I love a variety of different design styles that it often poses a challenge when trying to narrow down a look for our own seaside ranch house. Ranch homes are generally humble in nature and it’s been challenging to find images of a ranch home done right. If you've seen any, please let me know. … Continue reading Ranch Houzz Perfection
I didn't want to post back-to-back pieces about modern design but there has been a lot of buzz in Southern California with the start of Modernism Week in Palm Springs. (In fact, I know someone whose weekend home will be on the tour next weekend.) And since I've had both mid-century design and Palm Springs on the … Continue reading A MODERN, YET ELEGANT PALM SPRINGS WEEKEND RETREAT
On the way home from the airport after landing in Los Angeles, our driver said to us at the end of a particular conversation, "Don't worry, the reality and stress will soon set in". Although said jokingly, he wasn't far off base. It's hard coming home to see news coverage about the devastating wildfires occurring … Continue reading Rebuilding.
Booking a room a hotel or resort is something I take very seriously. I do a lot of research and it's not uncommon for me to call a hotel directly and ask a few questions about the location of certain rooms, types of rooms or their amenities. I have found this helps to ensure we … Continue reading PART 3: THE SUITE LIFE AT BACARA RESORT AND SPA
With all the color floating around the internet and social media sites on Valentine's Day, I think I've had my fair share of red and pink for the moment. To combat my overdose of color, I thought today would be great for posting a beautiful space featuring a combination of soothing neutrals. I've had these images of … Continue reading DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT: JOHN DE BASTIANI