HOLIDAY OPEN STUDIO / POP UP SHOP

December 16, 2014

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FRIENDS!

We are hosting a Holiday Open Studio / Pop Up Shop this coming Friday, December 19th! Please join us for a night of gifts, drinks and good times! Come one, come all!

Chaparral Studio will be setting up shop with many treasures for you and yours – including one of a kind pieces and festive wreaths to get you in the holiday spirit! We will also be selling pieces by some of our favorite artists and friends:

Cotton & Flax 
Laure Joliet
Lia Trinka-Browner
Smohk & Mirrors
 

The details…
Friday, December 19th
5 – 9 pm
3325 Division St LA, CA 90050

If you can’t make it for the big night, we will be open by appointment – send us a note! —> contact@chaparral-studio.com

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vertical succulent garden

September 26, 2014

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designing and planting someone’s garden is always a privilage and a pleasure. this was especially the case and then some when we worked on the garden owned by the wonderful couple behind the design company, multee project. there were many facets to the project but a major highlight was when the pair requested a vertical succulent wall piece.  in collaboration with carpenter and artist james melinat we installed this beautiful custom redwood frame that holds a colorful array of succulents amongst moss and hand picked foraged pieces for added texture. it felt like the old days making paintings except instead of acrylic the materials were living or natural. :)

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#STYLEITSHOOTITSHAREIT

September 19, 2014

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when my dear friends justina & dabito invited me to visit an adorable cottage on the beach in santa monica with my goods to have them style and shot our wares for a project for verizon fios  you better believe i said YES! those two can make just about anything look lovely and they did! a group about 10 of us makers were asked to bring some of our bits and leave the creative dressing to the super duo. above are some of the beautiful results of their labor of love. also be sure to visit the following link for some more good looking treasure  #styleitshootitshareit.

 

 

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SAVE THE DATE / EASTSIDE HANDMADE 9.13.2014

August 14, 2014

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saturday, september 13, 2014 / 11-5
for more information visit eastsidehandmade.com

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INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY MAKERS VIDEO BY WADE!

June 6, 2014

individual medley was one of the first shops that i sold my goods at. to this day they have been incredibly loyal and lovely. and the cherry on top was being invited to participate in this video that features a handful of the designers that they carry. the piece was made by my dear friend and super talent WADE! along with the dudes of sharkpig.

be sure to check it out! but most of all when you happen to be in atwater village, ca and need a gift for someone or yourself – this shop is really a treat. shop local y’all! we all win!

here is another video WADE! did from the footage from the makers video of just us – chaparral studio! enjoy!

Chaparral Studio for Individual Medley / by WADE! from Chaparral Studio on Vimeo.

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ONE KINGS LANE ARTISANAL SALE / HANGING GARDENS

June 5, 2014

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it is with great pleasure that i am letting you all know that we are selling our goods on ONE KINGS LANE for an artisanal sale of hanging gardens amongst some lovely artisans who make beautiful vessels for plants. please take a moment to check it out and spread the word!

xo

b

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coachella paradise

May 30, 2014

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these photos are from earlier this april when soho house asked us to dress an estate in a desert hideaway with lush plants such as succulents, pepper tree garlands, terrariums and then some for a private coachella party. however the best part was collaborating with our dear friends, the talented folks of found rentals. these ladies have a vintage collection that was a dream pairing for our plant design.

this project was alot of work in the hot sun and required a super team effort but damn did it look mighty fine in the end. i mean the soho house does have a pretty good looking clientele  so we had to bring it. and we did. go team!

big thanks to the soho house and found rentals!

xo

b

p.s. found posted some photos on their blog too if you wanted to see more…

 

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February 12, 2014

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new in the shop: brass cuff bracelets

February 4, 2014

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the surface studies brass cuff bracelet…

inspired by the textures of the stones and natural findings encountered on hikes or used in our creative practice – these brass cuff bracelets are treated like a painting or drawing – each piece is hand made, applying textures to the surface of the brass,highlighting relationships between markings. referencing the beauty of Wabi Sabi, the end result of each piece celebrates the spirit of the one of a kind object and human mark.

bracelets come in two sizes. small measures 1/4″ wide. large measures 3/4″ wide. the brass is adjustable and can be molded to your wrist at your desired arm location. the bracelets are light weight and comfortable for daily wear.

the bullshit brass cuff bracelet…

inspired by two of my favorite bracelets in my personal collection, a vintage brass cuff that was my mothers (sorry ma not giving that one back!) and another gifted to me by her that reads: bullshit.
i decided to combine the form of one and the wisdom of the other to create this piece so that you too could share the joy i have in owning a lovely bracelet that shares a common voice.

sometimes it really is all just bullshit. and that is kinda wonderful to say out loud. stamped. by hand. on a brass bangle to wear solo or with the wrist collection you got goin’ on.

as always made with love. keep in mind every bracelet is hand made and imperfections are what make these pieces extra special. the brass is adjustable and can be molded to your wrist at your desired arm location.

 

 

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SHOP SMALL STORES
p.s. OUR STOCKISTS RULE!

November 30, 2013

we have an incredible collection of shops that sell chaparral studio wares and we want YOU to know about them! please visit their beautiful stores this holiday season to find our goods and many other lovely treasures this holiday season and beyond! tell them Bianca sent you! xoxo

in los angeles…

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individual medley
3176 glendale blvd
atwater village, ca 90039
323.665.5344
theindividualmedley.com

 

 

newstoneage
new stone age
8407 W 3rd st
los angeles, ca 90048
323.658.5969
newstoneagela.com

 

otherwild
otherwild
1932 echo park avenue
echo park, ca 90026
323.546.8437
otherwild.com

 

poketo
poketo
820 east third street
los angeles, ca 90013
213.537.0751
poketo.com

 

pergolina
pergolina
10139 riverside drive
toluca lake, ca 91602
818.508.7708
pergolina.com

 

reformschool
reform school
3902 sunset blvd
silver lake, ca 90029
323.906-8660
reformschoolrules.com

 

shelterhalf
shelter half
161 south la brea
los angeles, 90036
323.936.0225
shelterhalf.com

 

epttm
826 LA / echo park time travel mart
1714 west sunset blvd.
los angeles, ca 90026
826la.org

 

PORTLAND

alder&co
alder & co.
616 SW 12th Ave
portland, or 97205
503.224.1647
alderandcoshop.com

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