Tag Archives: furniture

Peacock Blue

This gorgeous pair of Peacock Blue wedding shoes donned by my friend, Audrey Kidd, is the inspiration for this Color Therapy post.  Peacock Blue is one of those old-school colors that make you think of grand hotels and beautifully appointed dining cars.  It’s beautifully elegant covering the walls of libraries, butler’s pantries, and other spaces […]

Coffee Tables

  Coffee tables.  You gotta love them.  They only became popular in the early 1900’s – before that, your only option to put down a drink was a petite tea table.  Now we have lots of options for what sits in front of our sofas, and lots of options to express our personality and increase […]

That’s What I Like!

Let’s play “That’s What I Like!”  I sometimes use this exercise with clients who are at a total loss as to what they want or would like to have in their homes.  It’s a great way to discover what you love and why, and a good way to get you in the habit of making […]

Kiddie Ghost Chair

The current object of my desire:  the Lou Lou Ghost Chair by Philippe Starck for Kartell.   Maybe it’s just because I’m a design junky, but I’ve always wanted a Philippe Starck Ghost Chair.  So when I saw this pink, child-sized version

Form Follows Function

Small spaces require creativity and flexibility to use them most efficiently.  Think outside the box and make your home more interesting at the same time.  Use these ideas to multi-task and increase the functionality of your small space:  Don’t use your dining table much?  Push it against the wall and use it as a desk, […]