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The Private House Co. In Design Quarter was my favourite home decor stop. Beautifully laid out and displayed, it almost looked as tho you could move in. An emphasis on […]
Beechwood Gardens in Johannesburg, South Africa opened to the public for a charity fundraiser by Gardens of the Golden City. A gorgeous home and 3.4 acre garden originally designed and built in the 1940s.
Marble sculpture of the Greek Goddess Nike from the second century BC. My pick to see in the Louvre. There were three of us and we only had a couple […]
It was a perfect Sunday afternoon to enjoy Van Dusen Gardens with friends. I lucked out with some beautiful photos today that I wish to share with you. this just […]
Tofino and Ucluelet BC are a little piece of paradise, and I love to visit as often as I am able. The internationally renowned and award winning Wickaninnish Inn is […]
I was fortunate see inside a very unique barn space that I am excited to share with you. This amazing living space is created with a 1640s barn structure from Portsmouth, England. The […]
This beautiful Villa and garden have been in the San Guiliano family for over 800 years. The estate includes the chapel, below, a South American inspired garden from a stay […]
How thrilling to be standing in a Greek Theater from the third century B.C., overlooking Mt. Etna and the Ionian Sea and Taromina. Aside from the spectacular views, the Teatro […]
Villa Cimbrone in RAVELLO, high on the Amalfi Coast, offers spectacular panoramic views, from the part of the estate appropriately called The Terrace of Infinity… The estate dates to the […]
With over 160 varieties of roses and 1300 ornamental trees, the beautiful Ninfa Gardens have been called both the most romantic and the best in the world. Located two hours […]
Villa d’Este was Built in the 1550’s by Ipolito d’Este, grandson to Cardinal Borgia. It is famous for its water features, as Ipolito hired French engineers for the hydrolics as […]
I write this particular post as I feel that there is a general lack of awareness of the interior design profession and even misinformation created by makeover shows and the unrealistic expectations that come from them.
Vancouver Heritage Foundation offers evening lectures at the beautiful Hycoft Manor in Shaughnessy. I attended one this evening featuring master gardener and local author Christine Allen. Here are some of […]
The Hoover Dam was the greatest dam of its day, and the only one of its kind. It is still a world-renowned structure and is a National Historic Landmark. Construction […]