Monthly archive March, 2010

Sometimes Things Don’t Change

I was flipping through some old photos from my visit to the castle of Versailles with David (by the way, it was amazing!). I noticed this unusual chair from Marie Antoinette’s vacation home on the grounds of Versailles… and the color scheme made me think of this more contemporary seat… not much similarity but it...

Hands On!

For those of you that don’t know, I am finishing my last semester of school at MTSU studying Interior Design. It has been a long journey and I am so excited to get out into the world and see what I can make of it! This semester I am finishing my final two design classes...

Come On In!

Who wouldn’t want to enter a home with such a simple, elegant foyer like this? Over the weekend, I was browsing through a few of my old Domino magazine issues and I ran into this vignette… I love the old and new styles in combination with a graphic pop of orange. It reminds me of this...

Early Weekend Tidbit…

Rain, roller coaster temperatures, budding trees, occasional sunny skies, and daffodils…yes, it’s Spring time.

Finding the Cheer in Rain

I’m trying to keep a positive perspective on our current rainy weather. I know, I know…the importance and blessing of a good, solid rain is significant but really I just want to see a happy, sunny sky…today is an attempt to discover some cheer amidst the rain.   “I am sure it is a great mistake...

Looking Forward with a Vision

Continuing with yesterday’s theme of vision and an intentioned life, today I am sharing my style vision board for this next season (or year…somtimes it changes). I have plans for a major multi-season wardrobe overhaul (clothes, shoes, jewelry, etc.) but before I begin, I need a clear idea of what it is that I want,...

Channeling a Vision…

Recently I have been following the amazing Jess and all her contributors at Make Under My Life blog. Besides her beautiful jewelry business, she shares many helpful and motivational messages each day and slowly but surely I am finding the time and means to try them out. One of my favorite ideas (and the central...

Music and Passion

Today I want to introduce you to an incredible man with an inspiring passion for music and life, Benjamin Zander. He has a strong message and a beautiful way of sharing it. If you have a moment in your hectic day to stop and listen and be inspired, please do! You won’t think of music...

First Colors of Spring

It’s so exciting to see the drab trees lining our streets and yards begin to turn a funny kind of brown/orange/green…then you know that color is just around the corner. I mentioned a few days ago that I felt like our Tennessee trees were just about to bloom and guess what…now they are! I saw...

Let’s Make a Room Out of This

Now I want to see these lovely looks translate into a room! Anyone remember Domino Mag’s Inspiration Column “Can This Outfit Be Turned Into a Room?”…one of my favorites. The elements are subtle but it really communicates the essence of the season to me. Plus, I love the little ballerina so perfectly perched in the...

Season In Review: Part 3

And a playful retro flashback couldn’t be denied… And lest I forget…Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This is kind of what I’m feeling today. Green and rain!

Season In Review: Part 2

Bold accents and exotic influences made a strong stand…

Season In Review: Part 1

In case you didn’t know, Fashion Week in New York, London, Milan, and Paris for the Fall 2010 season recently finished it’s run. Fall 2010? You mean six months from now?…yes, exactly. This is a situation just waiting for fashion dyslexia. I can barely keep track of my daily to do list, just how am...

Weekend Tidbit

Do you know the sensation of having “excited eyes”? I don’t have any other words to describe it but that. It’s when you look at an image or scene and every time you return, it holds the same interest and energy as before…something about it strongly connects with you. Well, I felt that way when...

Finding a focus on simplicity…

As I continue to be inspired by last weekend’s dance conference, I find myself noticing the art of movement and the body more frequently than usual. These gorgeous photos are some I found a while back and have been saving for the just the right occasion. Now seems right.

Being Moved…

Hello again! I’m back from another full week of activity and learning. This past weekend I participated in the American College Dance Festival Association Southeastern Regional Conference, which was hosted at MTSU where I attend college. It was an exhausting week of classes, lectures, and dance concerts, but by the end of it I was...

Ok, I’m Definitely Ready!

The weather keeps getting prettier and prettier and I think my mood is finally changing…I just forgot how much I love the sun and blue skies. Today’s post is to express my Spring-time musings. And these shots from Anthropologie’s Spring 2010 catalog are just the thing… So, maybe headwear bouquets aren’t the most practical accessory...

Break for Spring

In honor of Spring Break (that begins tomorrow) I’m posting this beautiful Mark Shaw vintage photograph…this is the kind of break that I want! Isn’t she gorgeous? Hope you all are getting some better weather this week…I think we are and I am so excited. Despite the joys of pretty coats, warm tweed gloves, and...

How to Properly…Show Off Your Bling!

Earlier this week I referred to some really cool blogs I had discovered and told you I would be sharing soon. So, here it is… Make Under My Life…one of the most exciting finds in a while! This jewelry designer of Jess LC, based out of Chicago, writes an inspirational blog in which she shares...

Elegance & Honesty

Here’s an inspiring short video to put things into perspective.  I think every woman and girl should listen to this message. Thank you Isaac! *Click the Title below to watch. Watch Isaac: Elegance & Honesty *You will need to give the video a moment to load.

I Love Surprises…

…And sometimes that simply  means running into something sweet that you didn’t expect. Last week I discovered this adorable little shop on my way home from visiting yet another hotel for school. I finished my research earlier than expected so I took a drive down Broadway in Nashville and something caught my eye. I couldn’t...

The Age Old Question…What is Art?

I had planned a completely different post for you this morning and then last night I ran across this idea from Seth Godin (via several other blogs that I can’t wait to tell you all about). He absolutely blew me away! I knew immediately that this was something I needed to share. I think the...

MTSU Interior Design 2010 Student Showcase

Many of you have heard me talk about the Student Showcase I spent the past three months coordinating with the MTSU Student Chapter of ASID/IIDA (that may not mean anything to you…that scrabble of letters stands for two separate professional organizations). It was a crazy and exciting experience and one in which I learned a...