Odds ‘n Ends: September 14, 2018

Odds 'n Ends

On the Bookshelf: —Suzanne Kasler: Sophisticated Simplicity Suzanne Kasler’s third book was released on Tuesday, and I look forward to receiving my copy.  Her designs are not only sophisticated, but simply elegant.  Town. Country. Shore.  Each section focuses on a separate aesthetic, and I am sure each will be full of inspiration. —Paloma Contreras: Dream […]

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Provence Design Tour – Part 2

I hope you enjoyed traveling with me through Provence in Part One of my design tour with Decor Tours.  After focusing on the holidays, and dealing with technical issues, I am sharing Part Two.  So many more experiences to be had on days four through seven, so let’s get started… Day Four:  Words can’t describe waking up […]

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Everyday Extraordinary – Part 1

It’s been two months since my return from France, and getting back to the grind that is the life of a solopreneur has me losing track of time.  It seems like only yesterday that I was enjoying the sights, sounds, and smells of Provence, so I want to share them with you before the memories […]


Hard as Diamonds

It’s live! The video I was part of in collaboration with Armstrong Flooring, and Interior Design magazine during NeoCon, is now available on the Interior Design website. Armstrong Flooring‘s Natural Creations with Diamond 10 Technology offers a low maintenance (no polish, no buff) flooring with the highest scuff, scratch, and stain resistance available due to its […]


NeoCon 2017

Last week, I made another visit to the ‘Beast’ – the Merchandise Mart in Chicago –  for NeoCon 2017.  (Read a previous post about the Merchandise Mart, here.) In addition to seeing the latest products in commercial design, catching up with Windy City based friends, and getting my exercise climbing the many stairwells of the […]

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