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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.

Spanish-Style Home in the Montecito Foothills

The home is a charming hacienda with beautiful grounds surrounding it but it had a few features that needed updating. Designer Micholyn Brown’s goal was to soften it and make it feel like a modern Spanish cottage.


Botanik Succulents, Orchids and Containers

Botanik in Summerland artfully blends furnishings with rare orchids, succulents, a stellar selection of containers, boxwood topiaries, and unique accessories. With a background in floral design and a lifelong love of gardening, owner Molly Hutto has been the creative force behind botanik’s popular succulent gardens.


Mid-Century Modern Compound

This stylish and iconic redesigned Mid-Century modern compound truly embraces the chic Montecito lifestyle. Fantastic indoor and outdoor entertaining through its open design, the two bedroom and two bathroom single-level main house opens to a new pool, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, expansive lawns, & mountain views. Listed with MK Properties.


Folio Press & Paperie Gifts and Cards

folio press & paperie’s retail store, located on Motor Way on lower State Street, offers a selection of high quality journals, gift wrapping supplies, scented candles, jewelry and fashion accessories, children’s items, books and calendars. Stop in and peruse their selection of graduation, Father’s Day gifts and greeting cards.


El Fureidis Estate in Montecito

El Fureidis – translated as ‘tropical paradise’ – is one of Montecito’s most celebrated estates and steeped in rich and colorful history. The estate was founded in 1906 by James Waldron Gillespie  and designed by renowned architect Bertram Goodhue. The main house recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation with a careful eye for detail, preserving the […]


Brunch at Mattei’s Tavern, Los Olivos

Mattei’s Tavern serves local & organic cuisine, presented with a bit of whimsy in a welcoming atmosphere. Lead by Chef/Partner Robbie Wilson, Mattei’s Tavern balances its rich history with a nod to the future.


Chris Moore Interior Design

Chris Moore believes that interior design should be a collaboration between the designer, client, architect and contractor. Specializing in residential design, she works closely with architects from the earliest stages of each project to insure that their vision is reflected in the interior spaces with taste and sophistication.


DLG Lighting Co

DLG Lighting’s collaboration with Santa Barbara architect Britt Jewett of Studio 7 has resulted in a line of exterior lighting fixtures that is truly unique. With the launch of its website, DLG Lighting Co is introducing a brand new way to purchase handmade, architecturally designed lighting online.

L’Aviva Home Online Shopping

L’aviva Home is a series of curated collections featuring handcrafted wares from artisans around the globe. The collections reflect the belief that the things we surround ourselves with should possess a soul, a history, and a purpose beyond mere decoration: they should help us connect to the world.


Le Petit Chef Weekly Meal Delivery

Le Petit Chef’s Weekly Meal Delivery in Santa Barbara offers gourmet, seasonally inspired dishes using the freshest local ingredients delivered for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.


Lilac Pâtisserie in Downtown Santa Barbara

On any given day at Lilac Pâtisserie, pastry chef-restaurateur, Gillian Muralles, can be found behind the bakery’s signature cake counter meticulously crafting a one-a-kind masterpiece. It’s her specialty: luxurious cakes with incredible texture and delectable taste. The twist? Everything she makes is gluten-free.


A Taste of Ojai: A Collection of Small Plates

This recently released book by local chef Robin Goldstein shares a great little collection of ‘small plates’, simple to sophisticated, celebrating some of the harvests that grow plentifully in the Ojai Valley.