Archive for April, 2012

I love to read. Books. Actual books. I love the feel of the bindings and the pages and I even love the smell of them, especially old books. But let’s move on. I have so many books I have run out of room and they set, forlorn I am sure, in the garage in boxes. […]


For a refreshing spring-like palette, try sunny yellow with aqua, the pairing is a twist on the traditional scheme of yellow and blue, offering a retro vibe. Throw in some beige or wood tones to keep it down to earth.  pb via 1 2 3


Absolutely stunning images from Mark Liata, Detroit native, who discovered photography at age 10 when his family moved to Chicago. He began assisting commercial photographers after high school and went on to attend Northern Illinois University, University of Illinois, and Columbia College where he received his BA in photography. After moving to Los Angeles in […]


Street Art

27Apr12

More outdoor art from around the world.  pb via 


Take it Outside

27Apr12

Spring has sprung and now is the time to carve out your outdoor niche no matter the size of your budget or space. Even if you have the tiniest balcony you can throw down a rug, add a chair and table, and add some plants to gain the perfect spot to enjoy the great outdoors. […]


We are pleased to now offer photography by local artist M. A. Buckner. She offers beautiful shots of our region with a focus on the multitude of equine activities that occur here in Kentucky at our Churchill Downs and Keeneland racetracks. They are a great addition to your Derby decor or just to add an […]


These bubble rooms have added to two new hotels in France,Attrap’Rêves and Sky River , that offers guests the “outdoor sleeping” experience. The bubbles are around 13 feet in diameter and are mostly all transparent, they are the brainchild of French designer Pierre Stéphane.  The reason? “To create a Eco-friendly space, in that once the bubble is folded up, nature […]