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…

Interior Design Books: Decorate by Holly Becker

If you are a design junkie, chances are you already know about Decorate: 1,000 Design Ideas for Every Room in Your Home (Chronicle Books) by…

Artist Inspiration: BYLOOM and HYDE: Alexandra Ritchie

  Mine is a curious soul. When someone else’s artistry moves me, I can’t help it… I have to know more about the creative hands…

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…

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 light of 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 KITCHEN

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 North

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…