Sarah Han

Wild about Marushka
Sadly, the last Marushka print was produced in 1989, before the company became Michigan Rag and focused more on apparel. The company continues to screen some revived Marushka prints today, under the name Marooshka, via The Art Farmer.For those of you who love the hunt of thrifting, original Marushkas can still be found in many thrift stores today. Otherwise, you can find them on eBay. Or, just admire from afar via Marushka Central and this great blog dedicated to Marushka.
Jul 11, 2019
10 Household Items to Donate to an Animal Shelter
We’ve suggested donating your towels to animal shelters, but there’s a whole slew of other common household items that could be put to good use at a shelter (or vet’s office) near you.Here are 10 common items that are welcome at many shelters:• Blankets. Fleece blankets are especially good for pet bedding. They keep animals warm and comfortable, and hopefully make them feel at home in the shelter until they find a cozier permanent home.• Plastic bags (with no holes!
May 10, 2019
(Too Many) Pictures of Yourself in the Home
To us, having too many portraits of yourself on display in your home is kind of like having a tattoo of yourself on your own body. It can come off as vain and tacky. We do think there are some instances of having a few photos of yourself in your own home that are forgivable/appropriate:• Photographs of yourself taken with friends and loved ones. A no brainer here. Who doesn’t like to be reminded of their bonds with those of whom we’re close.
May 9, 2019
House Tour: Mason and Serena’s Sunset Beach Bungalow
Name: Mason St. Peter and Serena Mitnik-Miller Location: Outer Sunset, San Francisco, CA Size: 400 sq. ft. Years lived in: Mason: Since July 2007, Serena: Since July 2008 >> >> Mason and Serena, business partners of Two Birds Fly, a green company that curates the art and design of surfboards, had to find creative ways to make more living space when Serena moved in this past July. Nestled in back of the main house inhabited by their landlords, their bungalow is of modest size.
Apr 15, 2019
Mini House Tour: Serena’s Cozy Santa Cruz Surf Shack
Name: Serena Mitnik-MillerLocation: Santa Cruz, CASize: Approximately 100-120 sq. ft.Years lived in: 2 years, rented >> Artist and Mollusk Surf Shop Gallery Director Serena Mitnik-Miller sent us these photos of the tiny surf shack that she lived in, when she resided in Santa Cruz. We loved the photos so much that we decided to share them with you in this mini house tour.
Apr 15, 2019
James’ Bernal Heights Re-Make/Re-Model
Name: James NestorLocation: Bernal Heights, San Francisco, CASize: 930 square feetYears lived in: 2.5 years, owned We were elated that James Nestor agreed to do a house tour of his amazing home. Initially, he seemed surprised that we’d want to showcase his diminutive, but unique Bernal Heights digs, but we were able to detect the deserved pride he has for his place, a house that he transformed from an unlivable dump into an inviting, visually-appealing, and space-efficient home.
Feb 2, 2010
Lisa and Clay’s Artsy and Calm Collaboration
Name: Lisa Congdon and Clay Walsh Location: Mission District, San Francisco Size: 1,000 square feetYears lived in: 6 years Artist and Rare Device store owner Lisa Congdon is no stranger to Apartment Therapy. We’ve featured her art, the products based on her works, her store displays, and even a tour of her house a few years ago.
Aug 25, 2009