Decor Inspiration: Vintage Doors

My husband and I went shopping yesterdayin search of inspiration for decoratingour next home, and one of our favoritevendors has completely changed its waresfrom European…

Books: Threadbare Lovely {Mister Finch}

Textile artist Mr. Finch loves sewing and stories. Rescuing scraps of thread, fabric, curtains,paper and beads, Finch stitches and pullsto bring to life a world…

Artist Inspiration: Brennen Steines

model: Brennen Steines photography: Hedi Slimane He is the artist Brennen Steines. He is a Ford model right up the road from where I live. He…

Farmhouse Style & Vintage Finds: Nellie’s Barn Sale

One of the most charming aspects of living where I doin the Midwest is the summer fleamarketing! Nellie’s Barn Saleis an annual must-attend for mein…

Frank Lloyd Wright & Midcentury Design: The Laurent House

It has been many months since I last blogged aboutFrank Lloyd Wright’s “little gem” right here in myneighborhood of Rockford: THE LAURENT HOUSE. The Laurent…

My Home March 2014: Lovely Finds, and French Home

A little more lovely to share from around the house today. Someone asked about the fuzzy jacket I wore in my videothe other day…it’s called…

Artist Inspiration: Johnny Abegg

Time to get our beach on even ifsome of us are thigh high in snow. Photographer Johnny Abeggshot this gorgeous boho mermaidfor Spell & The…

Paris Trip: Musee Carnavalet

How are things with you today?Me? Less than cheery as chilling temperaturesdo a number on ‘my nerves’ as gramma used to say.Still, the cold won’t stop…

My Art: paris graffiti collages i made

I found all sorts of beautiful, gritty, layered street art on building walls in Paris, where legal tagging sites are sprinkled across the city. Apparently, groups of artists…

Interior Design Books: Reflections on Swedish Interiors

Love Swedish interiors? Serenity. Calm. Feel-good quality. This is how the authors of a beautiful book describe a well-designed Swedish interior, and with countless examples…

My Art {Collages on Vintage Book Covers}

collage for Monika of Splendid Willow A few years ago, I began creating these mixed media collages on old discarded book covers. collage for Alison…

My Art: Where My Art Lives {Tone on Tone}

Pinch me.One of my lil’ seascapeslives in a beautiful space designedby my friend Loi ofTone on Tone Antiquesnear Washington, D.C. mine’s the little leaning canvas, via…