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Santa Barbara's guide to what's new and undiscovered for home and garden, entertaining, style and travel. The resource guide below lists local happenings, boutique finds, travel destinations, food artisans and design professionals.

Leonard Unander Associates Building Green

LUA recently completed this 3,200 sf sleek contemporary home in Montecito with some great green building elements. Award-winning DesignARC was the architect on the project; the client was the interior designer. The home integrates a full array of solar panels, high efficiency heating and air conditioning units, high R-value insulation and door/window glazing, along with […]


Ron Brand Homes Contemporary Montecito Residence

Down a tree-lined gated driveway, this newly remodeled Contemporary Style Montecito home, completed in 2015 by Giffin and Crane, sits on approx. 2.73 acres. Listed with Sotheby’s International Realty, Ron Brand Homes.


Lily in Montecito

Lily, a jewel box of a boutique located on Coast Village Road in Montecito, offers an eclectic mix of  jewelry, designer clothing, exquisite gifts and intriguing interior elements for the home. Loyal customers depend on owner Linda O’Hare’s selective editing of unique finds at this popular shopping destination.

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The Ranch Malibu

The Ranch Malibu spans acres of native grounds, offering hiking trails, picturesque mountain and canyon views and authentic splendor. The Ranch offers the perfect setting to focus on your health, fitness, nutrition and wellness goals. Located three miles above the Pacific Ocean in the Santa Monica Mountains, the property contains a Spanish hacienda, a welcoming […]


Dalva Duarte and Kim Reierson at The Gallery Montecito

The Gallery Montecito opens its hearts and doors to a new art show entitled ʻHorsesʼ- specifically designed to benefit a local charity. True to its mission statement, The Gallery Montecito has created an art event showcasing the work of painter Dalva Duarte and photographer Kim Reierson, with the philanthropic goal of raising monies to benefit […]


Ensberg Jacobs Design Santa Barbara Spanish Restoration

The restoration, remodel, and additions to this 1920’s Santa Barbara Spanish style home corrected functional issues and brought the charming classic bungalow into the 21st century, giving it new life for a family of four while preserving and enhancing the original Spanish Style.


Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Montecito Country Mart

This coming weekend, the Montecito Mart celebrates this special day with exquisite desserts from Merci to go, fun crafts at Toy Crazy, and the Rose Cottage flower stand will be selling romantic floral arrangements from Bloom Floral & Foliage on February 13th & 14th. 


The Landsby Hotel in Solvang

The Landsby is the newest and most innovative hotel in Solvang, CA. This stunning 41-room boutique hotel offers warm hospitality and refined, stylish accommodations with a hint of traditional Scandinavian aesthetic. DMHA Architecture + Interior Design of Santa Barbara and Studio Collective, Los Angeles spearheaded the recent renovation.


Indigo Interiors Annual Showroom Sale

INDIGO is a fine furnishings and interior design showroom, located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. The collection is a blend of east and west, antique and contemporary.  The ANNUAL SHOWROOM SALE begins on Saturday, February 13th and runs through February 20th. The entire showroom of floor samples and accessories is reduced.


Brigit Binns Cooking Classes 2016

Located in the bucolic heart of California’s Central Coast wine country just six minutes from the Paso Robles main square, Refugio boasts a fully-equipped teaching/catering kitchen and expansive patio. Students at the classes learn to create fantastic food, savor award-winning wines, and meet chefs, local winemakers and food artisans in a convivial atmosphere.  Two state-of-the-art […]


Raoul Textiles Gifts for the Home

The Raoul Textiles showroom on State Street in downtown Santa Barbara is the ideal place to find distinctive gifts for the home. View their most recent fabric designs in myriad prints and colors and refresh your home with pillows and Raoul’s curated collection of decorative accessories.