I've been thinking a lot lately about what I want out of life. Every day passes so quickly and it seems like before I can turn around, time is just slipping away. Seasons change and now, with the first day of October, fall is finally here again.
As a young child and then a teenager, I thought time passed so slowly...I found myself moving from one dreaded thing to the next (homework, growing pains, waiting to grow up). I was always hoping for the next thing to hurry up and arrive. My…Continue
- Branding your Home -
Most would assume these two concepts do not go together. But for me, I believe anything can be branded to represent your style, home, family and personality. A brand can be brought to life through your business, lifestyle, personal style, event and home. Today, I'll be talking about how to develop a brand for your home and implement into all aspects from interiors to…Continue
Added by Emily McCarthy on August 19, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Do you remember your 21st birthday and the year that followed? Most are just out of college, or almost there - rarely touting “I’ve got it all together.” The story is a bit different for Devyn Miller, a 21 year old entrepreneur, approaching the co-ownership of a salon where she’s worked since high school. Having launched her own cosmetic line, Nine One Two cosmetics- opening the web store on May 31 - the response has been…Continue
Added by Cyle Augusta Lewis on July 8, 2014 at 11:34pm — No Comments
“Summertime", Gershwin’s ode to the South’s trophy season is as true a song that is. “When the living is easy...” - or perhaps it’s simply too hot to be in a hurry - we all slow down, and it’s in the slowing down that we find time to savor and relish the finest moments of the season...and those moments need a soundtrack.
Let me introduce you to what you’ve been looking for, but didn’t know you needed: the soundtrack to…
Added by Cyle Augusta Lewis on June 10, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments
I'm bringing you all things Southern from the National Stationery Show in NYC this week! Reporting to you live from the Big Apple, these are my favorite Southern finds and stationery designers. What better way to support our Southern community than with the likes of paper luxuries.
Here's a quick highlight of my fabulous finds:…Continue
Added by Emily McCarthy on May 20, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Art Gallery Showcases New Paintings by Tom Nielsen, ASMA
For more information: Dayna Caldwell: 912-638-3017, Dayna@LeftBankArtGallery.com
St. Simons Island—Left Bank Art Gallery will celebrate art of the G8 Summit held on Sea Island in 2004 for the tenth anniversary.…Continue
Added by Millie Wilcox on May 20, 2014 at 12:59pm — No Comments
Remember the days of Saturday morning cartoons on tap from 7AM till Noon? Magical and imaginative, evoking wonder - as a kid I soaked them in like a sponge. As a parent, I now pay for Disney movies on the big screen, a monthly Netflix subscription, and buy DVDs almost monthly of...…Continue
"Dan's work is like a piano sonata. One hand is architecture, the other decorating. Together, beautiful music is made." - Norman Askins, architect
Last night, the …
Added by Catherine M. Austin on March 9, 2014 at 1:54pm — No Comments
Trina Turk Boutique
Designed by Kelly Wearstler
Our trip to Palm Springs was thanks to the gracious and generous Trina Turk.…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on February 9, 2014 at 8:28pm — No Comments
Norma's at The Parker Palm Springs
With an annual 350 days of sunshine and 73 degree winter days, Palm Springs is the PERFECT destination for a long weekend getaway. The dining, shopping, culture,…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on February 7, 2014 at 6:06pm — No Comments
I came across a wonderful blog over the holidays that described design styles based on one's astrological sign. I thought it would be fun to take a stab at creating a room for an Aquarius based on the description below from StyleatHome....
The moment I met…Continue
I was delighted to see Mitchell Black Home featured in the February's "Most Wanted" column of W Magazine. Mitchell Pennell is the creative force behind the company. Designers are always on the hunt for wall decor and it has become increasingly difficult to find items that are affordable, well made, and unique in concept. When we saw his work at High Point last fall, it was certainly a…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on January 14, 2014 at 12:09pm — No Comments
Bendall Box, Clutch and Cuff in Moonstone
I have a serious weakness for any kind of stone....chalcedony, moonstone, malachite, rose quartz, turquoise, laboradite, and the list goes on...The new market…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on January 13, 2014 at 6:45pm — No Comments
I was asked to serve my pickles at Atlanta Eats TV show's holiday shindig. The party took place at Establishment, the newest restaurant to open in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta. My husband and I love a good party... so we packed up a few cases of our pickled okra, beans, green tomatoes,…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on January 1, 2014 at 12:01pm — No Comments
"Make sure to keep a glass of champagne handy at all times. The week is known to get overwhelming."
-The Huffington Post
This year I decided to sit out Art Basel and I am TOTALLY regretting it, especially when…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on December 5, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments
Update: When The Wall Street Journal published its "Best of 2013" issue, writer Julie V. Iovine placed the Kimbell Art Museum addition in the number one spot for architecture. To quote from her December 27th story,…Continue
"If we all shop small, it will be huge!"
I ran this post two years ago on the second annual Small Business Saturday and have added a few more to the list....Here of my favorite Charlotte design and fashion haunts that are all run by small business owners that are incredibly talented, chic and stylish. Shop away!…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on November 30, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow. -Melanie Beady…Continue
Added by Catherine M. Austin on November 27, 2013 at 2:52pm — No Comments