Happy Valentines Day!   It is my parent’s 57th Anniversary today.   That is so crazy! Sending and sharing the I am honored to be included in Marché Magazines 2016′s top 90 Interior Design Blogs Worth Following Going to Zoolander 2 soon.  Cannot wait! Your romantic movie watchlist for valentine’s day via Domino My friend Paula Yorke,.. read more →

I am judging a book by its cover, shoe shopping and wantin’ it all this week. If it is beaded, embroidered or tasseled I seem to need it real bad.  Spring has sprung online but it is DAMN cold here. Our mountain village has a high of 9 degrees today.  -22 Wind chill.  That is.. read more →

This is a design dream! A favorite artist, Sally King Benedict and Lizzie Fortunato have collaborated to create a bag line that is D I V I N E! I am lucky enough to be the proud owner of the Lagos tote featuring one of Sally’s famous faces thanks to her representing gallery Hidell Brooks Gallery. .. read more →

Today I saw all the large samples of the new Farrow & Ball colors.  There are some true gems! Nestling seamlessly into the Farrow & Ball palette of 132 colours each of these new hues have been skilfully crafted by a small team of Farrow & Ball experts. Carefully chosen to refresh the Colour Card.. read more →

As many of you know I’ve just returned from a fabulous trip to Spain with Tile of Spain. I was so incredibly inspired by the magnificent tile and massive volumes of tile but I had never seen. What I have determined by all of this is that is absolutely no reason to ever use white.. read more →

Last week I returned from West Coast Art and Frame Bloggers Tour in Las Vegas.  It certainly exceed my expectations and has left my beyond inspired to start framing art in a more adventurous way.  I saw zillions of amazing frames as well as combinations of frames, mats and fillets that truly can make even the.. read more →

I am always on the hunt for new artists to feature in my Artist Spotlight Series.   Look Linger Love introduced me to this incredible artist on her blog last week and I have been salivation to know more as I am mesmerized by this artist’s works. These Charleston artists have it going on to say.. read more →

How is Valentine’s Day a week away?  I have not gotten all my gifts handled but I am ordering away.   Here are my picks for that man in your life.  view in browser to see the selections I would like to ask a favor, please vote for me in the Trad Home search for the “New Trads.. read more →

I am home from a old and wonderful week in Spain with Tile of Spain. I just emerged from a long 14 hour sleep to recover. Back to the real world…Monday is gonna hurt! I am excited to start some new projects this week and get in the office. view in browser to see the.. read more →

I was thrilled to hear my One Room Challenge had been included in the current Charlotte Urban Home issue that has just been released. You can see the full magazine online HERE or just read the article HERE. Hope you enjoy our wild playroom. I would like to ask a favor, please vote for me in the Trad Home.. read more →

Apparently Spain and wifi do not dance well together.  I have had the most incredible time with Tile of Spain.  We have seen sights, tile galore at Cevisama, and danced many nights way.  My hotel internet is to pooped to party….unlike my Tile of Spain friends. Dancing until 3am is a worth every minute of.. read more →

I am mad for a new discovery I just found via Vogue –  fabulous wallpaper collection by work + sea. These unusual oversize murals are unlike anything else on the market. I’ll be dreaming with a wall of poppies with monkeys dancing throughout. The Rousseau inspired garden could make an amazing room as well.  Pop.. read more →

I was shopping for some reasonably priced lighting for some fill in spots for a client the other night. I could not believe how many great options Crystorama has.  I am smitten with loads of the gold ones.  You can shop them below at discounted prices through One Kings Lane.  Hope you have a bright.. read more →

I have whipped out my latest Dress to Room Pairings for the Screen Actors Guild Awards for your viewing pleasure after a busy day exploring Toledo and Talavera Spain.    I just love finding collaborative images to link fashion and interior design.  It is such a natural pairing for me because I adore both. See previous Dress to Room Pairings.. read more →