4 Mother’s Day tables during quarantine (using what we have)

For most of us, this Mother’s Day will be unlike any other we have ever celebrated. We won’t be doing the things that we usually do, like traveling, visiting, gathering, or entertaining. In the world of social distancing our tables are smaller and less crowded, but they can still be pretty. So, the four of… Continue reading 4 Mother’s Day tables during quarantine (using what we have)

the art of the monogram (some basics and some inspiration)

  Milestones call for monograms. Don’t you think? As we are in the midst of wedding and graduation season with lots of showers and parties and receptions to attend (not to mention Father’s Day gatherings), I thought it would be a good time to talk about monograms. I love the fact that monograms are an… Continue reading the art of the monogram (some basics and some inspiration)

Friday mood board 5.31.19

Interiors designed by Giannetti Home in Roxbury Connecticut.

      So I’m in the throes of a master bedroom makeover which is long overdue (let me just say that I’m using the term “master” rather lightly here because our room is only slightly bigger than the others, has no en suite or walk-in closet. Its best features are a French door that… Continue reading Friday mood board 5.31.19

Monday inspiration: two new flower books

Because one can never have too many flower books (or books at all really), I thought I’d have a look at two recently published books about flowers for your home. While they are both beautiful and inspirational, the authors have very different approaches to the art of floral design and decorating with flowers. I like… Continue reading Monday inspiration: two new flower books