Grapefest is the largest wine festival in the Southwest. Grapefest is four days of fun held in historic downtown Grapevine,Texas. The 26th annual grapefest will be held September 13th through September 16th. The Grapefest showcases the largest consumer-judged competition in the United States. This year’s event features more than 130 Texas wines for 38 […]
A friend of mine recently introduced me to iomoi. I was so taken with their product line that I went a little overboard and ordered myself several items. My goodies arrived yesterday and I must say I was nothing short of giddy. The quality is superb. The flat cards are made of a […]
Paris born artist Joana Vasconcelos,will be the first and youngest woman to show her work in the Palace of Versailles.The artist says her work has developed around the idea that the world in an opera, and Versailles embodies the operatic and aesthetic ideal that inspires her. The 1830 Room host Lilicoptere, which is coverd in […]
I am absolutley fascinated with the Hotel Maison Moschino in Milan. I want to plan a trip to Milan just to stay at this hotel. The hotel claims that the Maison Moschino is like falling down the rabbit hole; after a while, you come to expect the unexpected. The interiors appear to be part fairy […]
Add drama to any room by hanging a mirror on top of a mirror. Double hung mirrors add interest and intrique to any room. The double mirror is especially effective in adding depth and light to a small space. I love the impact double hung mirrors make, especially in a powder room. Let me know […]
I am smitten with the internationally renowned fabric and wallpaper house, Zoffany. I am particularly taken with the Cymbeline velvets pictured above. I love the elegance and heritage the fabrics can add to a room. Zoffany has incredible historical archives which include rich weaves, luxurious velvets and opulent wall coverings.
This a family recipe from my sweet mother-in-law. She was given this recipe by one of her best friends. This isn’t your average spaghetti. Granted, it is not for one watching their figure but it is definitely worth the splurge every so often.I have made this as the main dish for an elegant meal or a […]
Jack Lenor Larsen is a man of cloth. But it’s not quite what you think. He is one of the most prolific textile designers of the twentieth century. As modern architecture and interior design became popular during the 1940’s and 50’s, there were few fabrics to fit the clean lines and symmetry of this design […]