Spotted these adorable turquoise blue shutter doors back in March during a Dominican Republic vacation with my best of friend and her family.  Such pretty doors.  Pure white with turquoise blue trim.  Love that the shutters open to reveal a door with pastel green trim. The cut out carved door transom is a wonderful added ... Read More

Decorating with Geometric Shapes


Bring on the pentagons, hexagons, octagons, triangles and more.  Love the idea of wearing or decorating with geometric shapes.  Who doesn’t love a polygon pop in home decor? Use of the classic multi sided shapes in design can be very modern.   Shop Geometric Shapes 1.  Hexagon Necklace 2. Charade Studded Frame 3. Acetate Pentagon Sunglasses 4. Dawn Polygon ... Read More

Hamptons House Tour – Wainscott Wonder for $20 Million


Listed at $19,995,000, this home is in Wainscott, an area of East Hampton.  This mansion combines modern, rustic and traditonal in one space.  The 9,700 square feet, 7 bedrooms, 9 bathroom home sits on 2 acres with views of an agricultural perserve and the ocean! The antique wood floors juxtaposed with super modern finishes like ... Read More

Mid-Century Ranch House Renovation


In today’s post, a 1940’s mid century ranch house is updated and gets a “country-industrial” makeover. The 1400 square foot home was transformed from an outdated bungalow into a 2000 square foot quaint but fresh home with a budget of $700,000 according to the feature article in the New York Times. The color palette is ... Read More

Southwestern Painted Wood Ceilings – Bunny Run Boat Dock

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Love love love these Southwestern painted wood ceilings at a private home's boat dock on a lake in Austin Texas. Designed by architecture Andersson-Wise, this little ol' structure called the Bunny Run Boat Dock is the ultimate in chic and outdoor living. Who knew a boat dock could be such a wonderful outdoor space? I certainly didn't. ... Read More

Apartment Decorating Ideas – Fresh Black Accents


Apartment decorating ideas today!  Can the color black be refreshing and light?  I would say yes.  Check out this apartment with its fresh black accents contrasting against white walls.  It works. The black living room and bedroom fireplaces, the window trim and the kitchen cabinets are all bold statements…they for some reason do not overpower ... Read More

Met Gala Musings & Stunning Dresses the Stars Could Have Worn


The Met Gala – a May New York tradition which started in 1948 as a way to raise money for the Metropolitan museums Costume Institute.  The tickets for last nights Met Gala 2015 ran about $25,000 for those not on Vogue Editor In Chief’s Anna Wintour’s priority invitation list.  600-700 people attend the annual event ... Read More