Category Archives: Designer Stories

Sorry I missed last Saturday. It was the first unplanned day I’ve missed in 20 months of blogging. It was a crazy week (what week isn’t?), and Friday was my HH’s 40th birthday dinner and celebration. I just didn’t get it done early and chose to sleep in. Hope you’ll forgive! On to today’s topic! The holidays are LONG […]

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I started to write this post about my Handsome Husband’s and my upcoming annual weekend getaway up in Jackson, NH. Where we are going is really awesome — there are more than 150 km of groomed backwoods cross-country ski trails and our inn has apres-ski fondu and rooms with private porches and hot tubs to soak […]

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Montgomery designer Ashley Gilbreath caught my eye through her Instagram account a few months back. Little did I know then that she had and HDTV pilot in the works, Home Sweet Renovation, which aired on August 20. Apparently, IG is how HGTV discovered Ashley as well. According to Country Living, “NYC-based production company Departure Films (think: Rehab Addict, The […]

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I am so pleased to bring you today’s post! I’ve become a bit of an art monger in recent years, and one artist who has caught my eye (along with an enormous following on Instagram) is Jess Franks. Stick around to the end of the post for a nifty little giveaway! (All photos by Jessie […]

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Pictures of the summer show houses are coming out and flooding the web, eagerly awaited by those of us who can’t go. Marcus Design and Elements of Style have leaked pics of the Coastal Living Showhouse by Mark Sikes (a blue and white beauty), and there are some really creative, drop dead gorgeous rooms in the 2017 Hamptons […]

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