The RED Touch

“I don’t want a rainbow… Rainbows have too many colors and none of them receive the appreciation they deserve… I’d prefer a fading red or a striking golden, a shimmery silver or a sober blue… Ruling the sunset sky alone!”      ― Debalina Haldar via:agnespalmcrantz P. Lemoult,  Vogue UK January 2016 photo: Zoe Ghertner styling: […]

ART matters

    “The artist must train not only his eye but also his soul.”     —  Wassily Kandinsky     watercolor     “…I long so much to make beautiful things. But beautiful things require effort — and disappointment and perseverance.”       — Vincent van Gogh,“Letter to Theo van Gogh,” 9 Sept. 1882 […]

The Elegant Home

Beautiful and elegant art and home inspiration today, enjoy. Architectural Digest   “Elegance is an attitude”    ― Longines Veranda Magazine February 2015 Elegant Russian Neoclassical Chandelier Windsor Smith Veranda Magazine Ornate gilt mirror Designer: Charles Spada Veranda Magazine 24 LIGHTS CHANDELIER 2015 ST. FRANCIS COLLECTION BY ELEGANT LIGHTING via:claudias74 “Prettiness fades after a few years, but […]

A Bright and Colorful Home

COLOR! It can be so powerful in how it makes you feel.  Here are some fabulous, color filled interiors sure to brighten your day, enjoy.     Veranda “And like a colorful bloom of temporary lights in the sky, you will shine.”  ― Chad Sugg hdtv LENNART JIRLOW, STILL LIFE WITH FLOWERS aliexpress “Everything was brighter […]

House Beautiful: Accent Orange

A warm and welcoming living room, designed by Windsor Smith. Raimonds Staprans (American, b. 1926), Four Leftover Oranges from the Bygone Good Old Times 2011. Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 in. House Beautiful Oscar de la Renta, Fine China New Orleans home of Jane Scott Hodges Linens and drapery in orange and lavender make […]

a little romance

  “Know that love is truly timeless.”    ― Mary M. Ricksen     Antique textile. The silk above was part of a deconstructed gown…10 full selvedge to selvedge 42 inch long panels (and two half panels) of beautiful brocaded French silk taffeta. trouvais via:showstudio     “There are some experiences in life they haven’t invented the […]

House Beautiful: In the Green Room

 * * “When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.”    * * – William Blake    * * Penelope Settee     * * Sten Oscar Rundgren […]

It’s Glamorous

* * *    * * *  MICAM International Trade Show for shoes Photography: Ann Street Studio Darlin’ * * *      * * *  TITLE:  ” BUT DARLING….” BY ZSAZSA BELLAGIO details here:  artpassionzsazsabellagio * * *  Vogue meoooow Details at Christian Dior Resort    Photography: Ann Street Studio Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin exhibition […]