I returned from an inspiring few days at KBIS (Kitchen & Bath Industry Show) ready to tear down my house and start fresh.   The amazing technology and trends that can simplify and beautify our modern lives are truly fascinating and clearly covetable. Here is a start to the trends that we saw. Go Big THE ULTIMATE CULINARY CENTER from Thermador.. read more →

Travel fulfills me to no end. There is a whole world to explore and want to see it all. While my quest is broad, there are certain spots I must return to over and over. Nantucket is one of those places. It has engrained itself deep in my soul and I long to return each.. read more →

I am in LOVE with Bailey McCarthy’s color and pattern punch in her Houston home via House Beautiful.  People who embrace living with color make me so happy. Check it out…. “Slexy” Is the New Designer Buzzword You Should Absolutely Be Using It’s a combination of sleek and sexy — just like this colorful Texas.. read more →

It makes me proud to introduce you to a very talented, young Charlotte artist that is going places.   She currently has a solo exhibition at the Chapel Hill Public Library from December 16th through February 28th, so if you happen to find yourself in the area, feel free to check it out!   I absolutely adore.. read more →

It has been a bit since i have done my Link Lovin’. I do have lots to share from my constant web wanderings.  The 25 Best Things to Do in Charleston, S.C. I do love some Street Style…that vest is everything. More good ideas… LEMON GARLIC ZUCCHINI NOODLES…Yum! HE MUST-SEE TED TALKS OF 2016 How.. read more →

Janet Gregg has long been a favorite jewelry designer…well truly a jack of all trades and a creative genius. She can paint, design homes, jewelry…you name it.  I follow Janet on Instagram and became fascinated with her recent cameo collection she has been featuring.  I ordered 2 chic beyond belief modern cameo rings.   Here.. read more →

Have you survived the first full work week of 2017?  It was a busy one so I treated myself to a few prizes like THIS & THIS at an extra 20% off. Here is my ridiculously long list of fabulous finds for this week… There are some great sales including Mignonne Gavigan (25% off) where I am.. read more →

I am totally off schedule but cannot wait until Monday to share the latest rising star in the abstract art world.   I adore her colorful and spirited works that liven up any space. Enjoy getting to know… Lindsey Meyer Dallas, Texas What is your training?  BS in Merchandising from the University of Arkansas. Self.. read more →

KBIS has been a wild few days going at mock speed.   One of the highlights has been the spaces displayed by the 2016 DXV Design Panel. These were elevated beyond your regular trade show floor display. It has been refreshing and inspiring to see DXV go to the next level. They have become a.. read more →

I am Cali crushin’ on this fun and colorful home. Enjoy as I search the trends in FLA at KBIS with Blogtour!  A California Home Where East Coast Tradition Meets West Coast Cool via AD L.A. designer Joe Lucas scores big with a Manhattan Beach home built for a pro hockey player and his family. TEXT.. read more →

I can stop with the Dress to Room Pairings from the Golden Globes… Sometimes the after party looks are even more exciting than the red carpet looks. People tend to take more risks and the ones that attended the original event often go for a much more comfortable look. I’m excited to share a few more.. read more →

 It is the big night of the Golden Globes and my first Dress to Room Pairing of 2017.   I love this fashion extravaganza of an evening and I really love pairing with a favorite room.  This award show I am showing some favorites and wild ones… See past Dress to Room Pairings.   Martyn Lawrence Bullard Count Manfredi.. read more →

Loving the Target Modern Global Décor Collection and the Modern Blush Décor Collection.  I cannot stop thinking I need more warm snow boots only because it is currently snowing… Here are my favorites…. (email subscribers open in a browser to view content) There are lots more weekend wants to share…  (email subscribers open in a.. read more →

I know it sounds crazy to post to the rest of country but when NC is threatened with snow we panic, shut down, buy bread, wine and milk. It is silly and oh so fun to take a few days off to just play.  The essentials are of course snow clothes, hot chocolate, fuzzy blankets,.. read more →