The Seduction of Design Curves

Design begins within us. A human need to replenish, be reborn, and find joy in our surroundings . Nature is stunning in all her outfits. Including the woman’s form. When I saw these photos on my friend Veronika Miller of … Continue reading

Decorating a room for dreams

What does it take to design and decorate your room of dreams?  As a people pleaser you might hesitate to recognize you have needs. It takes a journey of a thousand hesitant steps to find your place of welcome. Arriving … Continue reading

Moving toward change

I am sitting in a patch of sun, looking at tree tops and enjoying the charm of my new apartment. An unexpected opportunity to move has rewarded me, although I admit that the thought of moving overwhelmed me.  I had … Continue reading

How to Design an Altar at home

Every Reunion you have with yourself needs an altar to alter your space and perception of you.  A meeting of your soul mind + body in a room, or an altar that connects and expands your flow. For many of … Continue reading

The Sanctuary of a Shower

Next week over a hundred design bloggers  including me, all connected by hashtag #blogger19, and our common experience of NYC and a Jason Wu fashion show, will descend on Memphis courtesy of Brizo. A forward thinking faucet company embodying the art … Continue reading

Finding Sanctuary on Independence Day

Happy Independence day! Hopefully you are planning a celebration in your own style Take time to be joyful and pause to reflect on what freedom of speech means to you  Those immigrants and Indians who battled, won and gave ground … Continue reading

The Bathroom as a Sanctuary

Sometimes finding stillness in retreat is needed. The other week I took off for The Refuge at in Carmel Valley as a birthday gift to myself, with a girlfriend.   My mind kept going to Bath.  That English town where the … Continue reading