How Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current

Eclectic Style In the Home and How It Will Keep the Design Looking Current People always ask me how to keep their spaces from getting outdated too quickly.  My answer is that incorporating eclectic style in the home will keep … Read MoreHow Eclectic Style In the Home Will Keep It Looking Current

Cozy Stylish Chic is now open in Old Town Pasadena!

Cozy Stylish Chic opens its doors for business! After several months of tirelessly working  on our first brick and mortar storefront (really, the building was built in 1928 and is actual brick and mortar!), we’ve finally opened the doors – … Read MoreCozy Stylish Chic is now open in Old Town Pasadena!

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

2016 Pasadena Showcase House Overview It’s my favorite time of the year again and the Pasadena Showcase House of the Arts , now in its 52nd year, will be opening to the public once again this Sunday, for a one month … Read More2016 Pasadena Showcase House Preview

Sneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

Last week I stopped by the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House as the finishing touches were being put in place ahead of next week’s April 19 opening.  While there was still work to be done and some spaces were not picture … Read MoreSneak Peak of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

Legends 2015 at the La Cienega Design Quarter

Legends at the La Cienega Design Quarter Every year at the beginning of May I get excited about attending Legends at the La Cienega Design Quarter.  This year will be extra special as I was asked to serve as one of … Read MoreLegends 2015 at the La Cienega Design Quarter

The Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015

The Christopher Kennedy Compound 2015 Last weekend I took a quick overnight trip to Palm Springs to stop in on Modernism Week and see for myself what all the buzz was about at the Christopher Kennedy Compound Show House.  This … Read MoreThe Christopher Kennedy Compound: Modernism Week Show House 2015

Behind the Scenes at The Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center at The Huntington

  The Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center at The Huntington The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens opened the front portion of the new education and visitor center January 14, first to The Society of Fellows members … Read MoreBehind the Scenes at The Steven S. Koblik Education and Visitor Center at The Huntington

The McKinley House Gets a Refresh with Adorne Light Switches

The McKinley House Last week I joined  Adorne by Legrand as they unveiled a complete retrofit of light switches  and outlets at the McKinley House in Venice, CA.  Those of you who are fans of the Showtime series “Californication” may … Read MoreThe McKinley House Gets a Refresh with Adorne Light Switches

Book Review: Modern Country by Caroline Clifton-Mogg

Modern Country by Caroline Clifton-Mogg A couple of weeks ago, I received an advance copy of the book Modern Country by Caroline Clifton-Mogg and I couldn’t have been more thrilled.  Anyone who knows me, knows that I love a pretty … Read MoreBook Review: Modern Country by Caroline Clifton-Mogg

The LA Breezehouse by Blu Homes Brings Luxury to the Prefab Home

The LA Breezehouse, a Premium Prefab Home by Blu Homes The LA Breezehouse, a prefab home built by Blu Homes was awarded the first 2014 Dream Home of the Year  by Real Simple and This Old House.  The LA  Breezehouse, … Read MoreThe LA Breezehouse by Blu Homes Brings Luxury to the Prefab Home