Archive for the 'Interiors' Category

Art and Learning in the time of Covid

Published on August 18, 2020

Tweet Thank you Brandy McGill for taking the time to chat last week and for producing this story! I find I’m writing more blog posts here than usual, because I tend to want to write when I feel grateful. Words cannot express how much our family appreciates that Noah Margo listened to the plight of […]

India Hicks smooths feathers at Scandia Down with Island Life

Published on June 24, 2011

Tweet Barrie darling and I recently attended a fabulous event at Scandia Home, Scandia Down’s luxe new flagship store on Beverly Drive. I swung by the Veranda hosted fete on my way to pick up the Critter from preschool, hoping to meet the lovely and talented India Hicks, the honoree, who was signing her gorgeous […]

Staycation at Montage Beverly Hills

Published on March 17, 2011

Tweet This morning on the way to preschool the Critter says to me “Mom, I wanna see Stacy at Montwage at the hotel”. I thought, “I do too, sweetheart”. I don’t know what to tell him, because every weekend is not a Montage Beverly Hills weekend. We are now completely spoiled by the pampering we […]

Letting the pictures do the talking…

Published on May 21, 2010

Tweet I honestly think that this time of year is busier than any. We have LOTS of birthday parties to attend, since the Critter’s buddies were all born around the same time, and the weather is so nice I start to think about the summer wardrobes for our family. I’ve also been working on a […]

Love it when my organizational OCD pays off!

Published on May 1, 2010

Tweet As part of the Big Edit, I had to consolidate all my art media. This was no small task, as I have a lot of it – a lot. Since I have tools and paints, pens, pencils, pastels, acrylics, oils, paintbrushes, watercolors, casein, gold leaf, spray paints, glues, tapes, casting/sculpting supplies, and mixing mediums. […]

The Big Edit will soon be the Big Reveal

Published on February 26, 2010

Tweet The fact that this final touch is being completed right in front of my very eyes is sooooo exciting! Wonder what the green things are? I’ll show you soon!

The big edit.

Published on September 20, 2009

Tweet Seems the theme these days is that change is good. It better be, because it seems I’ve constantly been changing forever! I guess it’s the nature of being a creative person involved in the design business. I’ve often wished that I had been inclined toward a profession that required only a Blackberry or an […]

Got antiques? Good news!

Published on October 24, 2008

Tweet Bill Rau, president of my beloved M S Rau Antiques in New Orleans says that historically antiques perform well as investments in troubled times. Rau should know – his family has had their shop in the French Quarter for nearly a century. I have visited their beautiful space on Royal Street more times that […]

West Week is coming – Part two

Published on March 25, 2008

Tweet The first day I worked at the glamorous Wilson and Associates office in Beverly Hills, I was asked to copy an entire specification book for a High Roller Suite of the MGM Mansions. It took all day and I was bored stiff. I was a good little copier, though, and I learned an awful […]

West Week is coming – Part one of many

Published on March 18, 2008

Tweet Ah it’s that time of year again, as evidenced by the arrival of the invitation to the always fabulous Kneedler Fauchere for a reception after the Jack Lenor Larsen event… I can remember the first day I ever entered the Pacific Design Center. I was an intern working for Trisha Wilson and Associates in […]