Friday, January 9, 2015


It's a New Year.
And in a new year I become obsessed with cleaning out old and bringing in new.
Like everyone.

But I'm especially crazy, 
going as far as cleaning outdated Instagram pictures and Pinterest boards.
I get rid of images that no longer portray what I want to tell people about myself.

That's insane. I know.
Insane to think that I consider pictures of furniture and food and words to be reflections of me,
but I really do.
That's what people like me do because we can't express ourselves through music, art, or poetry.

We, and when I say 'we' I mean design obsessed mothers who are rap enthusiasts,
show our artistry in more subtle ways, like our home, Instagram, blog, 
even through a heavy fringe bang and Adidas high tops.
I'd like you to know that this blog is me.
And it's thoughtful.

things that are starting off my new year right.

Black rooms.
Which will someday exist in my house.

Black cabinets.

Art everywhere. Always.

Gold kitchen fixtures and hardware.
This one is by Waterworks.

Cheetah forever. 
Talmage fabric by Aerin.

Cabinet-less kitchens.

Painted trim.

Inspiration boards.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Patrick Dempsey's Home in Architectural Digest

This home is stunning.
I want to live here, exactly how it exists in these photos.

{all images via Architectural Digest}

To read more about this house go here.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Emily and Meritt for Pottery Barn Teen

I am in deep love with the second collection of furnishings for PBTeen
by famous LA designer/stylist duo, Emily Current and Meritt Elliott.

{PBTeen images via}

Lucky, lucky girls who get to lavish in these fine furnishings.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

This Entry Inspires Me


I really wish I could find that all important thing that makes my entry stand out as wow.
I peruse Pinterest and other usual suspects of online design to inspire me,
 looking for that something that will grab and pull and explain what I want to say through my home about me,
about my family.
Maybe I put too much pressure on such a small space to say all these things,
when really all that needs to be said is
Or, this is my home and I'm happiest here.
Or, all my favorite people reside in this house.

I love this entry from Elle Decor.
I never knew a table overflowing with candlesticks would be my thing, but now I know it is.
I'm a sucker for a portrait gallery wall, I especially love how this one is hung.
Add textured walls, ceiling, a simple round pendant light,
you end up with a well balanced entry of modern traditional.
A style I find I gravitate to.