In the Works: Nightstands

During our last trip to the Alameda Flea Market, I was looking for a pair of small nightstands for my daughter’s room.  I got lucky; I found the nightstands pictured above and got the set for $50.  They needed a bit of work – … Continue reading

Looks We Love: Setting The Tone With Candlelight

During this time of year, I love using candlelight when I am entertaining.  There is something about the soft glow of candles that makes a room feel more festive.  And, let’s face it, everyone looks better in candlelight. Right now … Continue reading

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

Tick Tock, Tick Tock

I have embraced the idea of turning my bedroom into a zen-like retreat.  One way to do that is to remove electronics from arms reach.  This is supported by everything I have read recently which recommends not keeping your cell phone on your … Continue reading

Items We Love: Vases for Spring Flowers

The weather in San Francisco has been beautiful lately.  And, while I rationally know that it is only the first week of March, all of these beautiful days have got me thinking about Spring.  One thing I love about Spring … Continue reading