Interview With Parfumeur Blaise Mautin

It’s not everyday one flies to Paris,smells an enchanting fragrancecreated by Blaise Mautinpermeating a palace, impulsivelysends off a complimentary email,and winds up invited to tea withthe highly acclaimed parfumeur. However,…

My Trip to Paris 2012: Park Hyatt Paris Vendome

If staying at a palace in Paris ever appears on your bucket list, the lovely Park Hyatt Paris Vendome will deliver. My Trip to Paris 2012:…

My Trip to Paris 2012: Opera

Planning a first trip to Paris can be a bitdaunting…stay in a hotel? An apartment?Shop and relax, or join the crowds at must-sees?I wanted it all.So…

Interior Designer Inspiration: Tone on Tone

He must know by now I adore his aesthetic and blog since I never miss an installment of Loi’s T o n e  o n  T o…

My Art: Abstract Paintings Whispering Tranquility

I am excited about getting together with my baby sister Lisa (here in Arizona) to paint together. (My shop is stocked with low-priced original paintings on…

Interior Design Inspiration: Lesley Killoren

Sometimes things just click with kindred spirits, right? While swimming in the pool above, I made a new friend who is an interior designer with…

Interview with Tina of The Enchanted Home

My ongoing interview series An Inspired Life is special to me since one of the primary roles of this blog is toleverage the role of the artist/creative.…

Interior Design Inspiration: The Laurent House

Some exciting news from my neck of the woods (Rockford, Illinois)…this Frank Lloyd Wright gem will soon be opening its doors as a museum! The…

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 year anniversary

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 August 2012: 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…

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…

Let’s SHOP!

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