Nothing New…

Nothing New…

The internet is a big place, but sometimes it doesn’t seem that way. Do you remember going out clubbing in a big city and after awhile you saw THE SAME PEOPLE over and over again, week after week? Is there really nothing NEW under the sun? These are things I ponder.

 

The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

While in Paris I saw these fantastic chairs at the Porte de Clignancourt flea market on the edge of Montmartre. They begged for a photograph. If only I’d budgeted freight into my travel plans…

 

On The Table

On The Table

Now before you continue reading this post, I must warn you; I have of late been a bit less concerned with hurt feelings. I named my …

 

Life of the Party; Flowers

Life of the Party; Flowers

  FLOWERS. What more appropriate way to celebrate Mother’s Day than to blog about flowers! Do you send your Mum flowers for Mother’s Day? Did you ever …

 

Staying In

Staying In

The vision of Ana and Brian Wells, UrbAna will be a go-to for sophisticated entertaining-ware and accessories with a more than subtle urban sensibility. Inspired by a nostalgic journey through the entertaining diaries of Brian’s grandmother Hazel, the couple is on a mission to inspire others to entertain with a quiet elegance reminiscent of those recorded memories.

 

Happily Haphazard…

Happily Haphazard…

It’s the woman with the jeans from the thrift store and the Armani jacket she’s owned for decades who can slip her teenage son’s T-shirt underneath, add a scarf and out the door who turns heads. So I’m not talking about unkept. I’m talking about calculated nonchalance, maybe?*

 

Closed Doors

Closed Doors

Closed doors are mysterious, inviting and in these cases, colorful!

 

Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia …..Blue

Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia …..Blue

    I stumbled upon this beautiful piece while thrifting this week. It inspired me to add a splash of blue to my world. The town of …

 

COLLECTED & COOL

COLLECTED & COOL

There is power in numbers. Every designer knows the secret of displaying things en masse. So if you own a collection of anything, you have …

 

Fresh Eyes

Fresh Eyes

This morning I woke up to a spotless house. I spent the entire weekend cleaning and moving my decorative objects and textiles around and by …

 

Tiny Can Be Just Enough.

Tiny Can Be Just Enough.

My Mom has had her eye on a little farmhouse in her area for years…..Through an unusual and serendipitous set of circumstances, she is now …

 

SOUL SANCTUARY

SOUL SANCTUARY

If we can, in this short life, figure out just who we are and embrace that self, celebrate it and go against the mainstream to …