If I could create an outdoor oasis next year…

I know that I would want furniture that could withstand the elements and the test of time. When purchasing outdoor furniture and pieces for your home that will last years and even decades, you want to invest in pieces where the craftsmanship is on point, and the outdoor furniture is fully weatherproof. Your selections need…

Victoria’s Secret is such a sexy store by the design alone

I was in the Chicago area yesterday and after stopping at a mall there I went into their “Vickie’s Secret” and I could hardly contain my excitement. This particular VS looked very different from what I’m used to. The glossy black molding were the bones of the store. So very dark, moody and dramatic. Black…

Saturday Sunday Shindigs: Candlelit Ambience

My apologies for saving these pix to my phone & not remembering where I found them. I try my best to source correctly. Anyhoo lighting plays a huge role in creating the perfect ambience for an intimate setting like a wedding. Not only that but it’s a cost efficient way to transform your space without…

Fabulously Designed Courtyard Areas…..

{Desire to Inspire} Courtyard areas of homes gives the seclusion and privacy one desires while still allowing indulgences of the outdoor elements… The second view from a different part of the home. Check out those HIGH GLOSS ceilings… {Deluxearch} Love the AMBIENT lighting. This space would not look the same without it…   {House Mags}

Paris’ Boutique Hotel Indulgences…

{Hotel Secret de Paris} Ever since I’ve come across some pictures recently, I’ve been having the urge to see interiors in Paris. It doesn’t hurt that there’s so much purple through out the spaces (my 2nd fav color next to black). So indulge in these two boutique hotels… {La Belle Juliette}  The lighting does wonders…

Tile & Interior Photography by Brandon Barre…

I’ve come across Brandon Barre’s photography work before and since today I’m finishing the backsplash to the kitchen reno I’m doing, I figured what better way than  to highlight some interiors with nice tile backsplash. I adore this space above because it has some African accents like my own living room. I too have the mask on walls. I love…

Ambient Lighting:Interiors, Weddings, Pools & Exteriors…

{Houzz} Ambient Lighting really sets the mood for your space as well as highlights wall features, plants and art. Uplights, recessed lights, spot lights, dimmers, even candles can all do the trick. It can really transform the most basic areas… {miami showroom Capitol Lighting} Notice the many light sources: For the wall art, the uplight…

Hotel Indulgences: Empire Hotel NYC…

  The Empire Hotel is a boutique hotel offering big style. When I first laid eyes on this space, I immediately had a visualgasm… Can I add some square footage to my apt so I can get one of these tufted couches? Fabulous. Earth tones never looked so good. I love it and everything about…