I am excited to introduce you to another very talented artist.  This one hails from NYC. His work captured a a colorful modern spirit with a nod to the past through his inspiration. Enjoy getting to know Matt Phillips New York, New York    What is your training? I studied painting at Hampshire College and.. read more →

I happened across the best find to share!   I am a sucker for tableware and plates especially. Some my call it hoarding yet, I call it collecting.  I remember my grandmother had a set of the original yellow cabbage dinnerware that I coveted. You will not believe where I discovered this latest find the.. read more →

22 Jan 2017
January 22, 2017

Songbirds Duo

Jewelry, Lighting 0 Comment

You may remember that last Mother’s Day I was gifted the most fabulous Of Rare Origin earrings that I had long coveted from Capitol Charlotte. These whimsical Aviary Classic earrings quickly became my go to favorites. They come in a zillion options and are so chic.  In looking for a light fixture for am upcoming surprise.. read more →

A few days in NYC can really blow your budget, waistband (see my Instagram for proof) and mind.  It was all worth it celebrating my daughter’s 16th birthday.  There is so much constant inspiration, art, design, amazing restaurants, museums and more. We saw Waitress last night. It was SO GREAT! I find my self coveting.. read more →

As I head off to the the Winter Antique Show today, I am thinking about another upcoming jaunt to Nashville. When my schedule permits, I try to attend the Antique & Garden Show. It is certainly one of the best of the country with amazing programming and a lively Preview Party.   If you have.. read more →

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 →