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July 25, 2014

Statement Colors

"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for."--- Georgia O'Keeffe

July 18, 2014

Putting the Pieces Together

"Art is a process of delivering or arranging elements that appeal to the emotions of a person looking at it. It's what you feel." -Shaquille O'Neal

July 11, 2014

Who's the Fairest?

“Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it.” –- Jerry Smith

July 10, 2014

Camille's Bedroom in Brooklyn New York

" What are little girls made of ? Sugar and spice, And everything nice, That's what little girls are made of. - Unknown

July 3, 2014

Fourth of July Celebration in History

"Where liberty is, there is my country”---Benjamin Franklin

June 27, 2014

Big City, Big Lights

“When darkness falls, we can curl up with fear or turn on more lights. Be brave. Love deeply. Shine Brighter.” –- Liv Lane  

June 27, 2014

Be a hostess with the mostess! (or a host with the most)

"Even in a formal dining room you don't want to be ponderous or gloomy. Eating is really one of your indoor sports. You play three times a day, and it's well worthwhile to make the game as pleasant as possible." - Dorothy Draper

June 19, 2014

Welcoming Summer

"Each color lives by its mysterious life" -- Wassily Kandinsky

June 13, 2014

Hidden Beds

"Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living." --- Soren Kierkegaard

June 11, 2014

Mix and Match

"Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way."Edward de Bono 

June 7, 2014

Beach Outings

“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

June 4, 2014

Squash Court Becomes a Family Room

" It's  kinda of fun to do the impossible. " - Walt Disney

May 30, 2014

Color Love Friday: Grow wild cornflowers!

"A weed is but an unloved flower." Ella Wheeler Wilcox

May 30, 2014

Summer Loving

"Nature is not a place to visit. It is home"--Gary Snyder 

May 25, 2014


''  I am for a harmony of opposites. Ancient and modern, shiny and matte, primitive and civilized, serious and witty.'' - Betsy Brown

May 16, 2014

The Beautiful Outdoors

"All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God"-- Thomas Browne 

May 13, 2014

Not Your Grandmother's Lace

"So-called wedding ring shawls, which originated in Russia, are made of lace that is so fine it can be pulled through a wedding ring."--- ELLE MAGAZINE (Feb/14)

May 9, 2014

Happy Mother's Day!

"Mothers and their children are in a category all their own: there's no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving." - Gail Tsukiyama

May 5, 2014

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

"True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else." - Clarence Darrow

May 4, 2014

Shelving With Panache

''To build up a library is to create a life. It's never just a random collection of books.'' - Carlos Maria Dominguez