Quote Of The Day…

Posted by on Jan 11, 2010 in Designer Quotes | No Comments

“I’m all about exuberance. We only have one short life to live, and we shouldn’t waste it being tasteful.” – Isaac Mizrahi, fashion designer

Happy Birthday To Me!

Posted by on Dec 17, 2009 in Books | No Comments

Well, my birthday was actually yesterday but I think I am allowed to celebrate all week, right? So, I wanted to share the awesome gift my husband gave me… The Modern Glamour, The Art of Unexpected Style by Kelly Wearstler. If you don’t know already, Kelly Wearstler is my absolute favorite designer right now. I truly […]

Color Personality

Posted by on Dec 10, 2009 in Paint | No Comments

I’ve got color on my mind. So, here’s a little color psychology with tips for where to use these colors in your house or work space. I’ve added some additional commentary and ideas to the references below, but I want to thank Michele Bernhardt for her ‘Color Personality‘ article in House Beautiful which I used as […]

Fit For A King

Posted by on Nov 25, 2009 in Furniture, Uncategorized | No Comments

I would love to have these Crystallized Henry VIII chairs in my dining room for our Thanksgiving feast! These spectacular “Tudors” chairs were designed by Martin Albert Interiors for Metropolitan Home’s Showtime House. Each chair is hand painted on linen and then Swarovski crystals are precisely applied as they drip down Henry VIII’s portrait and […]

Tip Tuesday: Easy Holiday Decor Change

Posted by on Nov 24, 2009 in Accessories, Tip Tuesday | No Comments

Want an inexpensive instant decor change before the holidays? You can have a completely different look by just changing and adding a few minor items in your room. Just pick a color(s) and go for it! For example, all you need to do to successfully change your look in your living room is change the […]

Magazine of the Month

Posted by on Nov 23, 2009 in Magazines | No Comments

My magazine choice of the month would have to be Metropolitan Home. You must grab this December issue because it will sadly be the last issue they publish. Nonetheless, they are definitely leaving with a bang! It is a wonderfully beautiful issue with some delicious eye candy that will make you say, oohhh! So sad to […]

White Coco Twigs

Posted by on Nov 23, 2009 in Accessories | No Comments

I am in love with anything white! Found these beautiful whitewashed coco twigs that would look fantastic as a holiday centerpiece, across a mantle, or grouped in a vase in the corner of a room.

Real Simple Gift Guide Favorites

Posted by on Nov 18, 2009 in Accessories, Art, Books | No Comments

Of course you probably know my love for magazines and the December Real Simple gift guide (50 Gifts For Under $50) is truly my favorite issue of the year. I get so giddy when I receive it in the mail and can’t wait to see what they have selected. So, here are my faves that […]

Etsy Find Fridays: Hand Made Napkins

Posted by on Nov 12, 2009 in Accessories | No Comments

Tis’ the season for selecting some great napkins that speak for themselves when your guests sit around your table during the holidays. Let them be your conversation pieces! Navy Poppy Napkins: Animal Napkins: Acid Green Urban Letterpress Napkins: Linen Napkins: Gray Peacock Napkins: Cherry Sneezy Sheets: (they are listed as “handkerchiefs” but are so cute […]

Rose and Radish is back!

Posted by on Nov 11, 2009 in Accessories, Art | No Comments

  One of my favorite boutiques, Rose and Radish, is back online now after moving to a new location. Based out of San Francisco, their motto is that ‘living with objects you love makes you happy.’ This makes me happy too, and I’m excited they’re back! You can always count on their store to have […]