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We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! This past year has been wonderful and there are so many people and opportunities to be thankful for. As we plan for the New Year, we are excited to share all of the wonderful projects we have in the works for 2016!
We are moving at the end of the month and I am having to say goodbye to a few pieces. Our current home has a lovely sitting room and the custom croc velvet patterned sofa has been one of my favorites since the day it came home. Unfortunately our new home does not have a sitting room, and it is now time to say goodbye!
Did you know that Minted now has a huge collection of Home Decor including fabric, pillows and draperies? I love that they have now expanded their independent artist prints into the home collection too, it give you the opportunity to find pieces that are unique and have a story to them.
Of course I found a print that I loved and since Fall is here, I thought it was the perfect time to change out our duvet cover for the season. I wanted something bold in pattern, but I wanted to color palette to work with the soft blues and greens in the room. I fell in love with Painterly Splash from Alethea and Ruth’s Store because of the soft watercolor pattern and deep teal accents. I love the way it helps our master bedroom feel a bit more fun and colorful too.
One of my fur babies is having ALC surgery today. She hasn’t been able to walk on her back right leg for a while now, so it is time to pull the trigger and get this sweet girl back on all four of her precious furry feet. As I was driving away from the surgical center today, I received this awesome text from one of my besties…
Don’t judge. And, yes this would be awesome if I could check in on my sweet Ivy Banks to make sure she is doing ok. Like I always say or hashtag #nokidsjustdogs. For the next 10-12 weeks, we will be connected at the hip pretty much. She will not be able to run, jump or play WWF with her sister until her bone heals from the plate and six screws.
Making time to get away and enjoy a short vacation with my family has been on my “to-do” list for a while. Since my Dad passed away, we haven’t taken the time to get away and really enjoy having fun with each other again. My Step-Mother decided that we needed a girl’s weekend in Las Vegas, so we packed our bags and took off for a long weekend to reconnect and relax. Shopping, spa days and taking in a few shows took up most of our time during the long weekend. We laughed, cried and spent a bit too much money!!!
Of course I love popping into all of the casinos to see the interiors, so I wanted to show off a few of my favorite pictures from the trip. You know I had to get a few glitzy glam chandeliers too! Vegas does it big and I love nothing more than a room filled with shimmery chandeliers!!!
The past few years have been a little rough and my personal life has been full of challenges. The Studio has been a saving grace through of the hard times, but burn out sets in quickly when you just don’t stop. So, I decided that a quick little vacay was in order! A little get away is great way to shake off stress and relax, especially when there is a Spa involved. We found The Sanctuary Spa in Scottsdale, AZ and it was pure Heaven!!! Amazing food, a gorgeous pool and multiple spa treatments were just what I needed to relax for a few days.
The grounds were absolutely gorgeous, the food was spectacular and the spa…well…I can’t say enough about that!!! Here are a few shots from our stay at The Sanctuary Resort. If your looking for a luxury get away to shake it all off, this is your place !!
We host Thanksgiving every year here in Dallas, and I love pulling the dining room together for the occasion! This year was our first Thanksgiving without Dad, so I wanted to make sure that there were extra special touches to honor him.
My Grandmother moved from her home of over 40 years into an assisted living community last Spring, so she wasn’t able to take everything with her. Thanksgiving and Christmas at her home was always a big deal, and she loved to have us all together laughing and telling stories. So when I had the opportunity to take her dishes, I jumped at the chance.
These turquoise fern pieces were given to her in the 40s and I have loved them ever since I can remember. Being able to use them on my table this year was a bit emotional, but special. They really did brighten up the table and I wanted to keep the overall feel bright and light. Antlers & agates was the them and I threw in a few succulents too!
Our new Agate Chandelier is by far my favorite piece in the dining room now! I selected all natural agates to keep the space neutral, I still have big plans for the rug and seats on the chairs so I want it to all work together. The agate napkin rings helped to tie in the theme and I loved mixing in the gold antlers!
So excited to be featured as a tastemaker on Style Bistro this week!!! I was able to share a few little things about me and a little something from Dallas Esthetician Renee Rouleau that I can’t live without!! Renee’s product line is beyond amazing and keeps my skin in check while working long hours!