Monthly Archives: May 2011


Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day Weekend! It is now officially outdoor entertaining season, especially here on the East Coast.  We love to eat and drink and stay outside as long as we can when the weather is nice. … Continue reading

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Time To Go Outside!

  Since the sun is finally shining in New York and Memorial Day weekend is upon us, I thought I would provide a few outdoor images for backyard inspiration.   I will be posting a lot more outdoor decorating and … Continue reading

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The Incredible Homes of Ralph Lauren

I was so impressed with Ralph Lauren’s interview on The Oprah Show the other day– if you haven’t seen it already, try to, because it is really an amazing American story.  He truly is an American Icon and kids everywhere … Continue reading

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Everyone that knows me personally knows that I LOVE ORANGE!  (even down to my hair, but that’s a whole other story)– Anyway, I love the color orange– it is my favorite color and I love it for fashion and I … Continue reading

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A little slice of heaven…. Tracie Martyn Skin Care Salon

I just redeemed my very generous and wonderful Mother-in-law’s annual Mother’s Day gift, so I feel that I must share the wealth— So here is my first non-decorating post and tip– which is to try a Resculpting Facial at the … Continue reading

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Here is a fun wallpaper idea for many different rooms in the home— a child’s room– a mud room– a bathroom–a playroom–an office–a basement–a hallway or even an outdoor cabana….  It is a wallpaper by Graham and Brown of all … Continue reading

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I love turquoise– it reminds me of Summer, it reminds me of vacations and of course, the ocean.  On these beautiful New York Spring days, I think of all of those things.  I have a fantasy of being commissioned to … Continue reading

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My latest obsession!

My latest obsession is this F.Schumacher Shockwave cut velvet fabric–  it is so gorgeous and luscious.  I originally saw it on television on a chair in Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom’s house and tracked it down— of course it is … Continue reading

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