Greg Natale Designs…dark masculine 3 level home…

Built in conjunction with Greg Natale Design and Hully Liveris, this home is everything!  There’s geometric patterns and herringbone designs through out the three levels but it all works. The key is using the same color palette when using multiple patterns. Art just pops when placed on dark walls. I saved many rooms of this…

Architectural Digest’s Annual Design Show 2016

One of these years I want to attend the Architectural Digest’s Design Show. It truly seems like an experience that will leave you inspired. Over the weekend I instastalked everyone who went & furniture stores that had booths to see what went down. These are some of my favorites and the instagrammers who took those…

Kelly Wearstler for Surface Magazine…

In the Builders Issue of Surface magazine (Issue 125), out on newsstands now, interior designer Kelly Wearstler gave an interesting tidbit on the candidates that they interview. She said they all seem to have the same Pinterest account and that people in general should pick up books and read more for inspiration. This made me wonder as…

So many details…

Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I hope this week makes up for it. Starting off with some gorgeous Chicago home tours that offer grand formal rooms, beautiful construction and details to architecture. The rooms have a lot of character in the moldings and pillars to the ceiling designs. Some have weathered walls, gorgeous…

Design Takeaways from recent pins…

Nothing is better than double doors opening to something magnificent… You may be looking at the floor but I am looking at that velvet and gold booth. That deep peacock teal hue is so regal… I am one of those people that approve of painting wood trim, door, and built-ins. So naturally I would approve…

Have you seen the CB2 & Kravitz Design collab?

Yes that’s Lenny Kravitz design firm that I blogged about here years ago. You can check out the rest of the items here. Throwbacks to one of his old homes in Paris… {Keep indulging….follow me on instagram, twitter, & pinterest}

Tuesday’s Tips: updating a dated dining set

There are a few things you can do to spruce up a dated hand-me-down dining room set. Taking away chairs from one side, and adding a bench or taking away the head chairs to add two newer ones can add some extra oomph. You can also add new fabric to the seats in modern patterns…

Boca do Lobo unique and modern furniture…

I saw this on someone’s tumblr and had to find out who designs such an interesting piece. Boca do Lobo has a beautiful collection of furniture items that are sure to make a statement… It’s like a piece of Emerald jewelry. This sideboard is perfect in a dining room as a buffet to store china…