My Art: Where My Art Lives {a Beach House}

It has been a few weeks since I picked up a paintbrush so I felt all fancy to see images of a pair of abstract panels created for…

My Art: Where My Art Lives {French Country Home}

Today I’m sharing a peek of a close friend’s house, and (big surprise) I forgot to photograph the collage I created for her when these photos…

Decor Finds: Vintage and French Grainsacks

Revisiting vintage linen-hemp grain sacks from France today for their beauty and also to offer a few from the 1930s up for sale. Dated, faded,…

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…

Designer Interview: MONIKA CLAASSEN

Sometimes in this series we meet creative types I admire but have yet to meet, and sometimes friends are profiled. But our inspiring guest today…

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…