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Santa Barbara's guide to what's new and undiscovered for home and garden, entertaining, and fashion. Browse the resource guide below that lists local happenings, boutique finds and design professionals.
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Neumann Mendro Andrulaitis Architects Design Coastal Retreat

The primary residence was built in 1993 and the homeowner worked with NMA Architects on a interior remodel that was completed in 2011. Concurrent with the remodel, NMA developed plans for a new residence on the adjacent narrow lot, to be used as a guest house. Recently completed, this compound is now the ideal getaway […]


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Raoul Textiles Factory Sale

Raoul Textiles’ famous FACTORY SALE (110 Los Aguajes Ave.) will be held Saturday, October 25th, from 9am to 3pm. See first-hand where the fabric is printed and stock up on first and second quality goods at next to nothing pricing. After the FACTORY SALE, stop by the State Street showroom to view the recently launched […]


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DesignARC Hope Ranch Mediterranean

Returning from the East Coast, the owners of this Hope Ranch home came to California with the desire to build a home that blended into Santa Barbara’s Mediterranean environment. They envisioned a house with a traditional exterior, but whose interiors were spare and sleek, reminiscent of a modern, New York loft.


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Peregrine Galleries Jewelry Collections

Peregrine Galleries, located in Montecito, CA is known for carrying the finest Navajo and Zuni turquoise jewelry, Georg Jenson, Bakelite jewelry from the 1930’s to 1950’s, vintage Chanel and more.


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Croydon-Historic Montecito Manor

Just moments from Montecito’s lower village, this historic English country manor sits on 1.8 acres, hidden behind eucalyptus trees and garden hedges with breathtaking ocean and mountain vistas. Built in 1929, the home exhibits a delicate balance of characteristics.  Floor-to-ceiling white paneling and large, ocean-view windows brighten rich oak floors, while state-of-the-art amenities complement its […]


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Encanto Women’s Clothing Boutique

Classic, yet elegant women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories. Each item in this popular boutique has been thoughtfully curated by the owner, award-winning designer Christy Martin, who frequently travels near and afar to add to her always evolving atelier of fine goods. Located in the La Arcada Courtyard, downtown Santa Barbara.


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Tour Lotusland Before Winter Closing

The last day to explore the garden this year on a public tour is November 15th. The County of Santa Barbara’s strict Conditional Use Permit requires Ganna Walska Lotusland to close for three months every winter. Public tours will resume in mid-February.


UCSB Arts & Lectures Season 2014-2015

Founded in 1959, UCSB Arts & Lectures is the largest and most influential arts and lectures organization between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Arts & Lectures annually presents more than a hundred events, from critically acclaimed concerts and dance performances by world-renowned artists to talks by groundbreaking authors and film series at UCSB and Santa […]


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Porch Home & Garden Fall Season

Inspiring harmony between the indoors and the outdoors, porch offers a combination of uncommon and contemporary selections for your home and garden. Throughout the Carpinteria store, you’ll find eco-friendly furniture, and decorative accents made from all the elements of nature — metal, stone, wood and leather.


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Jodi G Designs Fall Collection

Join stylist Jodi Goldberg for a unique shopping experience in her private showroom in Montecito.  On display…cashmere and fall clothing, custom jewelry and a new line of handbags from Jodi’s recent Indonesian travels.


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Coast 2 Coast Collection 3rd Anniversary

Holly & Bob Murphy, owners of Coast 2 Coast, will be celebrating the store’s 3rd year anniversary. Along with hosting Master Ceramic Artisan Alessandro Taddei of VIETRI on Tuesday, November 4th, Coast 2 Coast will be having a week long celebration, with trunk shows featuring Christofle Silver, Waterford Crystal, Kim Seybert table linens and accessories, […]


Storage and Organization from Provisions

January brings a fresh start, so get ready for the New Year in a clean and organized home with help from Provisions. Natural cleaning supplies and well designed pantry storage is readily available from their online shopping website. Provisions is a collection of items for the kitchen and table, with a distinct style of combining […]