It is absolutely freezing in the south. I cannot get warm yet, all I can dream is spending this winter holiday in a beautiful ski chalet. Of course, I envision Michelle Nussbaumer’s beautiful chalet in Gstaad. This lovely lodge in Aspen would suit as well. I love the colorful touches. A Luxurious Yet Rustic Aspen,.. read more →

As I enjoy a great week out west in Colorado for spring skiing, I feel the need to share some of my favorite rustic and western interiors that I have recently saved. I am a sucker for Aspen and the beautiful town as well as the architecture.  This house and story from AD is certainly worth.. read more →

I am currently trying to get our Colorado ski trip planned and have perused more than my share of ski homes.  I came across this one on Pinterest and was immediately taken.   What a perfect rustic modern interior! People tend to go either very modern or very rustic, ” interior designer Yvonne Jacobs says.. read more →

Charlotte Moss does Aspen in her own way. I recently heard Charlotte speak again and I was impressed with her candor, whit and true dedication to her own style. This can certainly be seen in her Colorado vacation home.   You will not find any sign of the typical Western decor. Her chalet is filled to.. read more →

Last year on Spring Break in Beaver Creek I did some posts of my favorite western and rustic interiors.  They were very popular. If you missed them… here you go: Ralph Lauren's Double RL Ranch Dream  The Peak of Rustic Chic Aerin Lauder's Winter Getaway Amanda Brooks Adirondack Shack…Not A Bar A Ranch That theme.. read more →

We head west Saturday for a week in Aspen for Spring Break.  I am so excited for a visit to one of my very favorite places on this earth.  Hotel Jerome, Circa 1889,  is a classic Aspen haunt and regular spot when we visit without children. The J bar is a terrific low key spot.. read more →

I happened upon this bunk room last night on Pinterest.  It is the Holy Grail of bunk rooms.  True Perfection in my mind.  I followed the link to learn more about the house.  And WOW!!! Scarp Ridge Lodge is love at first sight.  A 19th Century brothel turned chic rental lodge in the ski town.. read more →