I have shared my fondness for Hudson Valley Lighting before HERE. I turned them again while searching for a chandelier for a client and was thrilled to find so many amazing new introductions. Most pieces are offered in 2 to 3 finishes too. These trendsetting and innovative designs are a refreshing change from the everyday. Spartans.. read more →

Coleen and Company is the best of the best in couture lighting.  This AMERICAN MADE vendor has such a unique perspective on lighting with innovative and colorful spin on traditional lanterns and sconces.  Here is a recent installation using a Coleen and Company lantern.  Please take a look through this FABULOUS collection.  Do not miss.. read more →

In looking for some lighting options for a client I ended up over at Hudson Valley Lighting. I am blown away by the volume of great pieces and modern designs in their diverse line.  I am loving all the brass pieces in particular. Here are just a few of my favorites. Their is so much.. read more →

via During my weekly web wandering, I have found lots of orange images that are sure excite any orange lover, like me.   Want to know more about my favorite color…a little color theory lesson via:   Orange Orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. It is associated with joy, sunshine, and.. read more →

I hope you are enjoying my new website look.  It will be evolving and healing from it’s facelift over the next few weeks. Bear with us and let me know your thoughts. There are many kinks to still be worked out and changes ahead but, we are headed for a new chic look. The Urban.. read more →

VIA My oldest headed to Cabo san Lucas today on a school exchange trip for 12 days. I sure am going to miss her around but, know she is going to have a terrific time. I have complied images and items from Mexico or what I would take on my trip. Mexico's design esthetic so appeals to.. 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 →