eenie, meenie, miney, mo…

February 25, 2011

Beautiful rooms that inspired me to hang blue grasscloth in my foyer.

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designer love: mabley handler

February 18, 2011

No one does East Coast Chic like Mabley Handler. Here are some of my favorite rooms.

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glossy black doors

February 12, 2011

There is nothing more chic, elegant or welcoming, in my opinion, than a pair of gorgeous, glossy black doors, but how about on the inside of a house?  Ever since I saw this foyer in the Michigan home of designer Stephen Knollenberg, I’ve been completely smitten with the idea: We have French doors in our…

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inspiration: skirted table

January 28, 2011

Lately, I’ve been completely obsessed with the clean, crisp look of skirted tables.  And, I have to admit, the extra storage underneath is an added bonus for me.  So, after painting the console table in my entry way four times and still not being satisfied with it, I decided to bite the bullet and make a…

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lake house effect

January 20, 2011

The kitchen of this Lake Martin, Alabama, house, designed by Tracery Interiors, has been all over blogland since it was featured a few months back in Food & Wine.  It’s not hard to see why: reclaimed oak beams, open shelving and pine plank walls help make this brand-new lake house look like it’s been in…

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designer love: kate jackson

January 19, 2011

I first stumbled upon Kate Jackson’s work a few summers ago when her home was featured in an issue of Better Homes and Gardens. I immediately fell in love with how she blended old and new for a comfy, lived-in look.  Her effortlessly chic spaces are a fun, fresh update to New England style.  What…

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