Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A Christmas gift that will make a little person very happy....






These handmade teepees just might be the best kids' Christmas gifts ever.




AND...




Monday, November 30, 2015

Holiday Gift Guide: The Plain Face Watch

A watch is always a great gift idea.
I'm searching for just the right one this year
and it looks like these thin, plain face watches 
are just the thing right now.

Maybe you'll find just the right one, too...












Need more holiday gift ideas?








Thursday, November 19, 2015

For the Holiday Table...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Here are a few amazing table accessories from Food52.
(The photography alone is worth the visit.)

This "feast" board blew me away... 















Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Making traditional look fresh


Here in the South, we're full of mahogany furniture.
Most of us probably have a lot of  mahogany hand-me-downs.

Check out how designer Daryl Carter transformed this piece.
Flat black paint and a carrara marble top.

I really do love most of Daryl Carter's work.
And I think this looks great.

Could you do this?


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Guy Gift: The Duffel Bag / Gym Bag





My lucky son is studying in Spain next college semester. 
On his holiday wish list is a duffel bag for weekend travelling around Europe. 

Here are a few great ones that I found at different price points;
maybe a duffel is on your guy's holiday list, too...?








Monday, November 9, 2015

The Costello's House - Then and Now



Remember when we looked at Sara Ruffin Costello's holiday decor here?

I did always love how she wrote the lipstick greeting on her mirror.

Take a look at her New Orleans house now,
as recently featured on One Kings Lane.

Can you spot a few changes?

Love all the black and white.















Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Fall/Winter 2015 Grays from Pottery Barn






Agreeable Gray (SW 7029)


Check out Pottery Barn's Fall/Winter 2015 color selection,
including a few great grays.


Online (SW 7072)

Dark Room (SW 7083)

Sensuous Gray (SW 7081)

Iron Ore (SW 7069)



Any favorites here?

Sensuous Gray would look fabulous in a cozy den this winter.























Monday, October 19, 2015

Hovey Design


Neutral, quirky and masculine.
My kind of look from the interiors and staging of