Putting on the Ritz

St. Louis Children’s hospital’s annual Spring Table Top event at the Ritz-Carlton raises money for kids with heart conditions to go to Camp Rhythm. This year they raised over a million dollars for the  cause. The table designs were created by local designers and business’, and they were pretty amazing. I think Pottery Barn Kids … Continue reading


I recently attended NYIGF in New York with friend and fellow designer Victoria Dreste. What an amazing city with some great design and an overload of visual eye candy. Also, I saw some great shoes! Always checking out the fashion. I loved the selection of white dish’s at ABC Carpet and Home. Handmade white pottery … Continue reading

Design Challenge “New Kitchen – No Money”

Well it’s the start of a new year and I am thinking about kitchens. I have a design challenge of transforming a kitchen with no money. Thank you tax man! Now to muster up all my design savvy  and imagination and get it rolling. The kitchen is small and outdated. But there are some salvageable items. … Continue reading

Fashion For The Environment

Texas Campaign for the Environment had a fundraising fashion show using recycled materials, what a great idea. They challenged  student, professional and local designers to create fashion from trash and other recycled materials. I would love for this to take place here in St. Louis. Since , what seems like another life, I had been … Continue reading

It’s Show Time at Ladue News Designer Show House

It has been a while since I have had a chance to blog. There has been a lot going on here in St. Louis for me and my company Design Style. One of the things that I have been working on is  a room in the Ladue News Designer Show House, which runs through October … Continue reading

It’s not Just Games in the UK

So, the Olympics or taking place across the pond. They are running, jumping, swimming and being super athletes over there. But London is also offering some fabulous spaces, ideas and products. Here are just a few: A flat in London designed by Jimmie Martin and McCoy. Barker and Stonehouse Hope & Glory Sofa, Oh Brittania! … Continue reading

Digging the Rusty Gold in Nashville

Let me break the ice by saying I am a big fan of the show Antique Archaeology. I really dig the rusty, old and historic pieces of  American history. I love to incorporate them in my Interior Design and Photo Styling whenever I can. So, when we went on our Horses, Hooch and Hillbilly tour … Continue reading

Priscilla Presley Rockin Out with Furniture – She ain’t No Hound Dog

Priscilla Presley recently introduced her new furniture line The Priscilla Presley Home Collection. She has partnered with H Studio and it’s founder Shlomi Haziza with a line that has everything from accessories to velvet beds with a theme of horses, doves and butterflies, all things Priscilla says “she loves”. She has incorporated Gothic Modern, Traditional … Continue reading

Making the Point at High Point

Spring Market at High Point was amazing! Lots of cool finds for the home, along with shared insights from some knowledgeable experts. There was some very groovy people there talking their trade at the Antique & Design Center. My look is a mix of vintage modern so I always check out BOBO Intriguing Objects for … Continue reading

Some of the Best People are Covered in Stone Dust

Kincannon Studios located in Austin Texas is producing some amazing stone work. The studio is an interdisciplinary studio with emphasis on architecture and planning along with sculpture and masonry. On a  recent trip to Austin Texas we toured the studio and tried a little stone carving. It is definitely a craft that would take time, … Continue reading