Santa Barbara, Montecito and Summerland Shopping

One of the many advantages to living in Malibu is that you can drive up to Santa Barbara in less than one hour.  One of my favorite antiques shows just happens to be in Santa Barbara, the CALM Antiques, Decorative Arts and Vintage show which happens to be this weekend.  I love to drive up … Continued

90265 Magazine Article

Its such a great accomplishment to finish a huge project that you have been working on for months on end, style it and then photograph it. Then the extra bonus is to actually have it featured in a magazine!!! The March issue of 90265 Magazine was kind enough to feature a project I worked on … Continued

Antiquing in New England & JD

Most of you know that my son JD is attending Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire for a post graduate year.  He graduated last year  from high school but wanted to play basketball for another year in hopes of obtaining an offer from a division one college.   Our prayers have been answered, my son received … Continued

Hunters Alley

One Kings Lane officially launched  its new addition this week Hunters Alley!!!  Hunters Alley is a new premium used goods unit of One Kings Lane.  If you love to shop One Kings Lane’s Vintage and Market finds then you will die over Hunters Alley.  Its all vintage and premium used decor and furnishings own site … Continued

Calm Antique Show

One of my favorite antiques shows is next week in Santa Barbara, the CALM Antiques and Vintage show at the Earl Warren Showgrounds which is right off the 101 freeway. They have a lot of great dealers and you are most certain to find that special piece that you have been looking for.  I am … Continued

Big Changes

Since I started my blog four or so years ago for some reason I go radio silent in the summer. This is not planned and I apologize for not keeping in touch with my loyal readers/followers. I’m back and can’t wait to share with you everything that has been going on in my life and … Continued

My new look, my son JD & Atlanta

It’s that time again to refresh my blog, nothing major just a little mini face lift. It’s always nice to start off the new year with a fresh look. I’m hoping that since this is just a minor tweak that it won’t take longer than a week or so. I was finally able to photograph … Continued

Happy New Year!

As we enter into a new year we take lessons learned from the past and experiences we hope to discover. May 2013 bring love, light, good fortune and above all decorating into your homes and lives! All the best from your friend,

Wynwood Walls @ Art Basel | Miami 2012

An exhibit @ Art Basel | Miami 2012 Photography by Robert Watson (thank you!) The Wynwood Walls was conceived by the renowned community revitalizor and placemaker Tony Goldman in 2009.  He was looking for something big to transform the warehouse district of Wynwood, and he arrived at a simple idea: “Wynwood’s large stock of warehouse … Continued