Two-Tone Style Ideas – Rooms, Fashion, Design

Who doesn’t love the bold look of two-tone style?  This top and long skirt by top fashion designer Prabal Gurung hits the two color sweet spot. Bold black and white midriff top with a luxurious long skirt. A pre-fall collection look worth studying.  Beautiful classic elegant with a modern edge.  This dress got me to explore all things/places ... Read More

Monochromatic Rooms – 9 Ways To Design With Color


Love the idea of a room done in all one color. Monochromatic rooms can be "tres chic". Floor to ceiling in one bold color statement. One color matching throughout or shades of a color used to dominate a color scheme packs a powerful design punch. ... Read More

Malibu Home Renovation Video – Exterior Color Dilemma


  Renovation video update.  Today I bring you a quick video with a last minute thought and dilemma that my guy TE and  I ran into this past weekend on our home renovation project in Malibu.  Stucco color. What to do? TE and I had made a choice and then something came up that took us ... Read More

Furniture Layout Ideas - Living Room Look


Lately have been thinking of ways to configure living room furniture in a space that might require two seating groups.   What is the best furniture floor plan if your living room is just a little too big for the standard one sofa, a few chairs, a coffee table, some end tables and a maybe ... Read More

Malibu Home Renovation Project Video – Dry Wall Is Up

floor plan

Lots of progress on our Malibu home renovation project these days. The biggest news is that the dry wall is up and taped! It is so great to see the house finally take shape as a house! The drywall is drying now and things are moving along. It is amazing the difference a few weeks ... Read More

Modern House – Palm Beach


Another beach town home for you this week.  This modern house is from the posh Palm Beach area in Florida.  A stunning 3900 square foot single family home that overlooks the intercoastal waterway.  A wall of windows, concrete floors, sleek wood ceilings make this home a modern statement.  The mini modern estate was designed by 110 ... Read More

Sag Harbor Home Tour – Steven Gambrel Designed


From modern to cozy…today, I bring you another house tour. This home is located in the beach town village of Sag Harbor in the Hamptons. Decorated by noted interior designer Steven Gambrel, this home oozes classic quaint.  The cottage kitchen with two toned light blue cabinets sets the tone for this home.  Complete with a ... Read More

Modern Beach House – Malibu Million Dollar Listing

Malibu Modern Beach House Outdoor Living Room

As you may know, I am obsessed with Malibu. More specifically real estate in Malibu. Reason is well over a year ago, while doing an internet house hunt, I spotted an ocean view house in Malibu, that my guy TE would later buy for us and that we would begin the odyssey of making over that house that I have been sharing with you here on the blog. Long sentence...and it is a long can see the step by step videos of our renovation here on the blog. Anyhooo...all that being said... ... Read More

Malibu Home Renovation – Lower Level Video Tour

exterior house with drywall out front

Okay, it has been a few weeks since I last updated you on our Malibu home renovation project.  As you may know, this is the approximately 4000 square foot house that my guy TE and I have been remodeling for the last year.  The house was a fixer up that we tore down to the studs and are now rebuilding (with the help of our really nice contractor GB).   In the past videos I have posted here on the blog, ... Read More