Happy President’s Day!  I am happy to continue with my latest Artist Spotlight Series featuring a talented abstract artist. Enjoy these colorful works and getting to know Ruth Gilmore Langs Ann Arbor, Michigan         What is your training?  I began painting in nursery school. I was taught oil painting at my public high school. I.. read more →

Another week has raced by in the blink of an eye.   I am as busy as I have been in years and I LOVE it! Design fulfills me to no end.   My eldest, Violet, is in Peru on a service trip and sending me beautiful pics day 1. I am proud and  very.. read more →

Lesli Devito of My Old Country House is a friend and a talented artist. She is also a fellow dog lover. She is one of those people who truly understands the importance, beauty and kindness of these magical creatures. I believe with all my heart that dogs are man’s best friend as does Lesli.   I.. read more →

Wow,  it has been an amazingly busy few weeks with lots on the horizon as well. I am feelin’ all the spring fashion rolling in.  Wanting these adorable sneakers, this colorful clutch, this dress, this beach tote, these earrings.  This takes me back to morocco, THIS too. Can’t stop wearing THESE jeans.  On the home front – THIS bench is fab and I could use a pair of THESE. This.. read more →

 You may recall my Book Review of Carrier and Company Positive Chic Interiors in the fall. I have long been a fan of this firm’s work and was thrilled to get to know them at the Antiques & Garden Show in Nashville a few weeks ago. They are just as warm and lovely as their.. read more →

I am seriously smitten with the new spring line introduced by Loeffler Randall.  They have long been a favorite brand but now they are really speaking my language with color, tassels, pompoms, stripes and splatter. My most favorite comfortable shoes are always from them so, I may need to stock up before the sell out… read more →

I am kinda OBSESSED with this colorful creation by Nick Olsen in NYC. House Beautiful always thrills with the color issue. This Crazy-Colorful Apartment Proves Blue and Black Do Go Together Blue, black and chartreuse, to be exact. A ceiling in Benjamin Moore’s Chic Lime lends a flash of bold color to the foyer. The room’s decor.. read more →