The Enduring Allure of Christopher Spitzmiller

I mentioned earlier this week how disappointed I was that business demands meant I had to forgo High Point Market. Well one reason I was really, really sad is that I didn’t get […]

High Point Market: Get the Look

I love going to High Point for the furniture market. I could walk around aimlessly in and out of all the beautiful showrooms for days, and that is what it would take: High […]

5 Tips To Style a Console Table

Earlier this week, I posted my top ten console tables, now here’s a formula to beautifully style them into a welcoming vignette. You can customize with your own personal collection, and of course Coco […]

Top 10 Console Tables

Almost every house can use a console table.  They are perfect for a foyer, behind a sofa, or filling that blank wall.  When placed in a foyer, they provide the perfect spot to […]

Easy, Every Day Elegance: Chilewich

  Saying goodbye to summer is never easy.  Suddenly we are back in the routine of pressure filled days, meeting work deadlines, making sure your kids getting homework done, and soon, even thinking […]

“Shelfies”: How to Style an Étagère

Styling an étagère or any shelving is an art, yet should look effortless. It should be elegant and personal.  What goes on the shelves should be things that you love to look at […]

Seven Ways To Love Lanterns, Indoors or Outside

It seems unfathomable right now to think about entertaining outdoors, but cooler weather is coming soon.  My latest crush for decorating outdoors is with lanterns, and I especially love oversized lanterns. Scattering lanterns […]

August in Paris

“We apologise for the ‘exceptional’ closure, we will open again on September 1st” is often what you will find posted on a restaurant or shop door in August in Paris. I planned my […]

The Secret to a Well-Lit (and More Flattering!) Room, Part 2: Pendants + Chandeliers

If a house is lit the right way, people will look their best and feel relaxed and comfortable.  As stated in my post earlier this week when we looked at the best table […]

The Secret to a Well-Lit (and More Flattering!) Room, Part 1: Table Lamps + Floor Lamps

I suppose if I had my druthers I would live only by candlelight. It is soft and flattering to everyone, and I love the mood it creates.  It seems to ensure a good […]

The Foolproof 4-Item Formula To Perfectly Style Your Coffee Table

Styling a coffee table can be fun.  I like to think of it as putting on jewelry in the process of getting dressed.  We get dressed every day and most of us know […]

22 of the Best Coffee Tables, Part 2

Yesterday we talked about the importance of picking the right coffee table for both function and style, and I shared the first 11 of my 22 favorites. Today, the rest of my favorites, […]

22 of the Best Coffee Tables, Part 1

A good coffee table can really make or break your living room, both functionally and visually. It has to hold the items you need at hand (remotes, magazines, candles…), but also sometimes serve […]

Margaret Bush’s 6 Steps for Spectacular Container Gardens

As I mentioned in yesterday’s patio inspiration post, since I am spending so much time outside in my courtyard, I wanted to make it look a little more inviting.  And while I love […]

Pillows, Lighting + Plants: More Patio Inspo

We have had some beautiful days lately.  Even if the day is sweltering hot it at least starts out nice and ends nice. I find myself sitting outside having coffee, reading my emails, and working […]

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