How cute are these paintings by Jennifer Mercede, available at Oopsy Daisy? Can’t you just imagine the colorful rooms you could design around these pieces? A true magic kingdom!
As I’ve previously shared, I spent a lovely evening a few weeks ago getting the cook’s tour of the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in Boston. We started in the private quarters on the top floor of the original museum and worked our way down to the garden level and then over to the glorious new … Read more
Last month, I attended the AD20/21 (Art & Design of the 20th and 21st centuries) show in Boston and nearly fell off my high heels when I came upon these amazing new rugs from Landry and Arcari. L&A is widely known for their beautiful collection of oriental carpets hand selected and commissioned from sources all … Read more
As previously mentioned, I did a one-day whirlwind road trip down to the Architectural Digest Home Design show in New York. Met some of my favorite bloggers, in person for a change!, and took in some truly beautiful design work. I wanted to start close to home with some designers and artisans with ties to … Read more
First and foremost, let me say very clearly that this is NOT a political post, it’s a post about design and the “bold” new design of the Family Dining Room at the White House which was just unveiled this week. I put italics around the word “bold” for a reason. First, a little history: The … Read more
A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to have been selected to receive a packet of Fifi Flowers fabulous note cards. Aren’t these so pretty! I am a big believer in the power of the handwritten note and I particularly love ones like these with original art. I am especially impressed that each card … Read more