Million Dollar Decorators premiers tonight!

Join me TONIGHT on Twitter #mddbravotv  ( ) to chat about this new series featuring the crazy lives and businesses of designers Kathryn Ireland, Mary McDonald, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Nathan Turner and Jeffrey Allen Marks. I’ll be interviewing each of the designers throughout the 8 week season, so stay tuned for that. Editor at … Read more

Blogfest 2011 – Traditional Home presents The Heritage Collection

  Last week, one of the highlights of Blogfest2011 was the opportunity to meet with three of our very favorite past guests on The Skirted Roundtable. On Tuesday, we were bussed out to Long Island City to Mayo Studios for Kravet’s launch of the Lee Jofa Heritage Collection,  hosted by Traditional Home magazine.  Six designers … Read more

Blogging on “Million Dollar Decorator” on Bravo

I just finished watching an advance screener of the first episode of BravoTV’s “Million Dollar Decorator” starring LA design icons Kathryn M. Ireland, Mary MacDonald, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Nathan Turner and Jeffrey Alan Marks. The show premiers on Tuesday, May 31st and I will be blogging on it and doing interviews with all the decorators. … Read more

“Life is hard enough, but it can be balanced with beauty and gentleness” – Barbara Barry

  (image courtesy of Blogfest2011) On Tuesday of Blogfest, we were treated to a tasty “picnic” luncheon in the Lee Jofa showroom at the D&D Building. Lee Jofa is launching a Lilly Pulitzer line of fabrics and they were every bit as bright and cheery as one would expect! A really nice treat during a … Read more

Bloggers take Manhattan

Last Monday, over 100 design bloggers converged on Manhattan for a three-day  series of events sponsored by Kravet Fabrics. I took the 6:30AM train out of rainy New England and arrived a little before 11:00 in rainy Manhattan. In the way of modern communications, I ended up sharing a taxi with Kate van Geldern from … Read more

Off to Blogfest 2011!

I am leaving on a very early 6:30 train Monday morning heading to New York for four days to attend Blogfest 2011. Kravet and Lee Jofa created this event for design and lifestyle bloggers. It’s basically an all-access pass to all the shelter magazines (House Beautiful, Veranda, Town&Country, Elle Decor, Arch Digest, Traditional Home) and … Read more