If I were betting, I should have bet on it! I noticed this shade everywhere at High Point Market. It was the first time blue seem to take a backseat in a while.  Pantone 15-0343, colloquially known as greenery, which is to say a “yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring” is the Color.. read more →

You know what everyone on your list could use for Christmas? Luggage.  Yep, we all need it, use it and abuse it. I thought why not share it again on Wanderlust Wednesday.  AWAY is the answer to constantly replacing your black roller bag.  It is guaranteed for life… THIS LIMITED WARRANTY APPLIES TO THE FOLLOWING.. read more →

I am sharing this Wanderlust Wednesday Travel Guide on The Southern C today.  As you know if you follow me on Instagram, we just returned from an amazing trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The place is absolutely magical, otherworldly and filled with mystery. It is a dose of old world Mexico blended with.. read more →

I am honored and thrilled to be featured in Gal on the Go: Ultimate Boss Guide to Charlotte, North Carolina CREATE & INNOVATE in collaboration with Marriott Hotels photo credit: Taylor Heery Photography  What more do you need from a trip than amazing coffee and a perfect spot to lay your head? Something to fuel you.. read more →

BRANDSHOP Charlotte starts this week and I cannot wait for the parties, the speaker series and of course the shopping. HERE is the full schedule of events.  I have been pre-shopping some of the many wonderful brands to pick out some favorites. Here is my BRANDSHOP Christmas wish list:  Everything by Mignonne Gavigan is a.. read more →

04 Dec 2016
December 4, 2016

Link Lovin’

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Go Inside the Filming Locations of The Crown This is Hilarious…Getting a Roomba for the Holidays? Learn From This Family’s Poopocalypse Totally Making…A New Orleans mainstay, milk punch is the South’s answer to eggnog Gotta go here…Inside Sweden’s Icehotel 365, the World’s First Year-Round Ice Hotel This is unreal!!!!!…Camille Styles Executive Producer Chanel Dror’s Wedding at a.. read more →

More wants have amassed this week. One big one is a house in Mexico, San Miguel de Allende to be exact… I even found one called Casa Holly. A sign?  I cannot stop adding items to my guides too. Be sure to keep checking them as I am constatlyupdating those…#shopaholic #imissmexico Shop my existing Gift.. read more →

I have recently become enamored with a new brand on the block, & Other Stories.   This Swedish fashion house has captured style for miles at a easily accessible price point.   “& Other Stories is a fashion brand offering women a wide range of shoes, bags, accessories, beauty and ready-to-wear to create their personal.. read more →

I know I have been a bit off schedule with my normal Artist Spotlight Series Monday features but, I could not wait to share the latest artist.   I met her through The Southern C and have loved watching her work evolve.   She is a rising talent that has an amazing abstract expressionist style all.. read more →

I had the pleasure of checking out the stunning Bergdorf Goodman windows while in New York a few weeks ago. The holiday windows at Bergdorf Goodman – one of New York’s most iconic holiday experiences – continue their tradition of enchanting visitors with the transporting theme of “Destination Extraordinary.”  The unveiling on Nov 15, 2016 the displays.. read more →

29 Nov 2016
November 29, 2016

Minted Holiday Cards

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The holidays are here which brings some hectic parts but also wonderful traditions and time with family and loved ones. A holiday tradition that I treasure is the holiday cards.  I love seeing the change from year to year as children and families evolve. It is amazing to watch the growth and metamorphosis. We always.. read more →

If you follow me on Instagram, you may know I am on yet another international adventure. This time I headed south of the border to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to explore the rich culture that has been praised for so long among my peers. Believe me this city is something to see and it.. read more →

I know you must be exhausted of all my gift guides and shopping.  I understand but, just hang one for one last holiday post.  One of my children’s favorite holiday traditions is advent calendars and of course the trusty Elf on a Shelf. I have gathered some basic to super chic advent cals for you.. read more →

The gift guides are almost complete. I will certainly be back with lots of design inspiration this week.   I know I have likely overwhelmed you with ideas galore but I do LOVE to shop especially for gifts.   Do not neglect the little things.  It is always fun  to find expected treat in your.. read more →