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book review: At home with Color

At Home with Color is a new book written by Matthew and Grainne Dennison, with the most amazing photography by Chris Everard. What I love most about this book is that every room shown is perfectly layered and has so much soul. I love “colorful” rooms that are not so “cut and dry”. For example, I’m not attracted to rooms where all the colors match exactly. This seems to be done a lot on m
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Serendipity

Ever randomly look at something you have had for ages, and really look at it, only to discover something you’d never noticed before? I’ve had this great lucite lamp that my friend Em gave me (ok, to be honest, she kinda stole it from her Dad- ok – well, I guess technically her Mother “granted permission”, cuz I think she wanted to get rid of it…) anyways- love it- had it in my offi
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Blue Monday: the happy house

Oy vey! Monday is practically over and I’m just now posting for today. yikes! work is kinda crazy the beginning of this week so my posts may be kinda light… However, I did want to share this funny little box I got at an estate sale recently. It originally held some decorative votives, but I just couldn’t resist the funny graphic on it. and it was blue. Not sure what i’m going to do with itR
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Sanna Annukka

I have to admit, I’m not really a follower of the group Keane, but I have recently been seeing their new album cover around and I am in love with the artwork. Apparently Keane collaborated with Finnish artist Sanna Annukka Smith. The style is influenced by Finnish folk art, (and I’m so obssessed with scandinavian folk art lately…) Here is an interview with Sanna that was on the Keane website. I̵
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Lauren Saunders and AT

A post I did for ApartmentTherapy (LA edition) is up today, and I thought I’d cross/blog/promote on this happy friday. For those of you that don’t know, I’ve recently been fortunate to become a part of the great ApartementTherapy team as a contributing editor for their Los Angeles edition. There’s lots of interesting things in store for the AT:LA site, so please do check it out if you get a ch
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