Great Party Treat Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shot Glasses

Sweet Tooth blogger Erica came up with this amazing idea for chocolate covered strawberry shot glasses when you can take your shot and eat it too! {the recipe is here}

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Fabulous Apartment in Madrid filled with Art

art in interior

A fresh approach and sophisticated elegance characterize the work of Spanish decorator Isabel López-Quesada. In this chic Madrid apartment the hand of an expert left its mark.Her choice of natural, sprinkled with light touches of color textiles, is perfect; the beautiful wooden oak floor emphasizes the airy feel of the space, the [...]

Auction Finds: Pretty Settees


Victorian style three-seater love seat, 20th c Ladies salon sofa, 1860s, surmounted by times typical leaf and shell carved with acanthus leaves Unusual salon sofa, 1860s, with three medallion-shaped backs

American Rococo Revival American Rococo Revival laminated rosewood sofa



English Cottage Renovation

country home interior design

The owners of this charming English cottage won the Best Cottage category in the Period Living Readers’ Awards 2010. Built in 1860, the old Cotswold stone cottage that they purchased came with a large garden and a substantial list of structural problems. Trying to to keep the renovation costs down the [...]

‘Splendid Piratess’ Collection of Luxuriant Jewelry

Diamonds and sapphires, rubies and jade – the most precious jemstones in the sophisticated, elegant and mysterious collection by famous designers.Photo: Bruno Sabastia, model: Yulia Azarova Designers: Marie-Helene de Taillac, Jean Boggio, Helene Courtaigne Delalande, Alexander McQueen Boucheron, Jean Christophe, Jean Boggio

Chanel, Swarovski, Lorenz Baumer, Cartier

Lorenz Baumer, Repossi, Jean Boggio, [...]

‘Pink Castle’ in Atlanta

lux real estate

The Italian-style villa was built in the 1920s and features 6 bedrooms, a sun room and a ballroom. It’s been a family home for the current owners for 50 years, it hit the market last April ($3.5M, listing belongs to Beacham & Company Realtors; I didn’t check though, it might be sold [...]