My cute niece is getting married soon. She registered for the precious giraffe and zebra salt and pepper shakers below and sparked this idea to share. I have always thought there were so many cute shakers but have never indulged. Families are raised differently. We NEVER had salt and pepper on the table.  I was.. read more →

Jonathan Adler strikes again! JCP has teamed up with Jonathan Adler to bring you HAPPY CHIC. Happy chic to the masses. I am thrilled that most items are at such an attainable price point for most people.  This, once again, proves the good design does not have to be expensive.  These are a few of my.. read more →

We have had a very busy month from Cabo, Miami to Vermont.  V returned from 2 weeks in Cabo san Lucas. We sure missed her! Cabo souvenirs in the happiest bright colors. Ringling Bros & Barnum & Bailey circus to celebrate V's return… My favorites are the pretty pachyderms. The boot brigade… The best brunch.. read more →

Via  I have had a recent love with hanging chairs. I cannot get enough.   They add a nod to the 70's  and whimsy that can lighten a room while staying current. I have previously posted on the Bubble chair HERE. So, do you swing? VIA VIA VIA VIA Knotted Melati Hanging Chair from Anthropologie.. read more →

I started blogging almost 1 year ago as my New Year's resolution. Now 331 posts later, this may be the only resolution I have ever kept.  Blogging has turned into something I really enjoy.  It has introduced me to so many wonderful and talented people throughout the country. It has opened many new doors, travels.. read more →

Via Via Via I was thrilled to attend a small Blogger Breakfast hosted by our Charlotte Kravet showroom.  We have the nicest showroom run by three knowledgable and fun ladies. I loved finally nabbing my samples and seeing all the big wings of the new Jonathan Adler collection.  The price point is quite reasonable too!.. read more →

The Shelter Island pad of the fabulous pair, Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, is groovy, gregarious and glamourous all at once.  I cannot think of a more fun place to get away from the bustle of the city.  Read the full article in Architectural Digest. Dear Sirs, I am available anytime and I make a.. read more →