There’s something so enticing about cute little nooks and snugs for reading, eating and napping. These secret snugs can be tucked away around a corner or carved out of a niche or unused closet space (if there is such a thing). Bed alcoves have long been used as a way to keep inhabitants warm in … Read more
(This is an update to a previously published post) I was recently sent this cool color matching device called Color Muse to test and it’s fantastic! There have long been paint color detectors on the market – especially phone apps – but Color Muse is a bit different. Rather than rely on a phone camera … Read more
Silver Screen Surroundings: Sharp Objects Sharp Objects is a new series currently airing on HBO. It’s getting rave reviews all around for the acting (Amy Adams, Patricia Clarkson) and the production. I haven’t seen it yet (there’s been a lot going on which I’ll share at the end of this post) but plan to at … Read more
Happy 4th to my American friends and Happy Canada Day to all our friends in the north! I thought I’d share a little drive-by shooting tour of pretty local Massachusetts homes all dressed up for the holiday. With my design besties Teresa Burnett and Kathie Chrisicos. I hope you’re someplace cool and refreshing!
Sometimes, a property just captures the essence of what’s popular (aka trendy) in design, but is also actually really good too, which doesn’t happen as often as one would think. This is the case with this gorgeous Vermont farmhouse fantasy home that was featured in both Design New England and Traditional Home magazines – in … Read more
Hey there! I’ve been trying to get in three blog posts a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and a weekend post – and I’ve been doing pretty well – until today! I did want to do a quick post on a talk I went to today at The Boston Design Center. The talk was on the … Read more
So, a few hours of HGTV viewing, or a perusal of the real estate section, shows that the open floor plan is really hot. Scorching. And, who am I to tell people what they should want? It sounds lovely – the whole family altogether, kids doing homework and craft projects at the counter, Mom or … Read more
It’s been ten years since the sounds of ABBA have wafted out of the Greek island of Kalokairi and onto the big screen – and here we go again! I blogged about the original Mamma Mia ten years ago, but with one thing and another, the blog post went missing. So, I figured I’d do a … Read more