Taliesin West

If you’ve been following my Instagram lately you might have noticed that we visited Frank Lloyd Wright’s western home and architectural design school – Taliesin West.  I thought I knew a lot about the great architect. I’ve been a fan Continue reading Taliesin West


I’m easing into fall, by slowly adding a few accessories to our space. We’re getting ready for our vacation so I haven’t had a lot of time to devote to transitioning our home from summer into fall decor, but when Continue reading Fallish

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

If You Don’t Know, You Should

Do you know Wendy Bellissimo?  If you’ve recently been pregnant or have small children, you are probably familiar with her.  She designs for growing families, from chic maternity wear, to baby & kids apparel, to furniture to textiles – she Continue reading If You Don’t Know, You Should

Enhancing Practical Objects – Walls Part 2

Recently I wrote about enhancing those large expanses of vertical structures called walls.  Come along with me while I share a few of the wonderful murals gracing our little city’s buildings… This mural greeted students for years as they entered Continue reading Enhancing Practical Objects – Walls Part 2

Enhancing Practical Objects – Walls

I realized that it’s been awhile since I’ve written about everyday objects that are made more attractive with a little, or in some cases, a lot of embellishment.  So today we are focusing on walls.  Let’s face it, the sides Continue reading Enhancing Practical Objects – Walls

Enhancing Everyday Objects: Artistic Impressions

Good morning!  Welcome to another segment of Enhancing Everyday Objects – where we  examine common objects that have been made more attractive with the use of a little color, design, and creativity.  If you missed my last posts on this Continue reading Enhancing Everyday Objects: Artistic Impressions

Echoes in Public Spaces…Can You Hear Me?

My book group meets at various restaurants in town.  There are several criteria. 1) We often try to match the cuisine to the month’s book selection.  So if we have read a book set in an Asian country – we Continue reading Echoes in Public Spaces…Can You Hear Me?

The New Porch Swing

I’m obsessed with porches lately! Especially comfy porches.  What do you think of this?  I love it!  The hanging  egg chairs – the simplicity – the flash back to the 60’s!  Reading and sipping lemonade in the shade of those Continue reading The New Porch Swing

Happy Friday

Take the new Pantone color for 2012 and add a touch of lovely lavender….and here is what you get!  I loved this immediately when I saw it. I love the contrast – so refreshing.  So current – could you live Continue reading Happy Friday

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