Hassayampa Inn – A Darling Little Boutique Hotel

Traveling to Phoenix, we took a detour to Prescott, AZ. What a treat. We’ve been meaning to get there for years. We’d heard about it from friends and family, and when it was featured in Sunset Magazine as one of Continue reading Hassayampa Inn – A Darling Little Boutique Hotel

Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Special Dishes

Oops!!! I used this sugar and creamer set earlier in the month when I was hosting our Bunco group. They were my mother’s, and I remember her using them a lot for special occasions. I love the dramatic black color Continue reading Don’t Make This Mistake With Your Special Dishes

The Grey

Savannah, Georgia stole my heart when we visited her a few years ago. The fountains, the gorgeous homes, the Spanish moss laden trees lining those famous squares, the waterfront, the design college there SCAD…I could go on and on. I want Continue reading The Grey

Modernism in Palm Springs

During our recent trip to the southern climes, we stopped overnight in Palm Springs. I’ve always wanted to attend Modernism Week held each year in February.  Tours of homes not often offered for public viewing, garden tours, lectures, fashion, classic Continue reading Modernism in Palm Springs

Cuba – My Experience: Part 2 -The Architecture

Cuba, are you planning to go?  Last week I wrote about our experiences when we visited a couple of years ago, here.  Travel restrictions seem to be easing a bit so Americans may find it easier to visit our island Continue reading Cuba – My Experience: Part 2 -The Architecture

Friday Focus – The Oscars’ Greenroom

The Oscars are Sunday night – actually Sunday afternoon here on the West Coast. I’m always glued to the set watching the red carpet – are you?   But since I just can’t seem to get enough of interior design, Continue reading Friday Focus – The Oscars’ Greenroom

Modern Take On Deco

 The Great Gatsby opens tomorrow… so I wanted to share this pic that I snapped of a hotel lounge in Miami.  The colors and curved arms, the graphic cushions and black pillows with white piping all say ‘Deco’ to me.   A Continue reading Modern Take On Deco

The Great Gatsby – Who’s Going?

Is anyone else excited about the premier of The Great Gatsby?  If you’ve been following my blog you know that I’m a huge fan of the Jazz Age and Art Deco. I love the typography… by Anthony Ithurralde the art… Continue reading The Great Gatsby – Who’s Going?

Trending 2013 – Art Deco

Art Deco – do you know of it?  It is one of my favorite historic styles… and it’s trending.  Think the Great Gatsby (a new version of the movie coming out soon), old Hollywood, and Miami Beach.  All classic Art Continue reading Trending 2013 – Art Deco

A New Beginning – Art Deco Style

My son is moving into his first apartment that will truly be his alone.  He has been out of the house for awhile, but always with roommates, but now he will be in his own apartment – he is so Continue reading A New Beginning – Art Deco Style

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