Sometimes you just need to see pretty. Mark does pretty, Mark does classic. Mark does English. It feels familiar and refreshing at the same time. Enjoy this pretty home.  Mark D. Sikes Works Midcentury Magic on a Southern Ranch House The California designer honors an Alabama home’s past with lovely layers of pattern and playful.. read more →

I have gushed about my admiration for the divine Michelle Nussbaumer before HERE and HERE and HERE.  She is not only lovely and warm and leads the most fabulous life full of exotic travels, shopping and loads of family time.   I try not to covet others lives and possessions but, I really could not help.. read more →

I am happy to share my second Dress to Room pairing of 2014 from the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.  The fashions were fierce but surely they are all holding out for the Oscars for the real stunners. See my GOLDEN GLOBES edition HERE.  Lupito Nyong’o is a glowing vision in turquoise. Enjoy!.. read more →

F. Schumacher & Co. Names Dara Caponigro Creative Director   Former Editor-in-Chief of Veranda, Dara Caponigro to Direct Design, New Product Development & Brand Image for the Luxury Design House NEW YORK, September 30, 2013—Terri Eagle, President and CEO of F. Schumacher & Co., announced today that Dara Caponigro has been named Creative Director of.. read more →

I am off to ADAC early in the am for an impromptu trip to shop for clients and attend the Inside Design event at ADAC.  I am excited for a little road trip with Catherine M. Austin Designs. Between packing the kids for camp and summer chaos, the design break is a welcomed respite. I.. read more →