Have you ever had a friend who you wished you could be more like? For me, that is my gal pal Paige Babor. She has this “I just tossed this on” look that epitomizes casual coolness. Her signature is her … Continue reading
When I arrived in Sarasota, I only brought a small truckload of things that I wanted to start the next chapter of life. Having to haul my belongings 2000 miles, made me very choosy. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a sofa to sit on, but what I did bring was lots of art. Black and white photography has always had a gravitational pull on me. I have stacks of it. I also have a few of those blurry stretched canvases that either look like a sea scene or a paint spill depending on your appreciation of modern art.
My new nest has 12 foot ceilings, so I thought surely all my frames would find their way onto a wall. For days, I walked into each room carrying a beloved picture and holding it up on the wall to see how it would look. I didn’t even bother to put a nail into the plaster, they all looked puny.
While I love the look of several pictures clustered together, sometimes you gotta go big.
My new favorite thing is a clock that I found online called the Upton Clock by Cooper Classics.
The open design makes it appear sculptural.
It’s a whopping 45” round, so it is a tad smaller than Big Ben.
This baby can rock out a wall.
Plus, it also makes it really hard to not know that I am running late.
The barefooted designer,
Have you ever squashed a sentimental flower into a heavy book, hoping to preserve its memory? In an odd attempt to a capture disastrous evening, I smashed the rose that was presented to me at my junior prom by my sky-blue tux … Continue reading
Do you have any chairs with sad or stained fabric seat covers? You know, the kind of cushions that you can pop off with a few screws. Well, I did. I had 4 dingy kitchen chairs that I had lugged … Continue reading