The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House

The Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House Six months in the making and we finally pulled off the Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. You know that saying “It takes a village”?  Well, the … Read MoreThe Guest Bedroom for the 2017 Pasadena Showcase House

How to Participate in a Designer Showcase House

How to Participate in a Designer Showcase House How do you participate in a designer showcase house?  Before I participated in the Pasadena Showcase House this spring, I always questioned how to put my name in the hat to design … Read MoreHow to Participate in a Designer Showcase House

2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Preview

The 2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design opened to the public yesterday and I couldn’t be more thrilled to be participating – this year as a designer!  I’ve done Pasadena Showcase House previews in past years on my blog, but … Read More2017 Pasadena Showcase House of Design Preview

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In the Home and How It Will Keep the Design Looking Current People always ask me how to keep their spaces from getting outdated too quickly.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

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 2014 Pasadena Showcase House

The 2014 Pasadena Showcase House Last week, I had the opportunity to preview the 2014 Pasadena Showcase House as a member of the media before it opened to the public this past Sunday. This year the Pasadena Showcase House celebrates … Read MoreThe 2014 Pasadena Showcase House

Pasadena: A Refined Luxury Mediterranean Estate

Hello All!  I know that lately I’ve been spoiling you with snippets from my recent trip to New York City, but today I thought I’d take a quick break from all the NY hoopla and treat you by stopping in … Read MorePasadena: A Refined Luxury Mediterranean Estate