My Dad’s Kitchen


Dagny from Beautiful Living tagged me to do a post about my kitchen… Well, the thing is, I don’t really have my own kitchen! since we’re in the process of looking for homes now 🙂 My mom & stepdad’s kitchen is in the process of being redsigned (I will show before & afters as soon […]

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February 26, 2009

Synesthesia- do you have it?


Synesthesia – from the Ancient Greek σύν (syn), “together,” and αἴσθησις (aisthēsis), “sensation” — is a neurologically based phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second sensory or cognitive pathway (definition taken from Wikipedia) (Image from yale.edu) Studies show that anywhere between 1 on 20 […]

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February 3, 2009

"Real" vs. "Kitsch"


As you know, I’m constantly trying to define my style, hone my skills & figure out what works & what doesn’t work in spaces. Well, a concept I often think about is real or authentic design, art & accessories. vs. what make something kitsch or scripted or forced or “decorated.”     I used to […]

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January 31, 2009

Florida Flea Market


This antique Chinese console at the 2007 San Francisco showhouse was dressed up by Suzanne Tucker of Tucker & Marks. If you’ll remember, it’s from that same “Neautrals” issue of House Beautiful that we all loved so much. Of course this vignette totally jumped out at me because I loved all the white, the mix […]

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January 21, 2009

Lucketts Design House


So I wanted to take you on a little virtual tour of one of my favorite places to shop, the Lucketts Design House: It’s this old house with some outbuildings full of an ever-changing array of awesome furnishings & home accents. They change it seasonally & it’s only open on weekends so it’s always a […]

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December 31, 2008

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