A Punch of Color
Just as the summer comes to an end, I suddenly want it last a little longer. And I want it to be in this beach house. Mona Ross Berman, a Pennsylvania-based interior designer, was recently featured in the latest House Beautiful issue for her “Retro Beach House” project. The colors and patterns used bring a fresh energy to beach house design (no offense...
What I Made
Two years ago this week I was 60 pounds heavier and the house was clean and quiet. Now I find myself slimmer, but only due to cleaning up and running after a “high energy child,” as my nanny puts it. My Lucy Bear is getting bigger and smarter everyday. So, of course, we need to celebrate her 2nd birthday in grand fashion! I spent the weekend scouring thrift shops for fun decorations...
Pixelated sculpture by Shawn Smith, made with balsa wood, ink, and acrylic paint. Awesome, eh? via Anthology
I just love Donna Wilson. Her work is so playful, and the colors and patterns in her new collection are lovely. Click here to download her now catalogue, with everything from outerwear to stuffed animals to ceramics. I so want those gloves! via Poppytalk
Because closets should be fun (right?)
“Galaxy II” Monumental Standing Cabinet by Michael Coffey - contact dealer for price Still in research mode this week, but looking for casegoods this time around. Here are a few gems: Armoire by Le Corbusier - $12,000 Industrial Garment Hanging Rack on Casters - $2,500 Dramatic Polychrome Poppy Cabinet by Phyllis Morris - $7,200 Double sided metal industrial...
In my research...
This week I’ve been doing a bit of antiquing…online. Not as fun as scouring a dusty old attic, but cleaner and easier. Here is an Early Deco quilt from 1stDibs - cream background with brown airplanes make this contrasting quilt the perfect backdrop for a crib (secured firmly until he or she starts yanking on it, of course). Check out some of my other finds below the belt: ...