What’s wrong and right about Outlander’s Boston

Claire Caitroina Balfe and Frank Tobias Menzies in Boston apartment with floral wallpaper

After a very long “Droughtlander”, the Starz series Outlander has finally made it’s return! Based on Diana Gabaldon’s book series,  Outlander Season 3 (based on Voyager, the 3rd book in the series) focuses on the twenty year separation of our two leads – Claire (Caitroina Balfe) and Jamie (Sam Heughan) – and how they tried … Read more

Project Replay: Boston Townhouse Living Room

  If you’re on Facebook, you’ll be familiar with the “memory” feature where they give you some of the highlights from posts from the same day going back several years. Today, mine was reminding me that this Boston townhouse living room project I did was featured in The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine on January 17, … Read more

Seen at Ellis Boston Antiques Show – this weekend!

I always love attending the Ellis Boston Antiques show, going on this weekend, and this year feels like the best yet. There are 40 dealers and galleries participating in this year’s show. The furniture, art and jewelry (oh, the jewelry!) were inspiring. I didn’t take photos of jewelry – too heart breaking to have to … Read more

Friday Funday – Events Galore for the New England Design Industry

Certainly, one of the the most unexpected yet best parts of being a blogger are all the event invitations that I receive. It’s always an honor to be invited, especially to smaller events, because the brands or artists who are hosting are making a real investment in getting to know me and in me getting … Read more

Seen in Boston: Century Furniture

I was at the Boston Design Center yesterday for a panel discussion with Dara Caponigro, editor-in-chief of Veranda Magazine (which was great, more to come on that soon) and stopped into one of my favorite showrooms, Century Furniture. They had a lot of new gems on display which I wanted to share.  First off, I … Read more

The Renzo Piano Wing at the Gardner Museum

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

The Courtyard at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

As I mentioned last week, I was invited to spend an evening taking an “insiders” tour of the Isabella Stewart Gardner museum. The Museum’s marketing department invited a group of design, wine and gardening bloggers and gave us a cook’s tour starting at the top floor, working our way down the original building and over … Read more