January 2010 archive


I don’t know about you, but I’m positively obsessed with design books and design magazines which is why I was so excited to see that Veranda helped me narrow down my must reads by compiling a list of 2009′s best design books.  I narrowed the list further to fit my interests and here they are […]

Le Pont Sur Le Torrent

Can you imagine owning something like this??? Luxist.com reports that Christie’s will offer the largest Old Master painting ever to be put up for sale in the auction house’s illustrious history in its Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings, & Watercolors event in New York on Jan. 27. Le Pont Sur Le Torrent, painted […]

Estsy Love

Happy Friday Everyone!  I woke up this morning remembering a dream I had last night.  I dreamed that I found this kicking little thrift store that had all this amazing stuff in it and I bought it ALL.  I’m in absolute vintage tag sale mode now so I thought I’d indulge my mood with some […]

Puppy Happy~

What a morning!  Woke up early after a fantastic night’s sleep (which doesn’t happen very often, so I’ll TAKE IT!), performed all of my domestic duties, which included fixing breakfast, making lunches, making beds and feeding the puppy….which reminds me, did I mention we got a puppy over thenew year? This is Cali…she’s 7 weeks […]


Something really weird happened to me yesterday.  I got so caught up in the playoff games that I completely forgot about the Golden Globes!  THIS NEVER HAPPENS, people. I blame my husband completely…well, that and the book I was reading because lets face it, one can only watch so many hours of a bunch of […]

Faux Pas and Stripper Poles

The other day, I was talking to a friend of mine who asked me if there were any hard fast rules concerning interior design “don’ts”, to which I replied No.  I don’t believe there are specifics anymore because let’s face it, some of the greatest designers are the ones who BREAK the rules, making them […]

Cabin Fever is Upon Us…

Well, it’s official, I am going STIR CRAZY!  As much as I have touted the idea of loving the change of seasons (something this California girl gone Texan didn’t experience much of as a child), I’m now OVER the cold winter days.  I’m ready for spring and I’m oh so ready to start working on […]

On a serious note~

We’ve all seen the devestating images on the news of quake stricken Haiti.   Wonder what you can do?  According to the US State Department, the Red Cross has made it incredibly easy to donate to their Haiti relief efforts. How easy? Just text “Haiti” to 90999 on your cell phone. You’re carrier will charge […]