Decor: A Paris Apartment Reminder of A Past Life

I once had an aunt, well not really a biological one, but her sister was married to my uncle – and so she was an aunt by marriage. My parents were close to them, I suppose they were able to develop a solid friendship over the years, and so we would visit them often. Which […]

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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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Travel: Paris in Mind But Not the Usual Places

When I was ten I learned that my cousin, who was much older than me, had gone to Paris to study at Le Cordon Bleu. I had no idea what that meant, until years later, upon his return, I tasted the fancy meals he prepared for family gatherings and special occasions where he was hired […]

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Boutique Hotel Pick – L’Hotel Particulier – Arles, France

Mondays are a great day to start with daydreaming – about places you wish you could go or ones you hope someone would whisk you away to – for a bit of rest and relaxation, and romance – kind of like this place in Arles, France. Details are everything   

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Decor: If Renovation Is Your New Year Goal

If  renovation – minor or major – is the goal for 2019, then you might appreciate what’s trending or simply just ideas to incorporate in your own style.   {Lake Tahoe home tour} – Screened in porch or outdoor dining – is the key in this wonderful home in Lake Tahoe as if from a fairytale […]

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Travel: The Most Romantic Restaurants In The World…and Mine

To me romantic restaurants can be anywhere you and a special person share the most intimate time together, eating, talking, laughing, flirting even and sometimes making even taking a milestone in your relationship. And while you think about that special place, here’s a list from Architectural Digest suggesting the most romantic restaurants in the world. […]

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Decor: My Inspiration Go To

Interior design and decor – heck – even exterior design and architecture are a passion of mine for as long as I can remember. I love a good approach to improving the old and so I pretty much spend quite a lot of time online searching for every idea or innovation and trends humankind is […]

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Decor: Thoughts to Consider For Your Upcoming Home Makeover

Last year around this time, I drove everyone crazy with the helpful hints I found online, in stores and from those dear to me regarding the makeover I was planning on for my San Francisco studio apartment I will most like never part with–yes I love it that much. It suits me perfect, as long […]

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Decor: Home Office Space

This topic is for anyone loving the idea of having a space in their homes they can consider their own – in particular – a dedicated home office, or a small closet or a niche somewhere in the house, where the space can be organized as a home office. Kind of like these ideas I […]

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Decor: Recent Minimalist Likes

When we downsized from a 5-bedroom home to a studio apartment in San Francisco, I decided to get rid of everything and start over again. Picking furniture pieces that were simple, functional and naturally aesthetically pleasing. Although I am at the moment satisfied with how our space looks, I can’t help but feel the need […]

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