I knew I was going to love the work of Page Davis after having multiple other artists mention her as their favorite artist on the rise.  When my pals at Hidell Brooks told me she would be included in the “Women in Abstract” show I recognized it was time to spotlight this great artistic talent… read more →

This North Carolina beauty from Garden and Gun is too good not to share. The owners are acquaintances of my parents and they have visited the farm before this was built.    My farm (in my dreams) will certainly include a party barn and a Patrick Dougherty sculpture.   The Party Barn BY DONOVAN WEBSTER.. read more →

Are you ready for an adventure? I missed a great Father’s Day gift idea in my Gift Guide last week. A friend reminded me of this one today.   My brother, an avid fisherman, and I have laughed about him moving to or buying Frying Pan Tower for years.  Well the dream can become a reality.. read more →

    I am thrilled to be part of the upcoming Southern C Summit as a presenter. This is going to be a terrific few days with the most inspiring creatives of the south. You too should not miss this event with the wonderful sponsorship of Southern Living.  Their recent article is below.   For.. read more →

With the sadness of Million Dollar Decorators season finale next week, I could not be more thrilled that Downton Abbey is back on Sunday.  It is so very good you must pop over to PBS and settle in with a scotch for this classic British drama.  The interiors and architecture are so inspiring. Do not miss the.. read more →

The gift guide compilation in such fun I cannot stop… I created this Southern focused gift guide to share on The Southern Coterie, where I am a monthly contributor. I hope you enjoy some on my favorite things from good ole' dixie and how I would hope they are used… Loveless Cafe Dessert Cookbook Cocodri.. read more →

Here are some of my favorite Father's Day ideas.   What are your ideas? Jawbone Jambox in Orange Jaws Needlepoint belt by Tucker Blair Back to Basics Egg McMuffin Maker Tennessee Moonshine Copper Moscow Mule Mugs Beechers Mac and Cheese from Seattle A Filson Weekender Limited Edition Steve McQueen International Barbour Coat Stubbs and Wootton.. read more →