We are in a prickly pickle! Our lovely, amazing & wonderful BOOKKEEPER/OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR of 12 years is retiring and moving to the beach.  It is certainly well deserved and exciting for her.  Her knowledge and skill set has been an invaluable part of the business.  I am looking for a new member of the team.. read more →

Marrakech came home with us and you are invited to pop in at our Pop Up Souk to shop and share a cocktail. Feel free to bring friends.  We will have rugs, baskets, bags and more.   Hope to see you Monday and Happy Weekend!  Shop my existing Gift Guides for loads of holiday ideas: 2016.. read more →

FINIS! I survived another One Room Challenge!  My office has been transformed into a haven for inspiration reflective of my love for color, animal prints, art, travel and of course the iconic Iris Apfel.   It turned out even better than I could have hoped. Of course there are things that still need some tweaking. But other than nailheads.. read more →

One week to go and no rest for the weary! The Room: See my One Room Challenge kickoff HERE to see all the before images of my new office,  Week 2,  Week 3 & Week 4. The Progress: Big things happened…the fab pink sofa FIT!!!!  It arrived Monday while I was out and the lovely ladies in my office handled.. read more →

I am back from High Point Market and ready for the final two weeks of the ORC. The Room: I am back from High Point Market and ready for the final two weeks of the ORC. See my One Room Challenge kickoff HERE to see all the before images of my new office,  Week 2 & Week.. read more →

The Room: See my One Room Challenge kickoff HERE to see all the before images of my new office and Week 2 updates HERE. The Progress: The paint is complete in my office. The Farrow & Ball Wimborne White is the perfect white.  It is just warm enough without being yellow at all or cold.It will be the.. read more →

The Room: See last weeks’ One Room Challenge kickoff HERE to see all the before images of my new office. The Progress:  Work has started in my new office. YAY! The room has been cleaned out. Lots of decisions have been made and a plan has formed. The plaster has been repaired which it desperately.. read more →