5 Writing Desks With Staying Power

5 Writing Desks With Staying Power

Maybe its because I’m a classicist at heart or maybe its because writing desks take me back to an era of romance where putting a pen to paper was an art form–but could there be anything more lovely than a stately writing desk in your office? Today, our modes of communication are hurried and robust that it […]



CALLING ALL BOOK LOVERS

CALLING ALL BOOK LOVERS

I am an avid collector especially of interior and fashion subject matter when it relates to books. There is always another prized edition I must add to my collection that I just can’t wait to purchase.  Don’t you just love the newness of a book – the smell of ink on satin paper, the beautiful pocket sleeve that hides the […]



THAT FEELING OF KNOWING…IT CAN’T BE WRONG CAN IT?

THAT FEELING OF KNOWING…IT CAN’T BE WRONG CAN IT?

Saturday Morning  Ummm ok, great! Let’s get started. Got my list, got my catalogues.  I’ll just read up a little and I’ll be fine!  I know what I like, I know what looks good – how hard can it be?! Two Hours And Three Cups Of Coffee Later… Hmm.Right!  So now I choose the floor tile that […]



DALLAS MARKET – PART II

DALLAS MARKET – PART II

Hello there!  I didn’t want to miss giving you guys Part II of the Dallas Market. Here are a few lines you should keep in your back pocket when you are thinking about designing your homes. And, as a bonus I wanted to share some great online home décor sites that cater to a budget friendly […]



Dallas Market – Part I

Dallas Market – Part I

Good morning, I hope you are having an amazing week! I am excited to share with you what we spotted last week at Dallas Market. There was a great deal of indigo and mixed metals, nothing surprising since my last trend report at the beginning of January.  The new introductions of indigo were well received, which was a huge improvement […]



QUOTE OF THE WEEK

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. – Ralph Waldo Emmerson  



FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: BLACKBERRY FARM

FABULOUS HOME FRIDAY: BLACKBERRY FARM

Hi there! I hope you are all having a wonderful Friday. I am ready for the weekend, are you?! Since, comfort and tradition is on my mind in preparation for the holidays; I thought I would share one of my favorite homes done by Suzanne Kasler. This home is situated in the Foothills of the […]



10 HOSTESS GIFT IDEAS

10 HOSTESS GIFT IDEAS

Hi there, happy Monday to you! Hope you had a fantastic weekend, today I am sharing ten hostess gifts that are a quick and easy “Thank You.” With the holidays fast approaching and invitations flooding in for parties, its always nice to show your appreciation with a ‘thank you’ gift. I love small items that […]



THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING – GET READY WITH ELLE

THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING – GET READY WITH ELLE

We all know the chaos of getting ready for the holidays…decorating, parties, out of town visitors, cooking. Honestly, you know the list can go on forever! But, lets put the stress on the backburner for now.  I hope to help make this year one of good cheer and tidings with a little preparation for you my dear reader.  In the coming […]



COLORFUL OUTDOOR FALL WREATHS

COLORFUL OUTDOOR FALL WREATHS

Hi there…hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. We are having such beautiful fall weather, just love how its in the 70s/80s during the day with cooler evenings. The leaves aren’t quite turning but the mild temperatures have been spectacular. I have had such a relaxing weekend, which I very much needed…Sunday as always is my time to […]