Monthly Archives: July 2012

On Our Radar: Ryan Mennealy Ceramics

July 31, 2012
We were recently introduced to the work of ceramic aficionado, Ryan Mennealy, and instantly fell head over heels. Based in Southern California, he creates gorgeous one of a kind pieces each more unique than the last.  His vases and bowls are all stunners, but true to form we hav... READ MORE >

Design Crush: Furbish Studio

July 27, 2012
Ok – I have a confession to make…I think I might have a little design crush on Furbish Studio. Call it puppy love, but they have got it going ON over there.  Owner Jamie Meare’s blog I Suwanee is one of my daily reads, and her recent post of a client’s ho... READ MORE >

Hillary’s Quick Tips for Refreshing a Room

July 24, 2012
hillary thomas designs room with patterned lampshade
OK…we know you all have those rooms in your home that are in need of a little pick-me-up. Rooms that really have all the right pieces, but are just missing a little life. Or perhaps, you are planning to completely overhaul the room, but that isn’t happening until your... READ MORE >

It’s 5:00 Somewhere!

July 18, 2012
Hi dolls!  Summer cocktail-ing is in full swing and we are simply over the moon about it.  As firm believers of the “5:00 somewhere” theory (proven fact, by the way) we think it’s never too early to start the party.  I’ve been seeing lots of very “... READ MORE >

The Gardens of Dawnbridge

July 16, 2012
Tony Duquette’s fantastical Dawnbridge has long been on my list of homes that I would love to visit. Dawnbridge is located in Los Angeles and was Tony and Elizabeth Duquette’s home for the majority of their married life. The house is an over the top expression of crea... READ MORE >

Can this outfit be a room?

July 12, 2012
In case you missed it, Hillary was featured on the Tory Burch blog this past weekend wearing some seriously fab threads.  Between the chic tailored jacket, the navy stripe detail on her top, and those gold chain sandals it was the perfect sophisticated summer look. And I need no... READ MORE >

What I Wore: My Tory Burch Outfit

July 10, 2012
  Many of my friends who saw me featured on the Tory Burch blog this past weekend were all abuzz about my outfit. YES…it was all Tory Burch from top to bottom! I just LOVED the bright red pants mixed with the more conservative cream and navy top  – très chic! I... READ MORE >

Just Pin It, Baby!

July 5, 2012
Here is Hillary’s fun and ever changing office inspiration board. It’s got everything on it from dream jewelry to inspirational color combinations.  It even has a very fab monogram …   Now here is Hillary going high-tech with her virtual pinboards on Pinte... READ MORE >

Inspired by: the 4th of July

July 3, 2012
The 4th of July is here and we couldn’t be more fired up about it.  Outdoor parties, summer cocktails, and an excuse to wear stripes…what more could a girl ask for? All this patriotism got us thinking what a fab color palette red white and blue is.  Crisp, clean, pr... READ MORE >

A Slim Aarons Summer…

July 2, 2012
Why do these photographs by the legendary photographer Slim Aarons have us dreaming of a life lived decades ago? Maybe we dream of a time when men actually wore jackets for cocktails and women changed their outfits 3 times a day… Or maybe we just want to wear a bathing cap ... READ MORE >