John Robshaw is Coming to Town

What could be better than Santa Claus coming to town?  JOHN ROBSHAW!   And he’ll be here TONIGHT signing books and spreading some textile cheer.  We are thrilled to host John for his only San Diego stop during the nationwide tour … Continue reading

B & B Anniversary Bash {in photos}

At the start of the month, we toasted to our two year anniversary with the ever-fabulous, ever-fun Mrs. Lilien, who schmoozed long past sundown and signed swatchbooks until her diamond-clad fingers just about fell off.  Thank you to everyone who … Continue reading


  Two years!  Two years?  Has it already been TWO YEARS?!  Why yes it has and we are thrilled to celebrate this milestone with the Mrs. Lilien — designer, stylist and now author extraordinaire.  For those of you who haven’t … Continue reading

Will Be Back Tomorrow!

Hello Everyone!  It’s an exciting day at Bixby & Ball today!  We’re spending the entire day rearranging, preparing for Fall AND our 1 year anniversary party this Friday!  We will be closed just for today, but will be back up … Continue reading

Getting Ready

I can’t believe it’s that time again!  When we finally turned the calendar page for July 1st, it officially started to feel like Summer is really here.  With 4th of July right around the corner we’ve been getting ready… Every … Continue reading

Q is for Queen {and Quiz}

With the live coverage of the royal wedding slated to stretch over the course of 5 hours {not including the 20+ hours of combined network coverage of the nuptials}, there is bound to be some down time in the action.  … Continue reading

Royal Libations

It’s being touted as the wedding of the decade — Prince William and Kate Middleton are officially tying the knot on April 29th and when they do, everyone will be watching {or at least a third of the world’s population!}.  With … Continue reading


I stumbled upon this wedding and couldn’t help but share.  It’s the perfect marriage (ha! pun intended!) of all the things we love at Bixby & Ball: vintage furniture, attention to detail, personality, and of course a wedding. What do … Continue reading

Food for Thought

One of my favorite things about wedding and event planning is helping my clients create a menu that captures the essence of the occasion and enhances the overall guest experience.  So I was delighted to lend my palate for a … Continue reading


It wasn’t until the summer I started working at the chicest flower shop in town that I came to believe carnations were taboo.  Before then, I had always held a special place in my heart for this grocery store flower … Continue reading