I have been on a hunt to create a unique entry for a few renovation projects.  These projects do not lend themselves to delicate rugs that will get trampled with dogs and children. Tile or marble also doesn’t impart the desired warmth to the space. I had a revelation the other day that we should.. read more →

Here are a few classic red rooms to get you in the holiday mood.  I am not really a red person but, lately I seem to be gravitating toward this saturated hue.   Years ago in our first house I had a red lacquered den that was so chic and cozy. These spaces make me.. read more →

I love a painted floor.  They are crisp, clean and elegant.  Painted floors can add an element of modernity to a very traditional area.  It was a favorite trick of the late Albert Hadley. Here are a few of my favorites. What are yours? Albert Hadley in 1968 House Beautiful via The Peak of Chic.. read more →

Kips Bay Showhouse was such a treat. Meeting the charming Thom Filicia and talented and beautiful Margaret Russell was a designers dream. I loved the opportunity to chat with them both. It was the first year to be in a new glass, high rise building as opposed to a Upper East side townhouse.  The designs.. read more →

01 Apr 2012
April 1, 2012

Weekend Roundup

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I went by Michelle Armas' studio in Decatur as I left Atlanta on Friday.  It was such an exciting experience. The studio was chocked full of finished works and works inprogess.  I wanted to pack up an 18 wheeler full!  I picked up a painting for my sister in law for her living room.  It.. read more →

Turquoise is a universally flattering color says my mother… Remember the days of "Color me Beautiful", a color book from the 80's that told you what colors to wear?  I agree turquoise looks good in most rooms too.  A few of my favorite turquoise rooms…What are yours? I am loving the spring weather and feeling.. read more →

07 Feb 2012
February 7, 2012

Tuesday Tortoise

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Alexander McQueen Tortoise clutch.  i have no words… J. Crew Tortoise flat Tory Burch Tortoise Clutch Tory Burch Cuff Grand Jackie O sunnies by Tory Burch. Perfect for a day in Capri. Christian Louboutin Jessica Kagan Cushman 7 deadly Sins Tortoise cuffs In Case Tortoise iPhone Case Kenneth Jay Lane House Beautiful bookcase by Albert.. read more →