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…

Books: 500 timeless interiors

Best of 500 Timeless Interiors In case you missed the memo… I like books. I like timeless decor. I like them a lot. And some…

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…

Decor Books: Romantic Prairie Style

Editor, writer, and stylist f i f i o ‘ n e i l l has captured a little romance in Romantic Prairie Style: Homes Inspired…

Lovely Finds: BYLOOM and HYDE

It’s the MIX this textile designer loves…   “My methods always involve a mix of some sort – whether weaving and stitching, or mixing tweed…

Home Decor Books: JEAN-LOUP DARAUX: by the …

By the Light of the Sea: Jean-Loup Daraux Do you know this sculptor/painter/rhymer/designer? We are invited into the contemplative, spirited world of j e a n…

My Home: dare to be spare: my …

Sharing glimpses of my very ‘dare to be spare’ kitchen and yet to be styled kitchen today. This not a styled photo shoot, btw. (Notice there…

My Home: A Beautiful Mend

found this pintuck dress for $13 online outcry heard around the globe: for the love of Ghandi, GIVE IT A REST!!!! It’s me again. Yeahhhhh.…

Artist Inspiration: BETSY EBY’S STUDIO: 8 Inspirations

Remember my interview with artist Betsy Eby? Thought you might appreciate a glimpse of her beautiful self in poetic motion and 8 ways to draw…

Travel Inspiration: FOUR SEASONS Scottsdale at Troon …

Equally spectacular in daylight. If you have followed my lovely journey, you may remember I was a bit of a spa-hopper this spring. The maiden spa…

Lovely Finds: FIVE DOLLAR fabulous (4)

Finding fabulous for under $5 to share with you is PURE PLEASURE so I hope you’re okay with more lovely coming your way on the cheap! See…

Interview: GERRIE BREMERMANN

  The fabulous New Orleans-based designer who is Gerrie Bremermann, whose work is consistently superior and inspiring joins us today for an inspired life.   Not…