How inspiring is this shot of artist Stella Ehrich’s pastels laid out on her studio table?   If you ever read this blog, you know what one item I would run in and grab if my house was on fire – my son’s portrait by Stella Ehrich.  It was painted when he was four, almost…

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Y’all know how much I adore my friend Stella, not only for her amazing portraits, but also because she is such a dream to be around.  I hope you will set up a time to meet her when she comes to Dallas from September 1-8th.  She can talk you through the portrait process and show…

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It’s spring and that means that the amazing Stella Ehrich is headed back to Dallas!  I just love it when I get the email from her that she is headed my way.  She is one of the loveliest people I have had the pleasure to meet.  A few years ago, she painted a portrait of…

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2012 was full of some milestones for our family, including our son, JR’s, fifth birthday.  We wanted to commemorate the year by having his portrait painted and artist, Stella Ehrich, was the perfect person for the job.  The process was magical and the final portrait is even more special than we could’ve imagined.  What we…

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My Friday Favorites for your weekend enjoyment! ‘Tis the season for holiday parties. Decorator Phoebe Howard shares her top 10 tips for gracious holiday style. Krystal recently posted some wonderful photos from her “Winter Wonderland” party to celebrate her Idlewild debut. Take a look here. I was recently gifted GRACE: A Memoir, and I can’t…

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