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Design My SF

MySF: Anina in Hayes Valley

July 9, 2017

This past Saturday we headed out for an urban hike taking us from the Mission District to the Marina District with our pup, Rufus, in tow. We made a stop in Hayes Valley, a unique district that is great for strolling, grabbing a bite, and shopping. We have lots of favorite stops in the area, but we checked out the new Anina, a bar with an outdoor patio { which is pup friendly and takes group reservations of ten or more…

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Design Home Tours

Home Tour: Boho, Bright & Airy In Seattle

While we love living in San Francisco, the Mr. and I often talk about where else we can picture ourselves living. There are quite a few places that have been thrown out there over the years, but Seattle is one that we think of…

April 18, 2017
Design

Step Inside The Menlo Park Remodel

It’s no secret, if you follow me on Instagram (@JuliaGoodwinDesign) and Snapchat (@MyManicuredLife), that I have been working on a design project in Menlo Park, California. You can call it a remodel, but in reality there were very few walls remaining from the original…

July 17, 2016
Design

Interiors are Having a Senior Moment

Hurry head to your attic, local thrift store, and flea markets as a new treasure hunt is about to begin! Granny Chic is having its moment. Who might love the Granny Chic look? Those who love an eclectic space, shabby chic and country styled interiors!…

November 30, 2015
Design

Black Steel Looks Nothing Like Magnum

For some time now everyone has been updating their bathroom showers with frameless glass. Frameless glass enclosures are great for small bathrooms, allowing the eye to continue through the space rather than stopping due to grids. Yet, I simply can’t stop obsessing over black…

October 25, 2015
Design

Loving a Rental and Making It Your Own

Image Via: Julia Goodwin Design I’m one of those people that when I move, I push to move in completely right away. I’ve done this multiple times throughout my life, and each place I’ve moved into is vastly different from the next.  By applying some…

August 27, 2015
Design Lifestyle

Graciously host overnight guests

Image Via: Julia Goodwin Design We all love that phone call or email when someone announces that they are planning a trip to your town! Before you know it you have offered your home up as an option for a stay, and your guest accepted! You…

August 14, 2015
Design

IKEA’s New High Quality Line

As a designer, I get the question, “How do you feel about IKEA?” a lot! I love Ikea, I just pick and choose what I select very cautiously, looking for functionality and of course great bang for your buck (their sheepskin throws are always a…

August 8, 2015
Design

Your Best Shelfie

    One of my first jobs after college was designing model homes. When it was time for the install, everything selected for the homes (generally 5-7 homes at once) would arrive and needed to be placed with perfection. One of my favorite yet…

August 7, 2015
Design

WHEN THE RUG MEETS THE FLOOR

One of the most frequent questions I get asked is, “What is the correct rug size for my room?” While there is no simple answer for every space, there are a few guidelines that I include when designing a space, small or large. First…

May 27, 2015

My Manicured Life

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