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

Vendor Spotlight: Pettigrew Luxury Showroom in Dallas, Texas


Hi all!  This week’s post is mostly eye candy with photos of the finished RSVP vignette in the beautiful Pettigrew Luxury Showroom located in the Dallas Design District.  We are extremely happy with how it turned out!  All the great people at Pettigrew were so wonderful to work with, too!  Thanks Ellie, Ryan, Patrick, Jim, … Continue reading

The Modern Garden


Have you noticed the move to mobile, modern gardens lately?  They’re everywhere!  Whether it’s a how-to on making your own, where to purchase the tools and materials, or  what plants are suitable for this application, we are fascinated with this movement.  It seems like everyone’s trying to be “green” in their own way, no matter … 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

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