It seems like just yesterday (okay, November) when I was telling you about the 2010 color of the year. Well, move over turquoise, it’s honeysuckle for 2011! A beautiful shade of pink that’s showing up everywhere. Here’s what Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute®, says about it: In times of stress, we need… Read More
Feng Shui for the Bathroom Of the things I have learned while researching feng shui for the bathroom, what appears to be the most important is achieving a balance. There is a natural tension between the yin force of this room (ruled by water, a calming and restful element) and the negative results of modern,… Read More
There were a few interesting articles in the New York Times this past weekend. First of all, Durham was written up as one of 41 places to visit in 2011. Great news! As our friend Craig pointed out however, it was right between Kurdistan and Kosovo…huh?
You may have noticed that I took a little break for the holidays (I hope you did too). It’s been a lovely few weeks of friends, family, good cheer, and over-indulgence. Now of course, I’m launching into 2011 full of optimism and lots of resolutions (including a few I’ve already broken). That said, one promise… Read More
Kathryn Ireland has been all over the blogosphere lately. Now, this Kathryn is the interior designer – not to be mistaken with Kathy Ireland – the swimsuit supermodel…also talented, but in a different way. I first noticed Kathryn’s work in a February issue of House Beautiful when I fell in love with her design in… Read More