I have long been a BIG fan of Dorothy Shain. I featured her here in my Artist Spotlight Series a little over 2 years ago. This vibrant young talent has grown artistically with her many original series. I am totally smitten with the current show “Nassau in Bloom” on display at the Greenville Center for the.. read more →

I am obsessed with this charming beauty.   It is lush and layered just like I like them.  This Seaside Bohemian House on Long Island’s East End Is a Must-See A storied beach house on Long Island’s East End mixes a taste for the classics with globe-trotting vision TEXT BY JENNIFER ASH RUDICK Read the full.. read more →

“The Rainbow Connection” sung by the bright green Kermit the Frog has always been a favorite of mine. Rainbows and bright colors have always spoken to me in some deep way.   The art of this talented Canadian artist show us the the true & beautiful illusion of the rainbow. Enjoy getting to know Kristofir.. read more →

So much to see on the web… Back to work…are you ready?  8 Great Affordable Rosé Wines EATING WELL AT ITALY’S AGRITURISMOS   Peter Pilotto’s Guide to London The Most Beautiful National Park Hotels in the U.S. Light Love!  Obsessed with these chic Tanzanian Candles that are HUGE.  The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s Children 7.. read more →

I was an avid camper.  I spent each summer as a child relishing my time at camp with my camp buddies.  I attended both mountains and beach camps, Camp Greystone and Camp Seafarer.   My children have followed in my footsteps. They too LOVE camp.   My 16 year old is still going.   In.. read more →

What a week!   Summer is supposed to be slow and leisurely weeks.  I am not there yet. I am busy as a bee thinking about our upcoming Nantucket trip (recommendations always welcome) starting next weekend with the kids and their friends. They then turn around and go right to camp with a quick horseshow.. read more →

It has been a month since I revealed my One Room Challenge: Master Bedroom. It has been wonderful living and enjoying a fully refreshed and organized bedroom and closet.  I am shockingly keep it all straight. Let hope it stays that way.   The curtains are one on the elements that provide such comfort not.. read more →

I am love with this bright spot in Miami by one of my favorite designers. It exudes happy, colorful and layered perfection.  Wanderlust Wednesday happiness to share… Designer Schuyler Samperton transformed her Florida apartment’s petite foyer into an eye-catching vestibule with ample storage: A vintage console is a catchall for keys and dog leashes, while a.. read more →

I am SO excited to SHARE the new that we are sharing our downstairs /shop space with until they officially open in the fall. Pop in for some serious retail therapy of the best kind. They are putting summer on SALE this week and the sales are seriously stellar! I am getting in all kinds of.. read more →

I have VERY exciting news to share! I am participating in the The 2017 Annie Selke Rug Design Challenge! I cannot wait to share this process with you.   It is time to flex those creative muscles. I have been playing with designs and have over 40 ideas started…I guess I better start narrowing it down… read more →

The latest artist in my Artist Spotlight Series needs no introduction.   She is a serious working artist with products and collaborations galore with big brands like Anthropologie, Amazon, Target, American Girl and many more… I am sure you will recognize her distinctive watercolor style that is bold and happy.  Carolyn Gavin Toronto, Canada   What.. read more →

Summer is here and I am thrilled!   My crew has 4th grade moving up completed and headed to middle school, 8th grade moving up completed and headed to boarding school and 10th grade completed and headed to Italy for the upcoming year.   Lots of changes happening for our pack.  I am gonna hold ’em.. read more →

A few weeks ago I was invited to hear David Netto speak at Soco Gallery about his recent publication, François Catroux, and attend a dinner in his honor at the lovely home of gallerist, Chandra Johnson. It was a magical evening to say the least.   David Netto, an author and designer of interiors and furniture, is contributing design editor.. read more →

Man, I love a four day work week!  I would vote for longer work days for 4 days and permanent 3 day weekends. Should I run for President?  Summer has finally really begun. School is out for summer! I love lazier mornings, caftans, tequila drinks, and porch cocktails. This is supposedly a great summer yard.. read more →