My Art {Beachy Greys}

I have been happily painting my heart out this month and wanted to share some work (a few acrylics on canvas are available in my…

25 years

In 1987, while still in college we married at a place called Nazareth Hall. I wrote a special song a friend performed, and our parents…

My Home: Living Room {a new beginning}

Our living room has been empty for awhile (the sectional moved to the finished basement). But it is coming together since I brought in lots…

Home Decor Inspiration: Dressing Room {Swoonworthy}

This is my gorgeous bloggy friend Red’s renovated dressing room, complete with all sorts of DIY lovely and pretty on the cheap. She may smack…

Decor Books: Country Style & Design {Justin Bishop}

The author of Country Style and Design (Images Publishing, 2012), Justin Bishop, is busy restoring a time-worn cottage in a picturesque Australian town. omg…these two pages…

My Art: Where My Art Lives {music gallery}

Trio of my panels in the homeowners’ bedroom where they requested lyrics from ‘their song’ as well as metallic graphic goodness. You may recognize this…

Decor Books: 100 Best Living Rooms

Last year, a National Association of Homebuilders report projected that by 2015, living rooms may be extinct. It got me thinking about the history of this room…you…

Decor Books: Living on the Coast {Barclay Butera}

Ahhhhh. Barclay is almost as pretty as his beachy new book Barclay Butera Living on the Coast (Gibbs Smith, 2012). In this lovely for your library,…

Hotel Decor Inspiration in Chicago: Camp Hello Lovely {Part 2}

Today I’m sharing a few more glimpses of our urban chic camping trip in Chi-town. Part 1 is here. Some particulars we loved about the…

Hotel Decor Inspiration in Chicago: Camp Hello Lovely {Part 1}

Over the weekend, three friends and I escaped to Camp Hello Lovely. If you know me, you probably guessed there was no need to stop on…

Interior Design Inspiration: Paris Apartment in the Latin Quarter

This will be our home away from home in a few months when we visit Paris. The apartment is located in a typical Haussmanian building…

Decor Books: Provence & Secrets {Segreto}

Allow me to share one of the many reasons I adore interior design: there is within this field a universal loveliness which transcends language and…