Posts Tagged ‘Interior Design’

The Makeover…Part 1..sumptuous couture design

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

The Makeover…Part 1..sumptuous couture design

We have been doing a makeover in the kitchen and adjoining family room….I call our style the Epitome of “The American Girl who is a world traveller”…we love to embrace the world and incorporate our travels into our designs. keeping a very classic timeless american girl style….We love chic couture designs that are timeless and [...]

Whats on Your Bookcase

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Whats on Your Bookcase

I love books and have a wonderful collection throughout our home.  From the great classics, History, Travel, Design, Children’s, easy fun beach reads and hundreds of cookbooks collected both nearby and all over the world.  We have bookcases everywhere. From jam packed simple modern white to antique hutches and bookshelves in our children’s rooms. My [...]

Greetings from Stockbridge Massachusetts

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Greetings from Stockbridge Massachusetts

“I just love Stockbridge.  I mean, Stockbridge is the best of America, the best of New England.”
Norman Rockwell

Hello from quaint lovely Stockbridge MA. in the Berkshires.  Home of the famous Red Lion Inn Restaurant, The Norman Rockwell museum, Famous Tanglewood a cultural mecca, The Botanical Gardens, quaint boutiques, outlet shopping and lovely historic Main Street.
Here [...]

Feeling Marvelous and Merry

Friday, November 27th, 2009

Feeling Marvelous and Merry

Hello my Friends, I hope your Holiday was lovely and you ate, drank and were very very Merry.  We certainly had one Marvelous time here at La Maison Parisienne.  Everything was lovely.  Now we are full speed ahead plotting, planning and designing a most glorious Holiday Season.  We finished our annual Gingerbread House a couple [...]

Creating Comfort and Joy

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Creating Comfort and Joy

 
~A change of plans~
Our plans changed drastically Friday evening.  We had planned to ‘party-hop’, starting off at our friend’s house for ‘Boys night out’ I’m hell bent on becoming the queen of  darts. Then we were heading off to our neighbors and good friends for an 80′s themed birthday party.
We had fun costumes planned, I [...]

My Mod Green Lust Piece

Friday, June 12th, 2009

My Mod Green Lust Piece

This piece has me in a tizzy, is that even a word and is that how you spell it?? …I want it, I need it , I have to have it. I absolutely have no place to put it. I’m searching around my home for a place for it. Its so cool that I want [...]

Missoni in the Garden Room

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Missoni in the Garden Room

my friends love to get a cocktail and just hang out on my Missoni floor cushions and ottomans. I love the Missoni throw pillows. What fabulous color

the garden room, complete with a lantern found in Santorini Greece
My favorite watering can. The French Blue is so lovely
Hosting the Cafe et Croissants group of [...]

A Can of Gold Spray Paint

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

A Can of Gold Spray Paint

I forgot to take the “before” picture, maybe I’ll find one eventually to show the comparison. Many years ago I was given this old old old chair by an equally old old old woman (who BTW, had fabulous style!!) She didn’t want it anymore and I was a young 2o something girl who needed [...]

View from our stone bedroom window

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

View from our stone bedroom window

a window box in our bedroom window is filled year round, in the Spring it has cheerful pansies to greet us in the morning
looking from our window in the evening..down on the lettuce and herb garden, we also play a lot of card games here all summer long under the tent
on the [...]