Monthly Archives: July 2013

Shades of Blue (and Green!)

Everyone knows how much I love blue, but possibly my favorite color combination, is one of blue and green!  I adore the new Aerin Collection for Lee Jofa.  Aerin Lauder’s collection is classic, but with a modern point of view. … Continue reading

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“Designer Notebook”: Classic Whites

A classic white kitchen is certainly my personal favorite for a kitchen design!  I have enjoyed my white kitchen for many years and never seem to want any other style of kitchen. Wood floors always add a warmth to a … Continue reading

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All Wrapped Up!

Gift giving is a real joy for me and creative wrapping brings me great pleasure!  This summer I have had several wedding invitations and two of my best friends have “big birthdays” this summer.  So I have had ample opportunity … Continue reading

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Escape to the Lake!

I am so pleased to have the lovely summer cover of Carolina Home + Garden magazine!  Nothing says summer better than a trip to “The Lake House”!  Our clients, Susie and Jeff Noble from Charlotte, NC, gave us the wonderful … Continue reading

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Authentically English! Ruche by Brice Oldfield

As I have so often indicated, Royal Crown Derby is probably my favorite manufacturer of fine china!  With a 260 year history, Royal Crown Derby has amassed a wealth of designs, offering a variety of styles.  Recently the company has … Continue reading

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