I am lamp obsessed.  The Watts Table Lamp is a flawless contradiction of industrial material and delicate craftsmanship. The standout beauty from the Joie De Vivre collection is updated with new colors and a little extra elbow grease. The aluminum base is polished to perfection creating a mirror-like surface. The polished aluminum base is a.. read more →

Keeping abreast of the new High Point Market introductions while in Italy scoping out design trends with Modenus is no easy feat.  I am always up for the challenge. Arteriors Home did not disappoint with their huge selection of new product for this market.  Here are my personal highlights of this massive selection.  This line of staples from.. read more →

  Happy 7th Birthday to my baby girl, Gigi, today. Where does the time go? “What would you like for your birthday?”  A pony.  Only a pony! Well no pony arrived here this morning nor did a tack room which was the 2nd option presented to us. But, in honor of her horse obsession I.. read more →

25 Jul 2013
July 25, 2013


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I have a major crush on the Swap Lamp by Marjorie Skouras Design.   They remind me of those acrylic cube frames from years ago but, all grown up and chic. Personalized acrylic floor & table lamps with weighted aluminum base and stem; customize the shade with your own pictures & images.  Are these not fab? Please.. read more →

 Here are a few favorites found on my Pinterest board this week. I noted a trend in hue.  Oscar Wilde Quote / Lilly / Currey Chandelier / Spicy Grapefruit Margarita / Cockatoo / Home Emporium Lamp / Flamingo Necklace / DVF Clutch / Calypso Quote / John Oetgen Photography    I hope you have a.. read more →

VIA As our symbol of hospitality or tropical decorating,  I have never been of the huge fan of the pineapple motif (I do however love a vanilla vodka with pineapple juice) but, recently a few things have caught my eye… Is the pineapple moving into the modern era of design and trends? VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA VIA.. 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 →