Extraordinary Home:  Part 2 Extraordinary Home: Part 2

There is so much to share from this home and the gardens that I plan to do it in installments. I think of this house like a wonderful confe...

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9:18 PM

Sneak Peek into an Extraordinary Home! Sneak Peek into an Extraordinary Home!

What happens when an extraordinary person whose creativity and tremendous joy for living is expressed in her home? Well, yesterday I had the...

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3:58 AM

Reader Request:  Ferrules Reader Request: Ferrules

A reader was interested to know what was the official name for those metal furniture end caps. She's interested in adding some to her fu...

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4:00 AM

Room Envy:  Light & Dark Room Envy: Light & Dark

Love the contrast here in this bedroom designed by Sara Scaglione - even though it's dark and light the room still feels quiet and relax...

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4:05 AM

DC Designer Series:  Barbara Franceski DC Designer Series: Barbara Franceski

The other week while attending the Washington Design Center's Ones to Watch Awards, the portfolio of Barbara Franceski , one of the no...

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3:29 AM

Thomas O'Brien's New Book Thomas O'Brien's New Book

Has anyone had a chance to read Thomas O'Brien's new book American Modern ?  I just ordered a copy and am hoping it arrives by Satur...

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3:51 AM

Happy St. Patrick's Day Happy St. Patrick's Day

Happy St. Patrick's Day!! Beannacht Dé leat! God's Blessing with You Rossbeigh Strand, Glenbeigh Co.Kerry, my grandmother's bir...

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4:03 AM

DC Designer Series:  Liz Levin DC Designer Series: Liz Levin

After looking through the extensive portfolio of DC based designer Liz Levin , it's hard to believe that her firm was launched as recent...

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7:31 PM

Thinking About Your Garden? Thinking About Your Garden?

You may remember a post I did last summer about the garden consultation I had with Kerry Ann Mendez, whom my friend Anne and I had heard spe...

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6:22 AM