Interior Design Books: Summers in France {Kathryn Ireland}

Near Toulouse, designer Kathryn Ireland brought a rural, rundown property back to life in Summers In France. (Seen her hilarious self on Million Dollar Decorators? Yo. She…

My Art: Mixed Media Assemblage

A few weekends ago, my sister hosted a going away dinner for our sons before they headed to college, and these are pieces I created…

My Art: Where my art lives {midwestern farmhouse}

Wanted to share a few snaps of a fabulous farmhouse where some of my art lives because not only is it architecturally magnificent, but soon they…

My Art: Where My Art Lives {Seattle}

Before telling you about this mixed media assemblage I created on a vintage book cover, hushing for a moment to quietly savor the thoughtful work of… Danish photographer…

Interior Design Books: SOLIS BETANCOURT {essential elegance}

In the mood for a little romantic lovely? This home in Washington’s Rock Creek Park is one of my all time favorites! Remember it in Traditional…

Colors of Haliewa

Our family adores Haleiwa on Oahu’s North Shore. It’s old Hawaii so there’s not a single hotel and NO ONE rushes or worries about much…

Coffee Table Books: LOCALS ONLY

Photographer H U G H  H O L L A N D captured these extremely cool images in the 70s just as skateboarding was born…

Lovely Finds: My Etsy Shop

My shop on etsy debuted a few weeks ago, and in spite of not finding time to market it, stuff is beginning to sell. aurora…

My Art: Mixed Media Collages

Today my thoughts are on spring and a few lovely inspiring things which have found their way to me. my photo: a bit of a…

Chic Book for Your Coffee Table: Locals Only by Hugh …

Who cares if it’s 20 degrees outside right now? On planet Michele, we can imagine we’re in Southern Cali in the 70s!!! Locals Only: California…