One of my favorite color palettes is an all-natural story filled with ecru, ivory, taupe and tan. It perfectly describes the sophisticated beachy California aesthetic and I can’t think of another designer who encompasses the look better than Jenni Kayne. The products she designs for her label and the brands selected for her website and store have a precise focus true to the … continue reading
Kosta Boda Bruk Carafe in Clear or Smoke Simple design at its best. The Kosta Boda Bruk carafe is perfect for my style of entertaining. It looks good no matter what table scape I conjure up and the price is right.
I don’t know if there’s a shade of green I don’t like. I find beauty even in the dullest, murkiest shades. It’s easy to add a touch to an outfit for a pop of unexpected freshness – like Les Bonbons ball earrings or Tom Ford’s velvet tie. And around the house, the vibrant glow from emerald can simply … continue reading
At first glance, this looks like a charming Sag Harbor weekend cottage. But beyond the modest front is a beautifully restored historic home and a separate, equally charming, guest house connected by an expansive backyard with a 50 foot pool. The main house, built in the 1840’s, retains much of the unique Egyptian Revival detailing and the … continue reading
Is there anything better than walking into a space and being swept away by an intoxicating fragrance? The scent of a home is often the first impression one has so it should be a reflection of the homeowner’s personal taste and mood. I love the look of candles, but am looking to find a lovely scent, … continue reading
The Decorative Arts Society puts together an annual series of lectures on interior design, fabulous gardens, and various subjects on the arts. The speakers are highly regarded and informative and I’ve been inspired by and learned something from each one. One of the highlights this year is interior designer Suzanne Rheinstein. She’s speaking next week, but unfortunately for me, … continue reading