History In The Making

Modern History Monday- DesignHounds trip with The Antiques Diva in England!

Gorgeous Chest-on-Chest at The Antiques Collective in Sussex, UK The worn spaces near the handles speak to years of use, and add greatly to its charm…   I love using antique or vintage items in my designs – finding that unique piece that adds history and beauty to a room or home is a big Read more…

Design Finds – Fromental Wallpaper

 Embroidered “Paradiso”   As many of you know, I recently visited one of my very favorite places on earth – London!  I took a trip with some fabulous interior designers on a Modenus–sponsored DesignHounds trip to visit the London Design Fair and explore international design companies and their innovations for 2016 and beyond.  One of Read more…

Modern History Monday – Which “Louis” OR … Louis WHO?

Michelangelo-The Delphic Sybil Sistine Chapel, Vatican City Always best to consult the oracle on these matters, yes?  But we don’t need to tell the future for the styles of chairs, we simply need to remember which one is which, with clues from the past! I hope to detail the main characteristics of Louis XIV or Read more…

One Room Challenge – Week 6: My Rooms are Ready!!

  Inspiration – another lover of RED! Ready For The Close-up! We have come to the best part of the One Room Challenge – The Reveal!!  All the hard work, frustrations, set-backs and challenges are behind us and we have all accomplished our goals (more or less, ha!) Seriously, all the participants, Featured Designers, and Read more…