What I’m Reading, Loving, and Working On…

Hi, everyone!  I was a traveling fool last week and have totally paid the price this week, both at home and at work.  Isn't that the rub?  Add in another bout of insomnia and it's not been a productive week.  I would love to slow everything down but... during the fall?  Not happening! Anyway, I had two wonderful trips, spent time with my boy and friends AND my BFF and had some very happy experiences along the way.  I can't even tell you how … [Read more...]

A Pinch Me Moment: NYC and DVF

I jetted up to NYC over President's Day weekend to get a little "girl" time (it was GREAT!) and had one of those "pinch me" moments on Sunday night.  Amy and I were wandering in the Meat Packing district (isn't that what everyone does when they visit NYC??) as it got dark.  This was a new zone for me, so i was taking in all the brick streets and old warehouses turned hip restaurants and bars.  She wanted to show me the High Line, a new greenspace … [Read more...]

Happiness Is… my Elle Decor newsletter in my inbox

Elle Decor has one of the best e-newsletters around... and lord knows, I get plenty in my inbox.  They just seem to pick the most lucious, enticing photographs and stories highlighting chic decor around the world, design and redesign tips, favorite new decorative accessories, even home and garden ideas.  For the creative spirit, it is pure happiness to open it up each week.This week's bliss? Dennis Basso's Hamptons escape.  Can't … [Read more...]

Emily Giffin at Home

Imagine my delight to find my FAVORITE author Emily Giffin showcased in her home by the fabulous Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles!  I have adored EG from the beginning with her first novel, Something Borrowed (now being filmed for release next summer!!) and to hear her thoughts about life in the ATL and see glimpses into her home is beyond bliss for this book/decorating junkie.Her "reading nook"... I love the simple lines of the white … [Read more...]

Valli’s Bella Pied-a-Terre

I can't resist all things Italian...the scenery, the architecture, the fashion, the art, the history.  Elle Decor showcases a fabulous Rome apartment belonging to the designer Giambattista Valli and I am in heaven.  Valli put his creative vision to work in reworking his new place, knocking out walls to open and simplify the space, but keeping the original wood beam ceilings.  The juxtaposition is gorgeous.  His eclectic … [Read more...]

Candace Bushnell in Elle Decor…just for fun!

Ok, Friends, you MUST check out these divine digs!  The light, the mirrors, the cool and serene decor.  Ahhhhh...not to mention the fact that she's a talented writer.  Enjoy!At Home with Candace Bushnell Photo - Home Decorating Photos-Page 11 … [Read more...]