 2. knowing your city and not being scared to go into every neighborhood. 3. having a good eye, obviously and  4. being totally obsessed and determined every day of your life OH, and 5. LUCK. Because a few days ago i was cruising… Read More …

The Lake House

The Lake House, post #1

Am I actually blogging about the 2002 film with you and Keanu Reeves about a time traveling mailbox? Not this time. Although their ‘lake house’ was crazy awesome and probably architecturally important, but i’m too busy researching for my actual lake house to research who built this one: Instead this is the first post documenting… Read More …