Your Author Story – 10 Questions with John Phifer Marrs

Sep 10, 2021 |

Dinner parties at Michelle Nussbaumer’s home are always memorable but one memory that espeically makes me smile this Fall was a conversation with John Phifer Marrs.  The dinner was hosted by AD and included so many stylish Dallasites, John among them.  He pulled me to the side and asked me about working with Gibbs Smith…

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The Misette Table

Sep 5, 2021 |

I was thrilled when I was connected to Misette table and asked to tablescape with their amazing linens and china.  I just love their playful and modern looks that make any table FUN!  Misette was founded on the idea that time around the table enhances our lives through connection, something that I wholeheartedly believe.  They…

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Your Author Story – 10 Questions with Summer Nilsson

Aug 28, 2021 |

I’m so excited to have ten questions with Author Summer Nilsson.  Summer is a seasoned CEO, consultant, entrepreneur and marketing veteran who has represented some of the biggest names in publishing, fashion and arts including People, Who What Wear, Food Network Magazine, House Beautiful, and many more. She is the founder and CEO of Loodor…

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Giveaway with Wipstitch

Two of my favorite hobbies in one!  I fell in love with this needlepoint canvas of Prada Marfa when I first saw it!  We happened to have a trip on the calendar to West Texas at the time so I promptly ordered a set for each of the ladies going ...
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Bauble Stockings in Blue

I've been a fan of Bauble Stockings since I first learned about them a few years ago.  They are based on one of my favorite things, a family tradition!  Click here to read the lovely story behind this fantastic product from the company's founder, Kate Stewart.  Whether it holds jewelry, ...
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July Favorites

I can't believe how this month has flown by!  There has been a great deal of work and a whole lot of fun on my calendar! -We are in the first stages of planning my next collaboration with Antonio Melani for Summer 2022 and I am so excited!  It will ...
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Massimo Lunardon Glass on Sale!

I've always had a thing for hand blown glass with color and witty character.  Massimo Lunardon Glass has mastered the art of creating special glass pieces that make you stop in your tracks and smile.  Since 1996, Massimo Lunardon has created decorative art that is functional too.  Although what really ...
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A Celebration of Family

It was so wonderful to finally be able to gather together and celebrate the patriarch of the wonderful family I married in to.  The Whitman family is a special group of talented and kind people and I'm honored to be a part of it for the last 16 years!  My ...
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Celebrate Independence Day

What a wonderful occasion to celebrate!  America's Independence and the freedoms we have because of the brave men and women who fought for it are worthy of being honored this weekend. I love to study history but it wasn't until I watched HBO's John Adams miniseries that I truly understood ...
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Celebrate Eight!

She wanted ONE thing for her birthday: A sleepover!  Our daughter Millie is turning 8 next week and to celebrate, she had only one request: a few friends, swimming, a movie night and a sleepover!  Because it was the first sleepover for many of the girls, we decided to give ...
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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021

The elegant but cheeky bottle opener by Godinger Silver is available for immediate delivery from ShopKSW - $30 If your father likes to take his time sipping at his favorite drink, check out BottleKeepers.  They make a Can, Bottle and Tall Boy size. I love this Maple Grain finish but ...
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Tablescapes at Heritage Auctions

If you share my passion for tablescapes, you are going to love the upcoming June 18th sale at Heritage Auctions. I was honored to be asked to come in last month and explore the racks in HA's decorative arts warehouse to create  tablescapes featuring some of the incredibly special lots ...
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A Garden Party in a Box

I am thrilled to join Casamia's amazing curated tablescape business with a collaboration created to help you host a garden party!  Casamia and I share a goal.  We both want to help you host seamlessly!  Their wonderful "party in a box" curations make hosting a breeze. I'm partial to our ...
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