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sfgirlbybay: Today’s Feature Blogger

December 8, 2016
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Does your home or life need an injection of pizzazz? Pack your bags CoContesters, we’re heading west-side to California to check out the inimitable modern bohemian stylings of sfgirlbybay.

Last week we featured The Inspired Room, a home renovation, DIY blog, while today we’ll be checking out sfgirlbybay. Are you ready to see some seriously stylish interiors, in addition to being inspired and delighted? Read on below and learn more and start decorating today!

About Victoria Smith…


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Taking a peek inside Victoria’s stylish dining room says it all. A combination of bohemian style with modern, mid-century pieces this room is definitely fresh and inspiring. Victoria herself is a San Franciscan, who currently resides in the City of Angels – Los Angeles. Blogger, photographer and lover of all things style and design, she splits her time Instagramming, while running around LA sourcing the latests finds with her dog Lucy in tow.

Certainly no amateur, sfgirlbybay has been named a top blog by a number of media outlets, and has an impressive array of accolades. Highlighting up and coming designers, while boosting her own unique style Victoria encourages individuality and adds value to the over-saturated design blogosphere. If you’d like to learn more, head over here.

Fab DIY advice and ideas


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Here at CoContest HQ we love a great DIY project. With carefully curated posts there are plenty of ideas, tips and tricks to decorate your home like a pro.

We thought this photos to art project was particularly neat, while easy enough to complete in a day! If you like what you see, head over here and check it out.

Home tours abound!


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Who doesn’t love checking out the inside of someone else’s home? Let’s face it, we all want to take a peek, but often have to settle with our imagination. Not so, thanks to sfgirlbybay. Boasting a huge collection of home tours and apartment jaunts, the blog is replete with a host of ideas and inspiration.

This eclectic Parisian apartment really caught our eye, while providing insight into how we might like to decorate our own abodes. Check it out here!

Inspiration and endless ideas


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As self-confessed tile junkies, we loved the range of inspirational and well-curated photographs on the sfgirlbybay blog. With a style to suit everyone, and a selection of chic, timeless ideas, it’s hard to pick favourites when it comes to these posts. If you also love tiles and need some inspiration for your home, check out the full post here.

sfgirlbybay on Instagram…

la casa del bonsai in havana.

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As always, our thirst for stylish interiors, dreamy travel escapes and gorgeous accoutrements is endless! Thanks to Victoria Smith the sfgirlbybay Instagram account satiates our needs. Boasting a serious case of wanderlust, while offering up a few handy interior ideas, this is sure to get your creative juices flowing. Replete with over 196,000 followers and counting, we’re pretty sure Victoria has hit the mark with her bohemian modern style!

What did you think of sfgirlbybay? Add your comments below, we’d love to hear from you!

And stay tuned next Thursday for another stylish dose of feature-blogger inspiration!

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