It is safe to say that there is no designer I identify with more than with Michelle Nussbaumer.  I aspire to her global lifestyle yet we share a mutual affection for maximalism, travel, dogs (especially giant danes), embroidered textiles, pattern, and over the top jewels.  Michelle certainly abides by the “more is more and less.. read more →

I have shared my love for Michelle Nussbaumer’s style before HERE but, I finally had the pleasure of meeting the gracious design in her Dallas shop, Ceylon et Cie.  The store itself was magical and filled to the brim with treasures collected from Michelle’s extensive travels around the globe. I was a kid in a candy.. read more →

Michelle Nussbaumer, owner of Dallas’ Ceylon et Cie, has been a longtime favorite designer of mine.  Her global mix speaks to me. When the piece below came out in House Beautiful this month I knew we are kindred spirits.  I mean the orange, the ikat, the layers and mostly the dog are all equal the perfection… read more →