Category Archives: Studies

new patterns

By now I’m sure you’ve heard that the New York design firm, Tilton Fenwick, has released their new fabric line for Duralee.  Check it out here.  I’ve been wrestling with finding a fabric for our bay house that encompasses our main colors, and a few of these look  interesting.  Of course this means I would have to actually […]
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wednesday white

It’s a chilly 37 degrees at the beach this morning, which automatically makes me think of warm spaces filled with layers of texture and white.  Here are a few of my favorite images from IKEA family live magazine, starting with this cozy living room in France.  Love this massive fireplace nestling a wood stove. I […]
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I was moved by something yesterday.  A thank you.  A courteous, genuine, email expressing thanks for simply being mentioned on this little blog.  Yes, friends, Tom Scheerer is not only one of the most influential designers of our time, but a perfect gentleman.  He didn’t have to send me a note.  He’s probably one of […]
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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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