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Swimming with My Mother

I saw the play Swimming with My Mother last night at the Guthrie Theatre's Dowling Studio.  It was very touching, and moving, particularly since I'm a mother, but also knowing the...

Nancy Mackenzie

Texture, fiber, found objects -- how could you not be totally in love with fiber artist Nancy Mackenzie's newest work at the Sticks and Stones show at Raymond Avenue Gallery in St. Paul,...

Concrete Tile Patterns

I am absolutely loving these concrete tiles I recently saw on Designboom by Mut design studio + atelier!  The pattern is called 'Drops'.  They are made from a mold so you...

Small Gold Treasure

Hi all!  I know this week I was going to continue with the Dining Room of a main floor project I am working on, but alas, I did not have...

Yin Yang – Nature and Design

Being in the design world, this picture speaks worlds to me. The integration of nature and manmade objects, which was actually my Masters thesis, is such a crucial part of design....

A Mirrored Wall Alternative

I love this wall of framed, antiqued mirrors by famed interior designer Kelly Wearstler for the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica, California.  It reminds me of two things: Initially it reminded me of...

Arts & Crafts Homes Magazine Photo Shoot

Hi All!  First off, I've recently switched my blog from Blogger.com to Wordpress.com and this is my first post on Wordpress, sooo just a little "beware", there may be a...

An Array of Pillows? Yes? No?

So often throw pillows are thought of as a mix and match way of bringing color and pattern to a room, AND so often, that is exactly what the room...

Grouping Photos and Artwork

Hi!  So often we all get in a rut with our daily list of endeavors, tasks, and responsibilities, that when it comes time to creativity, we forget to "think outside...