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Basket Love

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It’s no secret I love baskets. Being born and brought up in Kenya, there were locally made baskets everywhere. They feel very familiar to me and I can’t imagine a room without at least one. In every nook and cranny of our jewel box store you’ll find a beautiful hand crafted basket.
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How to Decorate your Bedroom with Blush Tones in time for Valentine’s Day

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we couldn’t help but fall in love with soft and romantic blush tones. The subtle rose colored hues beg to be brought into your bedroom, a sanctuary, and a space for peace and nurturing. Here’s a little help to create a look with some of our favorite...
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In Good Company with Humanity Magazine

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When Humanity asked to feature me in their beautiful magazine, I was incredibly honored. I admire that they support and highlight so many of the businessmen and women, entrepreneurs and philanthropists I admire. To say I’m in good company in their latest issue is an understatement and it’s...
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Recreate the Look – Neutrals and Texture

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  At DIANI Living, we love texture and juxtaposition. Mixing smooth and grainy, dark and light, new and old are simple ways to make a space feel dynamic and inviting. When I go out on buying travels, I always have this in mind and, to give a sense of how some of our finds work together, we’re...
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A Few Easy Pieces to Refresh Your Home After the Holidays

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We just returned from an inspiring trip to England and visited many old haunts that reminded me that home really is where the heart is. Home is also where special memories and pieces are collected and that is a philosophy that rules my design decisions when collaborating with clients on their homes and...
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A Holiday Greeting From DIANI Living

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1 Gift that Offers 8 Health Benefits

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With the holiday season in full swing and the New Year on the horizon, we have found the perfect gift to give anyone who appreciates beautiful design wrapped in good intentions. These Ayurvedic copper water bottles have many health benefits that will help you through this busy time and start 2017 off...
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These Are a Few of My Favorite Things

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We’ve been busy getting our website together and organized for the holidays so you can shop with us from wherever you are. We still have so much to do to have our site fully stocked with all the goodies we have in store, but I want to share a few of my current favorites that make me happy and are great...
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DIANI Living Video Part 2 – Happy Mother’s Day!

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We especially love that DIANI Living brings parents and their kids in to shop together and, with Mother’s Day right around the corner, we couldn’t think of a better occasion to celebrate the beauty of spending time with your little tots outside in the garden.We have everything you need to...
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Happy Valentine’s Day with Our 1st Video Message

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Happy Valentine’s Day from the entire DIANI Living and DIANI team to you. To celebrate this day of love and gratitude, we wanted to share our first ever DIANI Living video with you! We had fun making it and hope you enjoy watching. Click the play button on the bottom image. Lots of love, xoxo PS.
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Gift Ideas For The Cook

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Whether you have a wannabe cook in your life or someone who is a natural born chef, we have unique and useful gifts to make life if the kitchen easy and much prettier. Here are some of my favorites in the store. DIANI Living Apron Ceramic Growler (available in white, grey or black): $65 Linen Tea Towel...

The Ultimate Gift Guide For Him

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A gift tells a thousand words and gifts for men call for something extra special and unique. We have you covered with our meticulously curated finds from around the world. Whether it’s an early 20th century flask, or 18th century bottle opener, he’s going to cherish any of these pieces for...

DIANI Living Dream Bedding

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With the chilly nights, we’ve been dreaming of cozy beds over at DIANI Living and have a special deal to make that dream bed a reality. Metallic 22″ square cushions $195, Custom bolster pillow (sold out but taking special orders), White bed throw 96″ x 144″ $275. Metallic 22″...
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Tip Top Table

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Over the years, I’ve either inherited from family or collected many complete sets of plates, glasses and silverware. And, as it goes with living, they have been subjected to cracks and breakage. The result is now an exciting collection of mismatched pieces with many stories to tell. With a mix...
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Our Fall Bedding Makeover

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With fall almost upon us, I always like to switch up my bedding to add texture and coziness, without adding heaviness or bulk. I’ve created decorative cushions that have just the right hues to compliment our Moroccan bed throws. Each color story works perfectly on top of a base of crisp, neutral...
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Fiesta Favorites

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We’re feeling festive over here as Santa Barbara kicks of it’s annual celebration of Old Spanish Days. While the mariachis play and the sangria flows, we’re listing our favorite things from DIANI, DIANI Shoes and DIANI Living to help get the party started. Viva La Fiesta! Clockwise...
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Our DIANI Living Denim Apron Has Arrived!

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I’m so proud of a project that has been 10 months in the making and can now finally share it with you! I designed and chose Citizens of Humanity to make a fun and very useful denim apron. It’s the first time they’ve done a collaboration like this and I’m very proud that it was...

Father’s Day Finds

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Father’s Day is Sunday! That’s right. Sunday! But don’t worry, there’s still time. We don’t have any ties or socks, but we think we have some pretty great alternatives for every kind of dad. DIANI Living is open from 8am-7pm daily. Call 805 770 7043 for assistance. Vintage...
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More Magic from Marrakesh

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We received another international delivery to DIANI Living and it’s very exciting! Fresh from the colorful and spice filled land of Morocco where we first discovered the variety of vintage rugs that are on offer, we’ve selected another batch that are beyond beautiful. Each one has it’s...
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Handmade with Love

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When we received our first Handmade ceramics order for our store opening last October, we had a feeling they would fly off the shelves and, sure enough, we were placing another order a month later. After being cleaned out again at Christmas, we decided to go even bigger with our next order. This has...
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