I saw the work of this talented artist and was instantly mesmerized.   Enjoy getting to know Isca Greenfield Sanders New York, NY   Isca Watercolor and Collage on Stretched Paper, 2015 8 x 10 inches ARTIST: SEBASTIAN BLANCK (Isca’s Husband) What is your training? As a child I took informal lessons from my grandfather.. read more →

It has been a rather hectic Sunday with the trees going up and the decorations coming out. I turned to Pinterest in search of new found inspiration. I feel like my decor is feeling staid. I am upping my game a bit as I am traveling twice this month and need to be extra organized… read more →

I know it seems odd to be creating my own gift guide but, this is a sure fire way to get what I want and people always ask what is on my list since I am a notorious shopper (a.k.a. Shopaholic). My birthday happens to be Christmas Day, hence the nickname “Holly”. This day is.. read more →

Everyone could always use some items to spruce up their interiors. I personally am asking Santa for more beautiful Addison Weeks boxes. They are on sale for Black Friday -20% with code BLACKFRI. Here are some other stunners for the home. I know the emoji Pancake Pan will be a hit too.  Be sure to.. read more →

I am one bloody and two Parker Punches deep and we have not eaten but gratitude abounds. The turkey is out of the oven and it looks good. MIRACLE!  I am thankful for family, friends, critters and so many blessings. Have a wonderful and bountiful feast. Happy Thanksgiving! Be sure to check out my 2015.. read more →

I gotta tell you I did not to intend to bombard you with only sales this week but, they seem to be worth it! Yesterday, I stepped in Target to pick up this gift that my youngest is coveting.  I had preordered and should have had to just go to the desk… they could not.. read more →

Here is the long awaited guide for the ladies.  It is a broad range of prices, genres and goodies.  I want to give a word of the wise to the men folk gift givers. Generally speaking, an item that plugs in is NOT an acceptable choice.  There are a few exceptions like a new gold.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to an artist that is new to Hidell Brooks Gallery.   I was immediately drawn to her colorful, thick & loose work as soon as I saw them in the gallery a few weeks ago and knew I had to see more. Enjoy getting to know  Brigid Watson Boston,.. read more →

I am in high energy mode to accomplish loads over the next 6 weeks. Can you believe the holiday season is upon us? Enjoy my web wanderings and Thanksgiving tips. America’s Most Glamorous Trailer Park via Sketch 42. Sign me up! I have found a new to me shoe website. Shoescribe.com rocks.  Right now it.. read more →

I am off my game today.   I am still going to share the items I have compiled and coveted over the week as I normally do but, an attic fire in friends home last night has made me know now more than ever that material things and just things.   Today rather than wanting.. read more →

High Point Market seems a blur at over a month past yet, many wonderful new items are still fresh in my mind.   A few that must be shared are the new lighting introductions from a favorite vendor, Taylor Burke Home. They have come up with some real stunners in oversized styles, all brass and.. read more →

Back at ya with another gift guide.   This one is a plethora of gifts to have on hand for the many holidays parties and visits to friends and family you will have in store for the next 6 weeks.   It does not have to be a big gift but, it can be cute.. read more →

My Travis & Company Cowtan & Tout rep dropped off some things today.  I was stopped in my tracks by some of the fun and bold new things that Jane Churchill has concocted in her new collection.     I was particularly smitten with the pattern Olinda available in linen or velvet. The handmade or painted quality.. read more →

Lamps Plus, a design staple, and I have teamed to do a fun giveaway of some of my favorite holiday gifts! I have loads and loads of friends and family I want to shower with gifts this season and I often turn to Lamps Plus.   My five favorites under $75 shown are:   Leopard and shimmer is.. read more →