Color It Summer

French Bull, Frontgate, Target

Ready to give your outdoor living space the posh pick-me-up it deserves? Then color up with popsicle brights that’ll bring a smile (and lots of style) all summer long.  Continue reading


Trend Alert—Gingham Chic

Pottery Barn, Anthropologie, PB Teen, Zazzle

If like me, you’ve not thought about gingham for more than a country minute, now’s the time to re-evaluate this classic small check pattern in alternating colors. This Spring, designers have gone gung-ho for gingham but from a contemporary point-of-view. Across the design spectrum, this trend checks out as a fresh way to pattern up and have a little fun as you do. Continue reading

Pet Perfect Decor

I learned long ago that I’m anything but queen of my castle.  I’ve been totally upstaged and outvoted (8 paws to 2 hands) by Amber’s King George VI and Highview Windsor Prince Harry, aka Bertie and Harry–two cute corgies whose good looks save them from the Tower every day. Continue reading