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…

Interior Design Books: Love Letter to Karin Meyn

Dear Karin, Your new styling book is so gorgeous it caused my eyes to pool with tears. I cherish it, am deeply inspired, and don’t care…

French Inspiration: Paris Secrets {frugal food, part 2}

happy new year, blogbuds!Let’s hightail it outta here and git togittin to Paris for a few yummy findslike these: (For Yummy Finds {Part 1}, skedaddle…

French Inspiration: Paris Secrets {frugal food, part 1}

Tryyyyyyying to pace myself withall these Paris posts…ya know? I hope you have room in yourFrenchyfrench Chi-chi-chi heartsfor a lil more Paris.Today is about feeding…

My Trip to Paris: Le Spa Park Hyatt Vendome

Because you have not been naughty,Santa and I are whisking you awayto Paris…to Le Spain the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome. You’ll like it here. I know I…

My Trip to Paris: Diptyque Store

I hinted in an earlier postour trip to Paris was not to be aboutfancy dining or French cooking…andit also wasn’t about spending a fortunein fancy…

My Trip to Paris: Merci Store

Anyone care to escape with me to Parisfor a little window shopping???Because while visiting a few weeks back,I snapped a zillion pictures for us to…

My Trip to Paris: Les Orchidees Restaurant

Remember when I mentioned our first trip to Pariswas not going to be a visit about food? Well…there were a few exceptions.Like the posh Les Orchidees within the Park…

Interview With Parfumeur Blaise Mautin

It’s not everyday one flies to Paris,smells an enchanting fragrancecreated by Blaise Mautinpermeating a palace, impulsivelysends off a complimentary email,and winds up invited to tea withthe highly acclaimed parfumeur. However,…

My Trip to Paris 2012: Park Hyatt Paris Vendome

If staying at a palace in Parisever appears on your bucket list,the lovely Park Hyatt Paris Vendome will deliver. We knew it was exclusive.And posh. And…

My Trip to Paris 2012: Opera

Planning a first trip to Paris can be a bitdaunting…stay in a hotel? An apartment?Shop and relax, or join the crowds at must-sees?I wanted it all.So…