I am excited to share another artist on the rise on this weeks installment of my Artist Spotlight Series. I am particularly taken with the new Painted Collage Series. Enjoy getting to know   Rachel Volpone Rural Connecticut What is your training?  Syracuse University–BFA Isabel O’Neill School of Decorative Painting, NYC numerous workshops at Castle.. read more →

You already know I am elephant obsessed from my zillion elephant posts but here is one more. I hope your can stand my pacaderm passion. Iomoi loafers…and on sale too! but out of my darn size…VIA A chic tinted photo…Via Crazy for The Whimsey Chronicles fabrics…VIA A trinket tray from Furbish…VIA Waylande Greyory yummy tray…VIA.. read more →

The Mint Museum Auxiliary Room to Bloom Auction ends on Sunday. There are loads of fantastic finds.  I have included some of my favorites. Register and bid away for a wonderful cause. SUPPORT THE ARTS! The 2013 Room to Bloom Auction offers opportunities to purchase fine art, custom baubles, high-end vacation packages and so much more… read more →

Green is HOT, HOT, HOT and it is St. Patrick's Day this weekend so lets go green!  I have given you green before with Jewel Tones, Lavender and Emerald, Emerald Ambitions, Mean Green Media Room, Glorious Green, and  Mad for Malachite to name a few. But the hue is hotter than ever to use in interiors,.. read more →