Artist Spotlight: Dale Chihuly @ The Dallas Arboretum


World renowned artist, Dale Chihuly, who’s famous for his use of bold colors and abundance of imagination, now has his garden sculptures at the Dallas Arboretum! These beautiful pieces premiered at the arboretum on May 5th and are “expected to draw record attendance,” says AT&T’s regional vice-president Holly Reed. AT&T is presenting the exhibit, and … Continue reading

IIDA Cre8 2012 : Cinderella


Hello all!  Last week was just crazy so this post is coming to you a little late….but better late than never!  We wanted to wait until after the Cre8 event so that we could show you some pics from the night.  If you’re not familiar with the event, it benefits CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), … Continue reading

Fortuny Venezia’s Very Fortunate History


This week, Amy & I were invited to experience the introduction of Fortuny Venezia’s new fabric collection, Colourismo at Elloise Abbott’s Showroom at the International Design Center. The fabrics were new and exciting, but most of all we enjoyed hearing Maury Riad give the details of Fortuny’s history. Mariano Fortuny was born in 1871 in … Continue reading

Made by Nature, Beautiful by Design


With Spring just blooming, we’ve been inspired to write about nature and all the beautiful hues that surround us (especially with all this rain we’ve had!) and how we utilize these hues with interiors.  This blog is full of info so try to stay focused! ——————— Since the beginning, man has used flowers and plants … Continue reading

Freshen Up This Spring – Cleaning and Designing Tips for 2012


Spring is just around the corner!  We can feel the air getting a little warmer and the sun is brighter and staying around longer as each day passes.  The grass is sprouting in gorgeous shades of greens and the flowers and trees are starting to bloom their wonderful spring hues.  Along with all the beautiful … Continue reading