House Beautiful has announced it’s Kitchen of the Year 2019 designed by none other than the Dallas designer, Michelle Nussbaumer, which I featured HERE. Influenced by her world travels, Michelle designed her own collection of hardware for Addison Weeks that is as unique as her interiors. “l like to incorporate whatever makes me happy in my own kitchen.” says Nussbaumer… read more →

Michelle Nussbaumer’s House Beautiful 2019 Kitchen(s) of the Year are truly a sight to behold!  A secret speakeasy? A pink porcelain pantry? A hotel-level wine bar? Yes. Every culinary corner of this design visionary’s Dallas home is a total trip. Better buckle up. Taken too literally, kitchens can be spartan, as functional as garages—and just.. read more →

It is absolutely freezing in the south. I cannot get warm yet, all I can dream is spending this winter holiday in a beautiful ski chalet. Of course, I envision Michelle Nussbaumer’s beautiful chalet in Gstaad. This lovely lodge in Aspen would suit as well. I love the colorful touches. A Luxurious Yet Rustic Aspen,.. read more →

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 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 →

I have gushed about my admiration for the divine Michelle Nussbaumer before HERE and HERE and HERE.  She is not only lovely and warm and leads the most fabulous life full of exotic travels, shopping and loads of family time.   I try not to covet others lives and possessions but, I really could not help.. 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 →