Decor: Bold Statement Made with Colors

I dared myself four years ago to add a bold color in my studio apartment I renovated adding very neutral colors so that I could tie in the outdoor to my indoor – the focal point being views of the Pacific Ocean and fenced gardens in-between homes. I wanted my guests to walk in and […]

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Decor: For Small Spaces

I downsized a while ago, from a 2 story five-bedroom home in the suburbs to a studio flat in San Francisco. I wanted to be back in my city and didn’t want the chores that come with owning a big house. So, the hubs and I decided to downsize and live in a smaller space, […]

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Decor: Weekend Hibernation And Spring Cleaning

This weekend, since we were destined for a storm, with heavy rains and thunder, I decided to tackle closet Spring cleaning, where I pulled everything out and created piles of toss, keep, maybe and what I call – keepsakes for another five years until I am ready to let go of those pieces.  I stayed away […]

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Decor: Here’s A Home Decor I Adore

The simplest of decors make a house feel like a home and it’s all because of the minimalist approach to keeping an inviting and actually warm space throughout the square footage of your dwelling. Which this couple managed to achieve. Best Paint Colors for small rooms – my favorite Chantilly lace and calm

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Fridays Are For Daydreaming

As my week away from home winds down, I have to say all I am doing is daydreaming today – about a few lovely things {Source} {source}

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Decor: Inspiration Taking Me Back

There was a great aunt on my father’s side of the family – who lived in a mansion by central park in a town somewhere far away – and inside her house, it was almost as if I were walking through a museum with art, and statues, and trinkets from around the world, mostly the […]

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Just Thoughts For The Week

I realized on my walk about downtown during lunch yesterday that the tourists have arrived. There is nothing more I love then tourists exploring my city – San Francisco. And the second thing I love is when they stop me for directions – I gladly offer up some insight, including recommending for them to venture […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – The Williamsburg Hotel – New York

I am not a fan of standard hotels – which mostly cater to business travelers.  I prefer unique, artsy, small properties with a character bigger than the square feet of the lobby.  And I always start with the bathroom decor, and work my way to the room and views.  So, I think The Williamsburg Hotel […]

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Decor: Would You Be Inspired by…

…an artist, a famous celebrity, if you buy and live in their home, which in this case is  currently on sale? I always wonder – whether it would be a curse or a blessing. Either way, here’s a glimpse into the home where Irving Berlin once lived – remodeled of course.  Would you do it […]

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These Fun Gift Ideas for Grads and Dads or Moms

Father’s day is around the corner, or college graduation and this gift idea is one of the best if you ask me – maybe even go past the college bar sketch – and forward to other meaningful brick-and-mortar you feel the need to hang in your study, home-office, or (man/woman) cave of sorts and perhaps […]

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