House Portraits by Fifi Flowers

Images ©Fifi Flowers and used with permission.

How cute are these commissioned house portraits by Fifi Flowers? The charming colors and whimsical style would brighten up anyone’s office, livingroom, kitchen, etc. If you’ve got a historic house that you are especially proud of, wouldn’t it be fun to get a painting of your house […]

Good Finds for 2009

Some great finds over the holidays that I thought I would share with you.

The incredibly stylish photography of Rodney Smith is making me long for a Leica camera. Rodney has a real sense of glamour and nostalgia in his approach to fashion photography, which makes for some “why can’t I be you” envy […]

Historic Houses & Soy Candles

If you own a historic house or want to buy a gift for someone who does, consider investing in a small arsenal of 100% soy wax candles (preferably unscented). Soy candles burn cleaner, cooler and result in less ash – important as smoke damage to walls in older homes is pretty common and you […]

Valentine’s Day

Yes it’s early for me to be talking about it, yes it’s a commercial holiday, yes it puts too much pressure on couples, yes it’s fattening, and yet…

What woman doesn’t get a thrill from a thoughtful little token of esteem on the 14th of February? Here are some ideas for inspiration:

Domaine Carneros […]