I am so behind in posting that I might never get you caught up, but this fun you have to see. I recently returned from The Design Bloggers Conference in Atlanta. Nathan Turner was one of the hilarious key note speakers. You might know him from Bravo's Million Dollar Decorators from a few years back. One of the greatest and most refreshing...Read More
Y’all, I have known a lot of gifted artists in my day but Thomas Darnell has stopped me in my tracks. I have spent considerable time the last few weeks staring at his paintings, awe-struck by the gift that is within him.
Meet Thomas. (Yes, the orchid is a painting.)
The peonies have captivated me like nothing else.
Just when I thought I didn’t have a thing to write about today THIS amazing surprise pops up in my in-box and I to stop and do a little amazed happy dance.
My Design Chic (which received an award for one of the best blogs at The Blogger’s Conference year before last) featured one of MY houses today on their blog!!! I am beyond thrilled. Thank you Kristy and Beth.
Congratulations are in order for our friends at Hoffman Media as they win a prestigious award. SOUTHERN HOME SELECTED FOR ANNUAL HOTTEST LAUNCHES OF THE YEAR LIST Hoffman Media Executives Accept Prestigious Honor at min Awards Birmingham, AL, December 8, 2015 – Hoffman Media has launched Southern Home, a new wide-format shelter publication dedicated to high-style southern décor. Southern Home was selected by min (Media Industry...Read More
My second born house child has been waiting patiently in the wings for her time in the spot light this month. The pictures from my site visit yesterday will give you a little construction update. We are very excited today to begin shopping for her new "clothes". It really is a bit like preparing Cinderella for the ball. And what a grand entrance...Read More
I good while back I did a series of posts on proportion, scale and balance. Mine started off like this:
Despite out best intentions the traditional buildings that are being constructed today do not always feel ‘right’. They fail in the small details- the proportion of a window, or a badly –detailed door surround or in a short-sighted choice of material.
I have wanted to collaborate on an event with my daughter, Megan, for a long time and this weekend I got my opportunity! She was in charge of the Guarantor's Tent at Calloway Garden's annual Steeplechase event and I volunteered to be her flunky. It was a beautiful fall day and the predicted rain did not dare show its face. I beat...Read More