Interview With RACHEL ASHWELL {2011} Part 1

Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic blog Color me humbled. Then throw in a few mixed feelings. While honored to be invited to interview Rachel (a creative…

Lovely Finds: CUSTOM lovely {4 ways}

Lettergirl If ever you feel inclined to search etsy for customized lovely to enhance ‘the everyday’ (or the perfect gift!) bear in mind you’ll be…

DIY: More STENCIL Splendor

Royal Design Stencil It was so much fun stenciling on my mirror, I’m at it again with a little help from Royal Design Stencils. One…

Lovely Finds: FRENCH Riviera Wrist CANDY

Sur Ton 31 What do handmade Sami bracelets and the French Riviera have in common? Both are beautiful to behold. Gorgeous colors and comfort. Classic…

Decor Books: Hue by Kelly Wearstler

Hue Opulent. Glamorous. Sensual. Playful. Modern. Kelly Wearstler brings all these to mind. While I love living spare at the moment (you just never know…)…

Art Books: Minimal Realism of Charley Harper

Charley Harper Recognize his work? Apartment Therapy Here are some great books from Mr. Harper: Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life Charley Harper’s Animal Kingdom: popular…

Cottage Style Home Decor Inspiration: Lakehouse by …

So much to learn from Sarah Richardson’s casually elegant designed lakehouse. Sarah has been a key fixture of the Canadian design world since starting out in…

Lovely Finds: McTavish Farm

McTavish Farm Shetlands For more than a year now I have been enamored with all things sheep. I ordered fleece and supplies online, watched youTube…

Interior Design Inspiration: Chicago DREAM Home {Michael …

Recently I shared a tour of the kitchen in Chicago’s Dream Home (a design house at the Mart), and today it’s all about a very…

Decor Books: Lighten Up Your Home

Light Up Your Home: The Most Inspiring Sweet Tommy Edison on a waffle cone,  there is just nothing like learning about interior design from blogs…

DIY: Hello Lovely CUSTOM CLAY TAGS

Easy rustic hand formed clay tags made with these stamps. The other day I had fun with clay. Embellish gifts, a nightlight (top left), or…

Artist Inspiration: Cindy Redman

I can’t claim to know precisely. But I know love sneaks up on you occasionally. I know it can be mysterious and moves us to…