Mamma mia, what a week. It’s been non-stop since the Italian holiday season officially ended last Sunday with the Befana. There was a lot of running around picking out fabrics, butchering the Italian language when I met with the drapes/sofa maker, writing budgets, and following up on a million things that were put on hold … Continue reading Reading, Writing, And Decorating.
I do have a laptop, a phone, and other modern electronics, but I love putting pen to paper. For a while I tried to keep a To-Do-List on my computer. However, for some reason, I kept going back to using legal pads to make my long lists. It made no sense to have two lists … Continue reading Stylish Simplicity – Moleskine Daily Planner
Summers In France is a fabulous read. Along with photos of gorgeous interiors, there are recipes, tips on how to be a gracious hostess and guest, and information about the amazing markets near Ms. Ireland’s summer home in the Tarn-et-Garonne region of Southwestern France. I really appreciated the before and after photos. Ms. Ireland has … Continue reading I Libri: Summers In France by Kathryn M. Ireland
Victoria Hagan is one of the most respected interior designers in America. Since founding her firm 20 years ago, Ms. Hagan has built a reputation for designing classic yet modern spaces. I love her work and couldn’t wait to read her book. I highly recommend it. Ms. Hagan’s book showcases three portfolios, Waterside, City, … Continue reading I Libri: Victoria Hagan – Interior Portraits