Over the top and in my shop….

I have a thing for chandeliers....you may recall the unique Canopy Designs one I have in my dining room (seen in my VA home and now in Dallas).  How is this one for drama?  Origi...

Maddie’s Lamps…

One of the unfinished details in Maddie's room is bedside lamps.  You know I have lucite in the room.... And I've been wanting to add just a tad more by way of lucite bases on ...

Back to Reality….

Yesterday went something like this. Wake up, feed kids and make lunch, drop Maddie off at school, drop Harry off at school, back to Maddie's school to pick up carpool packets and s...

Baby Steps in Harry’s Room

I have mentioned before that I am good at the big picture in my own home (rugs, paint, window treatments, etc.) but I get bogged down and procrastinate in the final steps such as h...

What a Small World…Thanks Pinterest….

Do you ever wonder what happens to a house once you and your family have moved on?  We spent our summers growing up in Lake Toxaway, NC.  We would load up the car right after sc...

Retreat…..

Monday night after the kids were in bed and before my husband got home from work I poured a glass of wine, figured out how to get my iPod to play through the master bath speakers (...

End of Summer Fun….

Is everyone enjoying the last days of summer?  The kids and I were in VA visiting my mom again last week and arrived home yesterday.  I survived my first solo flight with them an...

Pinned Because….

Harry and Maddie share a tub/toilet area as part of their Jack and Jill bathroom set-up.  The area has been painted a neutral color and I had the a grass shade installed in the sp...

New Colorways From Scalamandre……Zebras….

The powder room I shared yesterday reminded me I hadn't shared yet that Scalamandré has recently released four new colorways of it's famous zebra print wallpaper. via via  Grant ...

Get the look….

A few weeks ago I received the below photo from a potential client looking for research services.  She had looked everywhere for the mirror (or something similar) she had seen...