In The Princess Parlor

“The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling.”   – Henry David Thoreau     Paolo Sebastian Rococo blush  o929leo Magnificent flowers: rhiannonbosse Vera Wang Roxburghe Diamond Tiara  Sold at Sothebys in 2015 to an unknown buyer Georges Chakra Spring 2018 Haute Couture Ritz […]


TITLE: “SILVER SPLENDOR” BY ZSAZSA BELLAGIO MEDIUM: OIL AND SILVER LEAF ON BOARD DIMENSIONS: 24″   x  36″ DATE: JUNE 2017, SIGNED ANTIQUE SILVER FRAME Approximate Outside Frame Size  29″ W x 41″ H VIEW IN A ROOM: ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING FOR SALE: $1050.00 *plus shipping and handling *shipping prices on international orders may vary […]

Cool Factor

Do not chase people.  Be you and do your own thing and work hard. T he right people who belong in your life will come to you, and stay. — Wu Tang Clan Black Dress, Not Chanel by Sainte Maria Givenchy Fall 2018 Couture, Details You can only become truly accomplished at something you love.  […]

Persian Bear

This is pretty cool… “Persian Bear” Life-Size Animals Emerge from Persian Rugs in Perception-Defying Sculptures by Debbie Lawson British sculptor Debbie Lawson works in the space between two and three dimensions, forming wild animals that emerge from old-fashioned rugs.    “Red Bear Head” and “White Stag” (detail) The artist builds her animals from scratch, using chicken wire […]

In the BLUE Room

The Beautiful BLUES today in home, design and art to inspire you. Blue Sofa Chic Melimeli Home Madeleine Wories Royal blue rug adds a real color pop. Architectural Digest Art Accent — blue and green, Barnes, London via:shoot faactory Bold bathroom blue– love it. Architectural Digest Traditional blue ceramic lamp Soft pale blue sofa,,, contrasted by […]

Swept Away

TITLE:   “SWEPT AWAY” BY ZSAZSA BELLAGIO MEDIUM:   OIL ON BOARD WITH DIAMOND DUST DIMENSIONS: 4 FEET  BY 4 FEET DATE: APRIL 2016, SIGNED FRAME: SOFT GOLD FRAME Approximate Outside Frame Size 53″ W x 53″ H  VIEW IN A ROOM:   ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING FOR SALE $1500.00 plus shipping and handling *shipping charges may […]

Home Sweet Home: Pretty Spaces and Places

Just lovely home, art and design to inspire you today, enjoy.   Greenwich Village apartment of Alexendra O’Neill who founded the fashion line Makarian The French windows that O’Neill had installed throughout the apartment, framed by curtains in a blush basket-weave fabric. Photo: Kelsey Rose Vogue Niels Leewe NYC Apartment – Glamourous Kitchen! Interior Designer Michael S. […]

art. matters.

Colin Campbell Cooper   New York Public Library La La Land * “You’ve got to work on something dangerous.  You have to work on something that makes you uncertain.  Something that makes you doubt yourself.  You shouldn’t feel safe.  You should feel, ‘I don’t know if I can write this.’  That’s what I mean by dangerous, […]