Contemporary Chandeliers

I love lighting.  I once heard someone say that lighting is the jewelry of a room and I couldn’t agree more.  These days, I seem to be mixing old and new more and more.  I love the look of a house … Continue reading


  I ran across this bench in a magazine recently and it made me do a double-take.  It is the perfect combination of masculinity (power-coated steel and gray flannel) and femininity (the slim line and curve of the back and … Continue reading

The Holidays . . . Too Soon?

In the past week or so I have seen many emails in my inbox with a subject line that includes the word “Holiday.”  Nine out of ten times, the sender is not referring to Halloween (the only holiday that is currently on … Continue reading

Gift List: Hostess with the Mostess

A nice bottle of wine or dessert is always a good way to thank your hosts for their hospitality.  At larger gatherings, and especially during the holidays, why not give your hosts something that can be appreciated well after the event … Continue reading

Break It Down: Stylish & Inviting Foyer

In my mind, the foyer is one of the most important places in a home.  After all, it is the place you welcome visitors and where guests get their first impression.  If yours is like ours, however, it’s also the place … Continue reading