Tag Archives: architecture

Historic Home Tour for the Holidays

I’ve had a passion for historic homes dating back from when I was a small child. One of my favorite things to do is attend historic home tours. Taking in the craftsmanship and intricacies of the architecture, as well as seeing how the homeowner populates the home with furnishings and decoration, always fuels my imagination […]

Cottage Exterior Colors & Benjamin Moore Matches

Tomorrow is my 20th wedding anniversary! To celebrate, Mr. Man and I took a trip last week to the Pacific Coast. We spent a week there for our honeymoon between San Francisco, Monterey, and Carmel, CA. When we were there 20 years ago, I didn’t know very much about Carmel and didn’t see all the […]

The Art of the Conversation Area

Creating furniture arrangements that make people feel welcomed and invited into a space is an art.   Rooms that have all the seating facing the television makes guests feel, well, unimportant.  Or at least not as important as that dang television.   Fabulous Conversation Area  

Taliesen West & The Cocky Genius of Frank Lloyd Wright

Last February, I visited American architect Frank Lloyd’s Wright infamous home, Taliesen West.  Nestled in the desert of Phoenix, Arizona, Taliesen West was not only the home in which he spent much of his last 20 years – it was, and still is, a school of architecture.  Frank Lloyd Wright started an apprentice program in 1932 and […]