March 18, 2012
Birds do it, bees do it
Even educated fleas do it.
Let’s do it, let’s fall in love.
The ancient Romans and Greek did it,
Even nice young men who sell antiques do it,
Let’s do it, let’s fall in love. – Cole Porter
Recently I became inspired about falling in love, being in love, lost love, unrequited love and love at first sight. This inspiration came after seeing the movie, Letters to Juliet. I adored the sweet story and the gorgeous scenery of Italy.
Where do you spend a third of your time? - The Bed
Here are some examples…
June 23, 2011
Once the color associated with royalty, purple is a rich and regal color. Deep purple represents luxury with a touch of romance. On the color wheel, purple is a secondary color achieved my mixing blue and red pigments. The hue varies according to the proportions of blue and red pigments to either a bright violet or soothing lavender blue.
Analogous color schemes of red violet, violet, blue violet, blue naturally occur in nature and make…
May 30, 2011
Yesterday I went to see the latest Woody Allen movie, Midnight in Paris and today I have been thinking about all things French. The beginning of the film is a picture postcard of memorable French landmarks and throughout the film you are presented with a visual delight of the allure and beauty of Paris. Since seeing the film, I have researched some of the locations of filming and would like to share my visual delight.…READ MORE
January 25, 2011
You’re just too marvelous
Too marvelous for words
Like glorious glamorous
And that old standby amorous
– Johnny Mercer
What makes a room glamorous?
Attractive Alluring Beautiful Charming Captivating Elegant Bewitching
Color Texture Shine Sparkle Touch
Williams Sonoma Home…
February 4, 2009
“A room without red is like a woman without lipstick.” I heard this statement more times than I care to mention from a teacher I had in interior design school. Since I have quoted it here, obviously the statement made a lasting impression. The color red is associated with passion, love, blood, luck, fire, heat, anger and power. You cannot help but react to seeing the color red, which is why it is used so often in advertising, fast cars, stop signs and red ink. It is considered good luck to paint a front door red. Restaurants use the color…READ MORE