Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Portola Paints

While in LA my lovely friend introduced me to 
Portola Paints.

With limitless palates and a stunning showroom it could 
almost be paint utopia....I wish my office looked like this!

Here are a few Portola acrylic paint color cards 
with fabrics I chose...

shown on Vervain fabric

shown on Raoul fabric

shown on Quadrille fabric

Bermuda looks heavenly and I love Black Rasberry and GI Green!

The swatch cards are artfully made with 
brushstrokes of the various much prettier than the typical paint color wheels.  

Visit their website

On another note this photo makes me completely envious.  Have always wanted wall to wall carpet like this!
Many of my clients have used this hemp as an area rug but this application is stunning.  

Pleasing to the eye, soft underfoot with hand woven borders and made without chemicals and synthetic materials?  
I am definitely obsessed!

Until next time,


Monday, March 12, 2012

Crushing on Luli Sanchez

I discovered Luli Sanchez and her work on Pinterest over the weekend and can't believe I haven't heard of her before. 
Her work is marvelous!  Apparently she had a career creating textiles for the fashion industry but I think her work would be fantastic blown up on a huge canvas and hung up on the wall...

This one happens to be my favorite:

For info and more pics of her work click


Sunday, March 4, 2012

Heading To the West!

Tomorrow is a big day for me...

I'm heading to LA to continue working on the launch of a new venture so it is very exciting!  Although I love designing homes, there are a few other tricks I have up my sleeve. 

I find most creative people are like that and so it is with me....I will be working with several wonderful women including my old business partner and my new one so I will have lots to share with you.  

Sorry to be cryptic but hopefully after a few more weeks it will come to fruition after much hard work.  Bear with me as my posts may be a bit on the lighter side.  

Also I have hired Fabulous K to rework my blog so I'm hoping she comes up with something....uhhh...fabulous?! 

pinboard from

Here is a link to her portfolio....make sure you sign up for her blog as it is full of eye candy as are the sites she creates!

I'll leave you with some wonderful chill out samba 
I discovered from the movie 

 about the legendary Brazilian Formula 1 driver....
Amazing documentary by the way.  
Check it out if you have the chance....

Thanks for following....and wish me luck!



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