6 S.F. Decor Bloggers Dish On Their Must-Haves For The Home!

[UPDATE: This story was originally published on April 26.]
Home improvement can be an overwhelming task. Just look around your space, then peep the plethora of design options out there — from Mid-Century modern classics to minimalist-meets-maximilist style, they really are endless. And we can pretty much feel your headache. Of course, having so much good stuff to choose from isn't necessarily a horrible thing, but we still love looking to our impressive homegrown crop of design bloggers and home editors to distill all of that info for us.
And that's why we tapped six of the savviest decor scribes in the Bay — from the iconic S.F. Girl By Bay, Victoria Smith, to the editors of Rue, Anthology, Matchbook, and Apartment Therapy — to share the items they're coveting most right now. Read up, and get ready to next-level your crib.
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Katie Armour, co-founder and editorial director of Matchbook, blogger at the Neo-Traditionalist

Katie's Picks:
Faux Malachite Frame
"I have a minor obsession with malachite and this frame is both affordable and chic."
Faux Malachite Frame, $10, available at Honeymoon at Home.

Robert Abbey Table Lamp
"I love the bold plum color of this genie lamp — such a fun statement."
Robert Abbey Genie Brass and Plum Ceramic Table Lamp, $184.91, available at Lamp's Plus.

Dylan Chair
"The colorful Chinoiserie fabric on this chair is just beyond."
Dylan Chair, available at Century Furniture.

Photo: Courtesy of Cooper Carrsas
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Crystal Gentilello, co-founder and editor in chief of Rue, blogger at Crystal Gentilello

Crystal's Picks:
RabLabs Candle Holders
"Lately I can't get enough of incorporating stone finishes into my decor. These agate candle holders add just the right mix of luxe and natural to the home and serve as an excellent conversation piece."
RabLabs Vela Candlesticks, $128 for a set of 2, available at RabLabs.

Eames Time Life Chair
"I tend to go for classic shapes and silhouettes when it comes to furniture, but always look for that little something that makes a piece stand out in a crowd. The aubergine faux-python leather on this iconic Eames chair is just the kind of unexpected edge I seek out."
Eames Time Life Chair, price upon request, available at 1st Dibs.

Iron-Beaded Chandelier
"This sexy chandelier is such a show stopper! I love the drape of this three-tiered piece and the touch of moodiness it adds to any space."
Arteriors Maxim Iron-Beaded Chandelier, $1,644, available at Arteriors.  
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Anh-Minh Le, co-founder and editor in chief of Anthology magazine, contributor to The Chronicle's Home & Garden section.

Anh-Minh's Picks:
DwellStudio Zebra Pillow
"DwellStudio’s zebra pillow reminds me of the Scalamandre zebra pattern, which I have been in love with since spotting it in The Royal Tenenbaums. But at $72, the pillow is much more affordable than the $200/roll wallpaper!"
DwellStudio Tangerine Zebra Pillow, $72, available at DwellStudio.

Taft Chair from Jayson Home
"I definitely have a thing for chairs and am keen to add this one to my collection. I’m drawn to its simple silhouette, the well-worn look of the leather, and the stitching detail along the edge."
Jayson Home Taft Chair, $220, available at Jayson Home.

Central Park Print by Bella Foster
"I’ve got my eye on Bella Foster’s Central Park print, which is such a playful take on the NYC landmark. My husband’s favorite color is blue and he’s from NY, so I think he would appreciate this piece, too."
Central Park by Bella Foster Print, $150, available at Wayne Pate.

Photo: Courtesy of Victoria Smith
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Anne Sage, co-founder and executive editor of Rue, blogger at The City Sage

Anne's Picks:
Lindsay Cowles Print
"I will always covet original art. The chance to own something no one else has and to support a working artist is not to be missed. Lately I'm especially taken with the canvases of Richmond, VA, mixed-media artist Lindsay Cowles."
Untitled #47 Painting by Lindsay Cowles, price upon request, available at Lindsay Cowles.

DwellStudio Arion Table Lamp
"DwellStudio can do no wrong, and the company's latest decor offerings are no exception. I'm super picky about lighting, but I can easily envision a home for this Arion Lamp in every room of my house. Yup. Even the bathroom."
DwellStudio Arion Table Lamp, $620, available at DwellStudio.

Atomic Salt and Pepper Shakers
"I never use salt and pepper from a shaker, but maybe it's time I start, just for the excuse to buy this set from Brooklyn-based shop Leif. And really, it doesn't matter if they get used, because I know I'd smile every time I looked at them."
Leif Atomic Salt and Pepper Shakers, $46, available at Leif.

Photo: Courtesy of Woodnote Photography
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Victoria Smith, blogger at S.F. Girl By Bay

Victoria's Picks:
JuJu Hat
"I love the look of these JuJu Hats. If anyone wants to pick me one up, Table Tonic has a whole assortment of colors and my birthday is in May. I love the idea of a big bold splash of hot-pink feathers on my dining room wall."
JuJu Hat, $650, available at Table Tonic.

Crate & Barrel Faulkner Library Cabinet
"I've been coveting the idea of a vintage-inspired armoire with glass cabinet doors to store pretty accessories and shoes. I love this ornate display cabinet I saw on The Selby. This Faulkner Library Cabinet from Crate & Barrel would work well!"
Crate & Barrel Faulkner Library Cabinet, $899, available at Crate + Barrel.

Cesare Lacca Beverage Cart
"I've got a mad thing for bar carts lately. I have one, but I really like this vintage one. It's sleek, but not too polished and it's got great Mid-Century modern lines."
Cesare Lacca Beverage Cart, price upon request, available at 1st Dibs.

Photo: Courtesy of Kimberly Genevieve
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Theresa Gonzalez, blogger at Apartment Therapy, S.F.-based writer and editor

Theresa's Picks:
Mineral & Might Dining Table
"My beer budget can’t quite cope with the $6K price tag on this, but I'm holding out hope for an Anthropologie home sale! I’ve always wanted a round dining table (and the room for one) and this handmade piece has that kind of perfect nature-meets-modern mix."
Mineral & Might Dining Table, $5998, available at Anthropologie.

Coda Art Print
"I love this print line by Australia-based designers Kristina Sostarko and Jason Odd. This particular print is new and not yet available, but similar prints run cheap and still offer up great design."
Coda Art Print, $33, available at Inaluxe.

Pebble Double-Bulb Vase
"I’m obsessed with this color and the vintage silhouette makes these glass vases feel special without me having to scour antique shops."
Pebble Double-Bulb Vase, $63, available DwellStudio.

Photo: Courtesy of Nicole Hill Gerulat

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