I am going to make everything around me beautiful. That will be my life. -Elsie de Wolfe

Casual Friday: Happy Daydreams

Happy Friday! All week, this image of Charlotte Moss’ townhouse has been giving me  the breath of life. I thought I’d share in case you needed the fresh air too. {image via mrs. blandings} I’m wishing you awesome daydreams this weekend. I know this image above is one of mine.

Endangered: A House Supreme

While watching the CBS Early Show, I saw a segment featuring jazz legend John Coltrane’s Home. The home where Coltrane once composed A Love Supreme, used to look like this: {source} Once full of  cool, jazzy mid-century swagger, the family home of John and Alice Coltrane is now on the… 

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Haworth @ ICFF

Hi everyone! Please pardon my petite pause yesterday. I needed a day to recover from my  fun, whirlwind NYC trip for ICFF. While I was there I scoped beautiful inspiring things from textiles to furnishings and wanted to run away with most of it. Of course I refrained, but did… 

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Campion Platt at the Corcoran

Yesterday, after work, I high-tailed it to the Corcoran to attend an alumni reception,  lecture and book signing for NYC-based Architect and Designer Campion Platt. After attending an Alumni Reception where I got the opportunity to meet and chat with Mr. Platt  prior to the lecture, I also caught up… 

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Wednesday’s Perfect Room

I’m not sure where this place  is, but my goodness, it’s gorgeous! Just look at the architecture and the pattern filling this space. {via  pinterest} Also, I can’t get enough of the stained glass windows washing the walls with color. Isn’t amazing that a space, filled will so much color,… 

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Lessons From Josephine Baker’s House

When I was in Grad School, one of my professors introduced me to the  home of Josephine Baker, an unbuilt design by architect Adolf  Loos. The poor man was so smitten, by Miss J  that he designed a home for her. I’m thinking that when it came to his most… 

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Wednesday’s Perfect Room

Well, hello gorgeous bathroom!!! Aren’t you luxurious? This space was designed by interior designer, stylist and Contributing editor for Elle Magazine Tamzin Greenhill (ummm …hello dream job) . This serene beauty is filled with lovely details that redefine bathroom. This really is a retreat. In case you were wondering that… 

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For the Birds

I absolutely adore these modern Birdhouses found at Anthropologie. These avian homesteads are designed with the needs urban bird in mind. the rowhome the carriage house the modern barn the duplex the whole hood These homes were designed for Anthropologie, by the architecture, landscape and design firm Austin + Mergold… 

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Inspired by Nothing

Take a look at the inspiring cardboard office from the Amsterdam creative  advertising agency, Nothing. Yup, that’s right, the interior architecture is made of cardboard. The gorgeously quirky office space was designed by Alrik Koudenburg and Joost Van Bleiswijk, who conceived the space to be like working in a sketchbook… 

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Wednesday’s Perfect Room

This beautiful Ghanian Home of Architect Joe Osae Addo and Sara Asafu-Adjaye has long been an inspiration. The home is a story of  sustainability;  of a long distance love and in design.  Addo and Adjaye met in high school. Years Later, they became reacquainted and love followed, while Addo was… 

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