The South Street Gallery is located in Hingham, MA. Get more information here.
I have always loved decoupage and about a year ago, after seeing John Derian’s booth at NYIGF, I had an “I can do that” moment and tried my hand at it. Loved it, but it was a short lived hobby. Meanwhile, I am completely, completely in love with John Derian‘s work and am thrilled that … Read more
Last month, I posted about a contest This Old House Magazine was running where readers were asked to select their favorite cover out of four choices. This is the winner: Of the four choices, this was my second favorite. I do like the red center island! Not only did readers select the cover, they also … Read more
Did you have a great weekend? The weather here in New England was spectacular! Memorial Day is often referred to as the “unofficial start” of summer. Here are a few summery items to kick start the season! Tuffets and beach umbrellas from The Tuffet Company. A little lounging and beaching it up with Hable Constructions’ … Read more
The internet, including the Huffington Post, is abuzz with the news – or rumor – that Brad and Angelina have purchased a $70m chateau and working vineyard in France called Chateau Miraval. Kids, love, good looks, fame and money, good deed doing, and now a chateau in France. Jeez you two, leave something for the … Read more
From the Revolution to Iraq, we remember and thank all those who gave their lives, and those who are willing to, for us to have all that we have. We’re not perfect, but we are lucky. Bunker Hill Monument – Charlestown, MA Robert Gould Shaw Memorial – Boston, MA. Photo by Ian Britten. Courtesy of … Read more
Antiques – the ultimate in recycling! Visit the Topsfield Antiques Market this weekend!
I’m a bit slow to get this post up, but last Saturday, I treated myself to a pedicure. It’s Spring and my toes were definitely not “peep-toe” ready. I cannot recommend Michelle’s Nails in Duxbury highly enough for the massage that comes with the pedicures. And the massage chairs. Those ladies have magic fingers is … Read more
NYC-based textiles company, Hable Construction is hosting their annual spring sample sale from Wednesday May 21 to Friday, May 23, from 11am-7pmeach day in the building that houses their design studio at 195 Chrystie St. New York, NY 10002, between Stanton and Rivington St. Nearby subway stopsare the F/V to 2nd Ave or the J/M … Read more
Well, I had such a lovely day yesterday! The weather was spectacular – warm and sunny – which is a big bonus here in New England where it can still be 40’s and rainy on a regular basis. After photographing my front yard which I blogged about yesterday, I treated myself to a glorious pedicure … Read more
Congratulate me! It’s a lilac! Isn’t it pretty?!? And the scent is totally worth the sneezes… I planted this lilac bush – now over 6 feet tall – from a little twig I bought at Christmas Tree Shops about seven years ago. About three years after initial planting I had the bud of a flower, … Read more
The Apple Store opens tonight in Boston. Let’s all say it — oohh ahhh…
ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair) is this weekend (May 17 – 20). Unfortunately, I can’t make it this year, but wanted to highlight a few vendors who’ve been kind enough to send me their information. Danish design icon Eilersen, a leader in design since the 1960’s in Scandinavia, is planning to stock their high-end models … Read more
Congratulations to Leanna Hamill! “What inspires me is the same color blue that I painted my bedroom as a child. It was the color I painted my living room in one of my apartments, and didn’t realize until afterwards that it was the same color. And it is the color of my office now. It … Read more
I visited the Boston Design Center Dream Home last week and had the place to myself to take photos. This show, which took place for the first time last year, is set up in an empty showroom on the 6th floor. Several area designers were selected to bring to life a room in the home, … Read more