Sterling Silver

For centuries, we’ve been attracted to silver and gold. These metals connote affluence; wealth and prestige.  We continually see metallic influences in ready-to-wear, interior design, even our cars and phones!  Sterling silver with its soft,…

Mixing – Classic meets Contemporary

Your home is a collection….a layered timeline of your experiences, interests, and points of view. Your life isn’t one dimensional, why should your home be? Fill your home with objects that reflect your passions. Mixing textures,…

FAVE PAGE: November / December VERANDA

My FAVE PAGE this month is found in the Nov/Dec issue of VERANDA magazine.  VERANDA is absolutely my favorite and this issue didn’t disappoint. This hi-rise condo in Downtown Houston is home to a fashion…

Natural Fences & Stone Walls of New England

Wattle fencing Woven wood fencing – SO many versions!  This is probably my favorite type of fencing.  Made from branches, thick or thin they are perfect for a garden fence or trellis.  There are so…

My Top 5 Interior Design Books

Suzanne Kasler: Timeless Style Her second book.  I LOVE her!! She has such a high spirited, classic style.  Her homes would be so fun to live in, tons of bright energy, extremely liveable. Rooms are…

Luis Bustamante – Brilliantly Merging Antiquities with Contemporary

LUIS BUSTAMANTE – Madrid Interior Designer, Sculptor, Painter Navigating the random “Design Alleys and Avenues” of Pinterest, I found Luis Bustamante,a Madrid Interior Designer. Trained as a Sculptor and Painter, you can appreciate his sense…

My FAVE PAGE: February – March 2014 Coastal Living

My FAVE PAGE this month comes from the February/March edition of Coastal Living.  I LOVE the Warm Yellow accented with Crisp White, layering in  Crystal and Mirrored pieces.  Warm and happy.  What a great way…

Blue is the New Black

tAs I watch the Oscars,  I see home fashion trends. In my previous life, as the high end home textile conduit for my company, I was the bridge between design and sale-ability.  As designers, we always looked at…

My FAVE PAGE: Jan-Feb 2014 VERANDA

This is by far my FAVE PAGE of all the Interior Design Shelter magazines this month.   Designed by Atlanta Interior Designer Susan Ferrier, the colors used here are serene, peaceful, stunning.  It makes you…