Geometric Necklace Display

If you are up to speed with the “What’s Up” at Zest, then you probably know that we have been busy little beavers working on displaying our beautiful merchandise at our headquarters. We are so stinkin’ in love with our sweet little collection of locally made and locally sourced creations, that we wanted to do more than just have them …

If You Give a Girl a Saw

As a lady run business, we are HUGE cheerleaders for other girls who are beating to their own drums and making things happen.  We find ourselves continuously inspired by the creativity, fierceness, generosity, and sacrifice of so many lady entrepreneurs! Honestly, I don’t think Sam and I are alone in this.  Have you heard about Joanna Waterfall’s Yellow Conference?  If not, …

Minimalist Geometric Magazine Rack for Organizing

I love the warmth and beauty of woodgrain.  It is just one of those random things that makes me happy.  I guess that is one of the MANY reasons I love to dabble in woodworking.  I say “dabble” because I am in no way a master carpenter by any stretch of the imagination…but I have fun tackling projects and stepping …

Midcentury Office Organizer

Thrifty Thursday This nifty-thrifty project has our hearts thumping for retro-style!  It’s pretty rare that we can pass up cool midcentury office pieces.  A while back we found the coolest sage colored metal desk that probably graced someone’s office back in 1963…the massive heft of the piece had us all aflutter.  So, when we found the cool little mail sorter …

Trendy Tuesday: Autumn Decorating with Painted Squash

It is still a rather warm September, but the nights are cooling down and we are finally having some overcast mornings.  Thank goodness!!  I am well aware that we do not have legit seasons in California, but here on the Central Coast, we at least get a glimpse of seasonal change.  Sure, there are no seriously blustery autumn days, and …