Style and Beauty


So Fresh and So Clean

When I was in college I bought my first dinnerware – eight place settings of really simple Dansk dishes in the prettiest shade of jade/mint. I still have, use and love those dishes. They look great mixed with vintage jadite plates. Green will always be a favorite color of mine, so it’s fun that mint […]


Give Away (with THREE winners!!) from Meredith Jackson Jewelry

Wouldn’t this be just the best time of year to win a piece of fabulous jewelry from the uber-talented jewelry designer, Meredith Jackson? How surprised and excited would you make your mom or your best friend by gifting her one of these pretties! Or what about treating yourself !? I would be thrilled to wear […]


Magnificant Malachite

Malachite is such a pretty stone – no wonder it’s a favorite in the design world. Sadly, the only malachite I own is in the form of a ring and a strand of beads, but I wear them a lot (not together obviously). Surprisingly the color compliments a lot of other colors and patterns. Last […]


Mint and Cobalt

Do you ever look at a piece of clothing and wonder why (WHY?!) don’t we make home fabrics in colors and patterns as gorgeous and fresh as fashion fabrics? Today I am shopping for a fabric or bedding for a client’s master that looks just like this Rebecca Taylor skirt. I’m going to swing by […]