Category Archives: Design

what really makes a home beautiful

There are images of beautiful and perfect houses all around us – whether it’s pinterest, instagram, blogs (ahem), magazines, movies, or maybe another home on your street.  Sometimes it’s easy to feel the pressure of wanting things to be better…or even perfect.  I let go of the idea of perfection ages ago, but confess that […]

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design tip: the white planter pop

I love adding a modern white container with fresh green plants on a tabletop or stack of books.  It’s an instant pop of style and great way to break up any stuffiness in a traditional setting.  For me, I find succulents to be the most versatile and hardy plants to keep alive.  A little inspiration […]

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3 pretty things

1. Did you ever see Rita Konig’s California home tour in Elle Decor this spring?  Such a family friendly home with endless classic beauty.  Tour here. 2.  Peter and the kids gave me this candle to me for my bday and I love it.  The glass container and top is gorgeous on a tabletop and […]

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summer entertaining in white

This Hamptons scene from Architectural Digest is my idea of perfection and relaxed elegance.  Trying to imagine a meal right there with no swarming children, arguing teens, or dirty dishes…just me and my husband enjoying a quiet meal.  Daydream mode officially activated. I put together a stylish and affordable way you can incorporate this summery, […]

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    SeletaI‘m Seleta, a city girl living the beach life with my husband, fabulous four offspring, happy horses and frisky fur babies. A former TV personality turned Designer, I love to share the sparkly side of life. Read more here.
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