Archive for the 'Outdoor Living spaces' Category

Project Succulent at BeverlyHillsMom’s: Plant Assassin No More

Published on February 1, 2013

Tweet . . I confess that I have always been a plant murderer. Fortunately I have been rehabilitated by the ease with which we lucky Southern Californians can grow succulents. I have managed not to kill quite a few attractive plants that grow whether or not I pay any attention to them. I was inspired […]

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 […]

Diving into Movies and seeing stars at the Beverly Hilton

Published on August 4, 2010

Tweet Some things are quintessential Beverly Hills, and those are the things I really enjoy. Watching television and movies as a child gave me a certain perception of what it would be like here – glamorous, fun, festive, tropical, with star watching. All these were rolled into one evening under the stars at the Aqua […]

Again my worlds collide: EcoStiletto’s Second Year Anniversary at Rolling Greens

Published on July 19, 2010

Tweet As a designer, Rolling Greens in Culver City has been my mecca for finding landscaping products, gorgeous plants and the accoutrements for styling and merging them into my clients’ homes. As a mom blogger I was introduced to Ecostiletto at the Pregnancy Awareness event when they hosted a holistic Mommy Lounge. I have been […]

Kicking it Old School with Louis XIV

Published on June 26, 2010

Tweet Before there was my Perfect Husband, before the Critter, there was just me and Louis XIV. Louis found me while I was racing through the Beverly Center on Saturday afternoon, looking for a dress to wear to a book signing I was hosting at my Atelier. It was no time for me to get […]

Props to …

Published on March 14, 2010

Tweet My neighbor for such a beautiful and sustainable landscape

Spring has SO sprung…

Published on March 18, 2009

Tweet My favorite of the flora and fauna on the street today…

You’re just jealous…

Published on March 4, 2009

Tweet …that we have days like today. In February – uh March. I really feel for all a y’all, shoveling snow and stuff. But make the best of it – you can “procreate” a virtual garden while you’re stuck inside. (Thanks to Alex for the flower site : )

New developments in the world of textiles…

Published on February 11, 2009

Tweet I noticed here that Chella Textiles has launched a new design. It always gives me a little thrill when I see that this company has continued to thrive. I first met Lee Menichella when I was an intern at Tricia Wilson and Associates, my first foray into hospitality design. He was one of my […]