Month: May 2014

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Monet was a Hippie!

Now that I have your attention, let me start this article by saying that he is one of my favorite artists ever! Most of his crazy ideas and attitudes are why I like him so much! He definitely had a way of looking at the world that was extremely counter-cultural! From his family life, the way he decorated, painted, and dealt with his neighbors, … Read More Monet was a Hippie!

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More Pictures from France

So we recently went to France on a Viking River Cruise in France. What fun! We cruised from Paris to Normandy and back and loved seeing the sights from the river. Below is our view as we made our way back into Paris. It was so amazing to see the Statue of Liberty, which is facing America, and the Eiffel Tower as we approached … Read More More Pictures from France

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The Sofa Saga Continues

So the sofa saga continues…. I had written about sofa shopping earlier. I have always been intrigued with Chanel’s beautiful sofa and loved the idea of suede. And I love the curled arms of the sofa on “Friends”. My daughter and I found a sofa with great lines, but I knew I needed to have it recovered and “pillowed” by my friend Maggie Terry. … Read More The Sofa Saga Continues

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Living with Beauty in Paris

I recently had the opportunity to go to France. ¬†What a beautiful country! I noticed that, especially in Paris, most people live in small spaces. http://www.pinterest.com/pin/126382333267916432/ But because they have such beautiful large public spaces, they are constantly surrounded by beauty. While we were visiting Versailles, I noticed that the locals were just jogging around the fountains. Can you imagine your daily exercise routine … Read More Living with Beauty in Paris