New Orleans Snapshot

  I had a spectacular week last week in New Orleans and there will be many posts to come on the sights, sounds (jazz baby) and tastes of the amazing week spent with BlogTourNola. While I’m organizing my many, many photos (nearly 200!) I wanted to share a little bit of my week. But first, … Read more

New Orleans: The French Quarter, A Street Car, Garden District, Shopping and Food

Well, the title about sums up today’s #BlogTourNola adventure! BlogTour is all about great design, local culture, a lot of walking and plenty of sustenance to keep us going!  We’re starting today with an amazing champagne brunch at Lüke, Chef John Besh’s restaurant. Lüke is Chef Besh’s homage “to the grand old Franco-German brasseries that … Read more

New Orleans Bound!

 Top row, L-R: Erica Islas @EMIIntDesign, Carmen Natschke @DecoratingDiva, Arne Salveson @ArneSalvesen  2nd row: Tamara Matthews @nestnestnest,  Linda Merrill@Surroundings, Jennifer Mehditash @decaporter  3rd row: Rebecca Reynolds @RRKitchenDesign, Leslie Fine@lesliefineint, Gloria Graham Sollicito @Kitchens4living, Barbara Elza Hirsh @elzabdesign  4th row: Patricia Davis @patriciadavisbr, Cynthia Bogart @thedailybasics, Toma Clark Haines @TheAntiquesDiva, Kelly Morisseau @Kitchen_Sync I’m getting ready … Read more

New Orleans memories

The Cathedral/Basilica of St. Louis in Jackson Square is the oldest Catholic Cathedral in continual use in the United States, having been established as a parish in 1720. I am getting very excited for my upcoming trip to New Orleans with Modenus’  BlogTourNOLA to visit KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) and to take in … Read more

Blog Tour NOLA – Meet the Bloggers

As I mentioned before, I was thrilled to be asked to participate in Modenus’ Blog Tour New Orleans. Modenus is a networking platform and resource catalog for the interior design community.  Design professionals and anyone else passionate about interior design can connect in their forums, find inspiration on daily blogs, Before & After submissions and … Read more

A little of this, a little of that plus decorating East Coast and West Coast beach houses

I hope you all had a lovely weekend. Not to be a whiny, but mine was spent nursing my very painful shoulder and I’m still doing so (whaa, whaa, I know!) but I do have some fun things to report in on, so I’m soldiering through! Clearly, I’m a terrible patient.   I’m thrilled to … Read more