L.A. Style File – The Chamberlain Hotel

Chamberlain hotelAs most of you know, I was at the Design Blogger’s Conference last week in Los Angeles. I hadn’t been to the sunny state since I was nine years old when my mother, sister and I traveled cross country by train to visit my aunt. Those were the days when train travel still could be an elegant affair. We took the Twentieth Century from New York to Chicago and the California Zephyr from there to Los Angeles – it was quite the adventure.

While this was an adventure of a different sort, style was most definitely a part of the picture, including the fabulous Chamberlain Hotel in West Hollywood. Recommended by travel companion Suysel Cunningham of Tilton Fenwick, David McCauley‘s chic enclave was a total treat – a few more photos to come soon.

Almost immediately upon my return, I attended Blogshop, a rather intense two day introduction to photoshop taught by the stylish dynamic duo of designer Bri Emery and photographer Angela Kohler. Just like blog conference, it was sensory and inspiration overload, but in my enthusiasm, I just had to try my hand at the most rudimentary little something. So please indulge me as I pay homage to both my latest travel tip and a few new found skills!!

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17 Responses to L.A. Style File – The Chamberlain Hotel

  1. pve says:

    I am so impressed and envious at the same time. I mean you really are too much!
    How fun. I would love to go the next one…..I just need a little push.

  2. I’ve just subscribed to the BlogShop email list – would love to learn some new skills and add some fun The Buzz! You’ve been a busy person, Q!

  3. I love you new found skill. I am so impressed.
    I enjoyed seeing you at the conference last week in LA. Wishing I had stayed at the Chamberlain. Ours was not so nice.


  4. You have been busy! Love your new photoshop skills! Cant wait to see more and hear more about your trip!

  5. What an exciting little whirlwind you’ve been riding lately – such fun adventures.
    I like your design board :)

  6. The Zhush says:

    WOW, you’ve been so busy! As a grad of the blogshop, I have to say…you have some rad skillz lady! You’re clearly a much quicker learn than me…and these shots of the hotel have me itching to visit! Looking forward to more!

  7. Wholly cow you are super busy but I love your new found skills. Play away, I love them!

  8. Wow! I’m quite impressed with your skills – you get an “A” for your Blogshop class. Glad you’ve had such a fun week of learning. Can’t wait to see more!

  9. Well done! I’m going–your graphics are terrific.

  10. Good for you, Stacey! I just purchased Creative Suite 5.5 Design Premium, and I have found that I will need so education!
    Your post looks amazing, so obviously you learned a lot!
    Thank you for the images. I have heard nothing but great things about the Chamberlain.
    Happy Monday.

  11. stitchfork says:

    Lookin’ very good Q! Would love to go to one of their blogshops!
    xo Cathy

  12. Great job!!! Love the photos. Mary

  13. pretty pink tulips says:

    Stacey, you really are a one woman band!!! Your new blogshop skills are amazing!!! I’m so happy you’ve gotten to experience these recent events! Will stay tuned for more!

    xo E

  14. Well, look at you! How cool is that?!

    You’re pushing us… and it’s a good thing.

    The post looks great!

    Did you go to Kelly’s new boutique?

  15. Karena says:

    Stacey you are an inspiration! Oh I have so much to learn!

    Art by Karena

  16. Those floors are amazing!! Your photoshop skills look pretty impressive ;)



  17. Kelly Market says:

    I love this! Suuuper impressed Q : ) You have been mighty busy my friend. I’ve heard great things about the Blogshop sessions – can’t wait to see more! xx

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