Tuesday, November 24, 2015



We love the two color schemes above for a gorgeous Thanksgiving celebration!

We have so much to be thankful for this year... 
Our loving family, our amazing clients, new houses, new babies, a long and loving marriage anniversary, the list is endless.  We wish you all a wonderful thanksgiving filled with a beautiful table, delicious food, loving friends, family & some potent cocktails.  

Words to live by:
Be Kind
Be Thoughtful
Be Genuine
but most of all
Be Thankful.

1.  Green Scheme - Degorney Paper
2.  Neutral Palette - The Rinfret Group

D & M

Monday, November 16, 2015


Parish Hadley | Tree of life is one of the most beautiful design books I have ever read and the stories inside are mesmerizing.  Not that I should be shocked by this considering the talent inside.  There are so many amazing photos to choose from, but the above are my absolute favorite.  They really represent the diversity of designers included.  This isn't your typical design coffee table book, but a special story that you will want to go back to both visually and inspirationally.  If your a book collector like me or if you just want something beautiful go out and purchase immediately.

Thursday, November 12, 2015


What an amazing event last night for the new Parish Hadley book hosted at the gorgeous, new Stark showroom on Long Island.    Dee & I had the best time chatting with our friends and seeing some of our favorite designers.  I have known some of the designers honored in this book for years and had no idea they started their careers working for the legend, Parish Hadley.  There were a few designers from the book on hand to chat and sign their pages, which are all lovely.  The party was catered by my amazing sister, Amanda with Elegant Affairs.  The food was beyond delicious and the company was just as amazing.

If you are unfamiliar with Parish Hadley, he is considered the Kennedy of the interior design world.  An icon of our time, much like Mario Buatta.   Monday I will post some of my favorite moments from this book which features greats like James Andrew, Brian McCarthy, Michael Whaley, Thom Filicia... many great designers have inspiring rooms showcased in this beautiful book.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015


Dee & I adore designing nurseries.  There is nothing sweeter and more innocent.  It is the first place he or she will spend their days and a place that a new mommy will spend most of her time in those first few months.  It should be special, calming and pretty.  Above are some spaces that we just can't get enough of and our inspiration board for a new client meeting this week.  We'll keep you posted on progress.