Black or White Kitchen

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Black vs. White   WHITE     BLACK I did tons of research a few years ago when I designed my kitchen. I was too indecisive and ended up with white cabinets and a black island with marble that was not honed. That was…

Gypset Really is a thing….

GYPSET~ It really is a thing. Characterized by their need for alternative travel and lifestyle, Gypsetters fuse the ease and style of a gypsy with the sophistication and global reference of the jet set. Gypsetters are entrepreneurs, artists, designers, surfers, trust funders and writers who embrace the unconventional and wanderlust…

Stark White South African Beach House

Follow my blog with Bloglovin My Ultimate Inspiration ~ This gorgeous South African beach house is located on the West Coast. The stunning and simple open floor plan exudes clean minimalism while embracing the natural elements of the Cape. Incorporating my two favorite materials, bright whites with indigenous wood. The open…

Rattan Furniture

I’ve always loved rattan. I think it adds a certain tropical vacation vibe. Wicker and rattan furniture was created in America and not in Asia as many assume. Ships would leave China bound for America with a variety of goods. Raw cane rattan was used to secure the…

Woven Pendant Lights

Woven of natural materials such as bamboo, rattan, jute or seagrass, these pendant lights are a great way to soften a room….especially a modern one. Woven pendants are equally at home indoors as they are beneath a pergola or covered outdoor porch. These gorgeous hand made rattan lights…

Australian Splashback

My love of Australian architecture and design is something I’m trying to incorporate (copy exactly!) into our Laguna Beach, California beach house. Australian architecture has generally been consistent with architectural trends in the Western world, with some special adaptations to compensate for distinctive Australian climatic and cultural factors…

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