So much to see this week… Dying for this Rose “Summer in a Bottle”…possibly for the bottle alone. Who would not love Smokey Pimento Cheese Queso Dip with Country White Croutons from the Creole Contessa? I loved the Vogue feature on Blake Lively. The setting was beyond. I do ADORE the American West!… and can I.. read more →

This week on a whirlwind trip to NYC, I had the pleasure of visiting my favorite annual show house. Kips Bay never disappoints… Each year, celebrated interior designers transform a luxury Manhattan home into an elegant exhibition of fine furnishings, art and technology. This all began in 1973 when several dedicated supporters of the Kips.. read more →

I am always color crazy. That is clear on Pinterest these days. The palate that I seem to gravitate toward is MULTI with a heavy orange and turquoise bend.  These images just make me happy. Happy Weekend… and do not miss my personal style icon, Iris Apfel’s, sale on One Kings Lane this weekend. Buy.. read more →

Check out my latest article for WSI Designer Marketplace.   There is one new edition I would add… Waterlogue. I cool watercolor rendering app for $2.99 not to be missed! See some examples ! did HERE. Top Photo Apps for Designers These free and low-cost tools let you take your digital photos to the next level… read more →

Join me by the pool for a bit of gossip? I have been coveting a little Slim Aarons in my art collection for a long while. I bit the bullet and bought a big Poolside Gossip.  I am not sure where it will go yet but, I cannot wait to get if frames. I looked.. read more →

I am THRILLED that I had the opportunity to view the ALTA MODA exhibit by Mario Testino. It did not disappoint.  I HIGHLY recommend a trip to Peru via New York through the eyes of the famed fashion photographer’s eyes.  ALTA MODA by Mario Testino November 20, 2013−March 29, 2014 The Queen Sofía Spanish Institute,.. read more →

How to Build Your Brand with Instagram Nothing gets clients and partners more interested in your business than a behind-the-scenes glimpse. Instagram is my favorite social media platform. It is a pictorial view of my brand, my personal style and my life. It allows my fans, followers and friends to see a peek into my real.. read more →