Personal Reflections & My Holiday Home 2013

For me, Christmas is not about fancy wrapping paper or a jolly man negotiating our chimney. It’s about the birth of the King of my…

DIY Fortuny Stenciled Dressing Room

Today I’m sharing a few more shots of my stenciled wall project from the other day! This post contains affiliate links which I hope you…

DIY Boozy Pear Apple Crumble Recipe

I do love any baked fruit that ends in ‘crisp” or ‘crumble’, and for a little variation on old fashioned apple crisp, how about a…

DIY Dressing Room Stencil Project: Royal Design Studio

In exchange for a stencil from Royal Design Studio, I am bringing you this promotional post! After introducing this sweet little dressing room of mine…

Interior Design Books: Reflections on Swedish Interiors

Love Swedish interiors? Serenity. Calm. Feel-good quality. This is how the authors of a beautiful book describe a well-designed Swedish interior, and with countless examples…

My Art {Collages on Vintage Book Covers}

collage for Monika of Splendid Willow A few years ago, I began creating these mixed media collages on old discarded book covers. collage for Alison…

Personal Reflections: Love Always Wins {Waldorf Astoria Chicago}

What a difference a year makes! A year ago, my groom and I were in Paris at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome celebrating 25 years of marriage,both…

Personal Reflections: Marigold Muse, Kate Towers Dress & BRCA update

Hi. I have been b.u.s.y and feel it’s time for a good long exhale…and ruffles. So for you, images I shot of my lovely summer muse in…

2013 Interior Designer Interview: Rachel Ashwell

It was my pleasure the other day to speak with shabby chic stylemaker, interior designer, author, entrepreneur, and beautiful creative genius Rachel Ashwell of Shabby Chic Couture.…

Personal Reflections: let’s chat in my pretty closet

I would prefer that summer not end. That my nest feel less empty. That my body feel stronger. That my thoughts be less scattered. But I am…

Personal Reflections: Pale pink mood

When you walk into our home, little pale pink touches don’t jump out at you; they whisper. The Laduree box with macarons is from my…

My Art: Where My Art Lives {Tone on Tone}

Pinch me.One of my lil’ seascapeslives in a beautiful space designedby my friend Loi ofTone on Tone Antiquesnear Washington, D.C. mine’s the little leaning canvas, via…

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White Slipcovered Sofa
French Stripe Seagrass Basket Set
29″ Whitewashed Table Lamp Set of 2
White Matelasse Quilt on MY BED
THE BEST Energy Bars!
Trees White Wallpaper Mural
Round Farmhouse Table
Myla Slipcover Sofa
Deconstructed Wingback Bed
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Milagro Heart
Slipcovered Dining Chair
Rustic Farmhouse Stool
Edgecombe End Table
Parisian Style Iron Table Lamp  33.5″
Black or Bronze Accent Table
French Stripe Basket Set
White Cotton Crochet Bed Skirt
French Country Rattan Basket Set
Marble Subway Mosaic Tile
Rattan Basket With Lid
White Ruffle Bedding
Seagrass Basket Set
Schumacher Wild Things Wallpaper
Slipcovered Sofa
Linen Napkin Set
French Country Lamp Set
White Matelasse Quilt
Tree Mural Wallpaper
Faux Potted French Lavender
Shaw Daybed
Distressed White French Country Chandelier
French Country Headboard
Oval Back Counter Stool, Set of 2
Antique Brass Pharmacy Floor Lamp
Round French Tufted Ottoman
Kinston Wood Bench
Italian Candelabra Chandelier
Slipcovered Linen Chair
Warner Upholstered Bench
Rustic Country French Dresser
Laurel Wreath Mirror
Round Farmhouse Dining Table
Reclaimed Wood Dresser
Louis Upholstered Bench
Pardon My French Doormat
Stripe Turkish Towel Throw
Pamela Arm Chair
Sweater Weave Basket
French Carved Wood Chandelier
Terracotta Pots & Basket
French Country Wood Chandelier
French Linen Dining Chair
Gustavian Cabinet
French Farmhouse Dining Table
Bar Stool
Beachy White Slipcovered Sofa
Rattan Armchair
Diptyque Oyedo Candle
Cross Back Dining Chair
French Country Candle Holder
French Industrial Metal Chairs (4)
Designer Favorite Wall Mirror
Holborn Lantern Pendant
French Country 6-Light Chandelier
Tray Side Table
French Country Upholstered Arm Chair
Wicker Trunk Set
French Ticking Stripe Pillow
Jute Area Rug
Mohair Throw
Rustic Industrial Farmhouse Shelves
Belgian Linen Sofa
White Duvet & Bedding
Rustic Wood Candlestick Set
French Market Basket
Linen Modern Wing Chair
French Country Farmhouse Baskets
Concrete Pillar Table Lamp
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Style Lamp
Kendall Skirted Dining Chair
White Charleston Sofa
Scrubbed Wood 5-Light Chandelier
Arched Champagne Wall Mirror
Moravian Star 1-Light Pendant
Highback Armchair
Mini Pendant Light
White Vase Set
Round Woven Placemat Set
Cashmere Throw With Fringe
Black Bergamot Soy Candle
Fireclay Farm Sink (Reinhard, 30″)
White Waffle Coverlet
Light Grey Vienna Quilt
Boheme Madera Bench
Belgian Linen Duvet Set
Round Marble Side Table
Rustic Pedestal Farm Table
Rattan Hanging Chair Swing