Friends!

I have the world’s best friends! I miss them terribly.  Even though we talk everyday, there’s nothing like hanging out in our favorite Barnes & Noble drinking coffee, reading magazines, plotting world domination,  and laughing about everything. Tomorrow, I leave Texas to spend the holidays in New Orleans and Florida.  When I …

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Living amongst beauty. . .

A few months ago, I found this image on flickr and I LOVED it because I’m inspired by streetscapes and the streetlamps appealed to me in the most amazing way.  They are incredibly fantastic.  I didn’t immediately recognize this city although I knew it was in Europe.  It reminded me of the …

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Thank You Thank You Thank You!!!!

I just want to give a huge thanks for all of the positive messages I’ve gotten on the holiday collection.  Like everyone, I get nervous before I unveil something I’ve created that’s really personal. It would be horrible to have people hate it!  But, just the opposite has happened and I’m …

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Oh how I love Pink!

Amongst my friends, I haven’t always had the reputation of being a girly girl.  I’m still not the most girly of them.  I can appreciate a good leather couch; I love the look of English libraries and man parlors with their tin ceilings, green walls and massive desks.  Done well, meaning elevated …

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Holiday Stationery Inspiration

In a few days, I unveil my first holiday collection.  I’m incredibly excited.  Memories of my hometown and and its beautiful architecture were the primary inspiration.  I have always loved beautiful wrought iron.  Of course the balconies of the French Quarter are the most famous, but my most fond memories are of the fences …

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