Monday, September 1, 2014

French Influences...Style Mixing At The Beach


Hello and I hope that you enjoyed your Labor Day weekend! My husband and I were up at the beach house (with two of our pups:-) and it was nice to have some time to unwind...

On my previous post I shared some of my "French elegant" style...

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Fall Decorating Inspiration...Easy French Elegant Style...And A Secret!

 As you know I've been organizing my studio and it's gotten my inspiration going to work on shifting things around the rest of the house. It's almost Fall, but here in South Florida we have to dream of harvest celebrations, falling leaves and cooler temps...as it's summer pretty much year round! 

Today I'm sharing my early Fall motivation is to put away the aquas and blush pinks, and bring out a bit of elegant sparkle...with a few tips to share on putting...

Friday, August 22, 2014

Calling All Artisans...Collection Culling Offerings In The Shop

Happy Friday! 

I've been doing some prioritizing lately and goal setting for what I'd like to accomplish by the end of the year. Midstream mindfulness if you will ;-) First and foremost I need to organize my studio, cull my collections and as such have started the arduous task of grouping to list on the website shop and share with my fellow artisans. My studio (as it was featured in Romantic Homes magazine a couple of years ago) is now...
getting drastically downsized and frankly my style has changed as I wish to have less clutter and fluff and more simple and minimal around me to think and create. I'm so very grateful to be able to continue to follow my passions and do that for a living, it just has morphed...as other opportunities have arisen...

You can see more of how my studio used to look in THIS post...
If you create and are looking for some beautiful supplies, I'll have them for you! I've started listing, and will be adding more over the next few weeks as time permits...
So...calling all Artisans to check the shop listings HERE when you can every now and then...
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Sunday, August 17, 2014

HGTV-ing...A New Rug and A Special Place Called Sanibel



Saying ahhhhh...as I sit with the Gulf of Mexico as my view at the moment as we came over this weekend to give this Sanibel Island condo a few more touches and updates, like this...

Monday, August 11, 2014

Noncommittal PINK In Design...and A Studio Creation

As little girls growing up, most of us love the color pink. Since early modern times the color pink has been associated with...

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Weekend Florals...Color Pops and Collecting McCoy Pottery

 With a rare weekend home and celebrations to give and attend upcoming, I stocked up at my favorite local florist shop. Summers are slow for them so they have reduced prices, allowing me to indulge...