Have you noticed how fresh the new Woman's Day looks?
In the short few months she's been at the helm, editor in chief Elizabeth Mayhew has been making smart changes to update the look and feel of the magazine, while still respecting its venerable history at the go-to guide for women's nutrition, fitness, beauty and fashion since the 30s. Elizabeth I met years ago during my first interview at House Beautiful. Since then, she's gone on to serve as style director of Real Simple, make guest appearances on the Today Show and even write a book! Her philosophy on decorating and entertaining is refreshingly down to earth, and I echo it here, in these pages. Simply put: You don't have to spend a lot of money to live a beautiful life.
Take, for example, this story I shot for the August issue, a kitchen redo by San Diego-based designer Amy Meier. If you want to talk about clever, up and coming designers to watch working with real-life budgets, bookmark her.WestWeek back in March. I
Huge thanks to designer Amy Meier, her clients and photographer Coral Von Zumwalt for making the shoot such a success! Now, for a sneak peak of everything that went on behind the scenes, check out Amy's post!