Saturday, October 22, 2011

Soothing. Inspiring. Dreaming.

After 7 years of living in Venice I finally took the leap and moved away from the beach!  I'm pretty sure I had an anxiety attack.  I thought I was going to miss it like crazy!  I was scared of all these new the new shower being too small, the light fixtures not being right, parking, the location of the stove,  and all these silly things.   But I LOVE my new home and I really don't miss my old home one bit.  I let it go and moved on.  And with this I want to get rid of all of my old stuff, my rainbow bright colored stuff, and just clear the choas out of my home.  I have been so inspired by the interior of this modern Australian farmhouse and would move here in an instant.  I want to infuse as much of this style into my home as possible.  I've gradually been getting rid of some of my favorite pieces and am still looking for more perfect pieces to create our soothing modern yet eclectic home!

And here's a glimpse inside our new home. 

There's a lot of work to be done, but this space will continue to keep me inspired!  We'll be shopping for the following: New Rug, Pillows, Curtains, Paint Color, Shelves, Lamps, Plants, and the list goes on!  I'll post pics as I go!
images via Design Files

Friday, October 21, 2011

Live By This.

I try, and I am going to continue to try, and I am going to continue to try even harder to live by this every single day.   


Hotel Du Marc of Veuve Clicquot

The Hôtel du Marc is a HOME. We like to think that ''Architects build houses. Human beings build homes''. The Hôtel du Marc is soulful, warm, inviting; a memorable place and experience.
Sabina Belli

The detail.
traditional elegance meets red  neon chandelier by Jugnet + Clairet.

the reflection.
that moulding. that floor. that sculpture. that wall color.
such simple elegance.
stunning.  like fine jewelry.
the experience.

Gosh wouldn't it be wonderful to be one of the first lucky guests to stay at the newly renovated Hotel Du Marc of Veuve Clicquot in Reims, France.  Well Costas over at Yatzer was and I'm a bit jealous!  All I have is a Veuve Clicquot pillow that an unnamed someone somehow managed to bring back from a party in New Zealand.  I guess this pillow, these amazing photos, and this interview with Sabina, the International Marketing Manager, and the first lady behind Bruno Moinard's incredible design will just take my breath away for now!  Until next time...when hopefully I'll be sipping on some champagne and experiencing this for myself! xx