Chinoiserie

Chinoiserie

I just love this amazing trompe l’oeil! Talk about taking a plain white box and turning it into  something fabulous! This apartment in Palm Beach decorated in chinoiserie style was posted on The Peak of Chic blog written by Jennifer Boles ( Jennifer has elegant...
Boucherie

Boucherie

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to dine at Boucherie. The minute I stepped in the place my heart skipped a beat. Could it be that the gaping hole that has been left in my restaurant line up since Pastis closed was about to be filled? I had such high hopes!...
Going for the Gold 

Going for the Gold 

Remember when gold was banished along with traditional furniture and decor? They were replaced with cleaner lines, chrome, nickel and oil rubbed finishes. Selling your once very expensive antiques to replace them with the more modern trends became impossible. I...
Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation

Over the past snowy weekend we were  pretty much stuck at home and my news years resolutions…well let’s just say I wasn’t so resolute.  Today I am back on the plan, despite my children being home for a snow day!  I have been lucky enough to find a...
Color Harmonies

Color Harmonies

I finished up my color class at the end of December, so I think it’s high time I finished writing about color harmonies on this blog! A snowy day is the perfect opportunity! We addressed monochromatic and complimentary color harmonies in prior posts. Since I...
Happy New Years!

Happy New Years!

Happy New Year!  I know I am a little late on the New Years post. However with just getting back from sunny Hollywood, Florida on Sunday and kids going back to school yesterday, now feels like the perfect time for this post. I have, since my children started going to...
Complimentary Color Harmonies

Complimentary Color Harmonies

Complimentary Color Harmony- Is Two Colors opposite each other on the 12 color wheel, with a range of tonal(lightness or darkness) and chromatic(saturation)values of both colors + the ever important range of neutrals.  The neutrals must vary from light to dark.Above...
Our entry renovation

Our entry renovation

We are lucky enough to have to have a great curved staircase in our front entry.  I always felt it was missing that grand feeling though. I went on Houzz  and saved all of the entries I love, one thing stood out.  All the entry ways I loved had...
First Blog

First Blog

Hello my name is Brooke, this is my first blog! The idea or  intention of  this blog would be to chronicle and share my experiences and inspirations as I pursue my passion for interior design.  I have been a stay at home mom since the birth of my daughter 12 years...