Today I am going to take you shopping at one of my favorite go-to places for a shot of retail therapy. Whenever I have an out of town guest who wants to get a dose of Dallas shopping (I am speaking of girl shopping here, interior design loving friends…), we make a stop through this store and they always fall in love with it. Blue Print happens to be right in my own neighborhood, where Uncommon Market was located for years, bringing bright happy charm to a beautiful old house that reminds me of New Orleans- elegant proportions of high ceilings, oversized doorways, architectural detailing, tall windows. They have transformed this posh location into the home you want to have. [Read more...]
Finally, now that the weather here has taken a slight shift out of summer, I feel like I can think in terms of fall. Two beautiful bedrooms designed in gorgeous fall tones. The white bedding is an elegant component of the design in both- interesting that both designers chose it.
What do you think of these rooms?
images via House & Garden, design by Gil Schaefer and Kelly Wearstler
Last week Farrow & Ball introduced new colors into their already amazing lineup. See the nine new arrivals [Read more...]
You may or may not know that I won an instagram contest with this photo of the two dogs. The prize was a $500 gift certificate to Mecox, one of my favorite stores~ I have written about how much I love this store… so needless to say, I was THRILLED, ELATED, BESIDE MYSELF!!!
The more I thought about it, the more it kind of felt right to “pay it forward”. So here is what I am going to do. I’m going to GIVE it to one of you… [Read more...]
The history of Fortuny is rich with romance, intrigue, pigment and pattern. Mariano Fortuny, originally from Spain, first created fabrics for the fashion industry, with the help of his Parisian model and muse Henriette Negrin who later became his wife. New York interior designer Elsie McNeill Lee saw Fortuny’s fabrics hanging in the Carnavalet Museum in Paris and fell in love with [Read more...]