when you’ve got the blues.

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the nice stuff collector. i’ve a got a wee case of the blues these days. anyone else? there’s so much divisiveness in the air after our election and i worry about it — i just can’t seem to shake it. but i’m trying to have faith and feel empowered by so much positive action being taken around the country by so many groups — especially on... 
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living with art.

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In this intimate manhattan home tour on domino, we get a unique peek into the brightly-lived life of artist Kate Schelter and family. Let’s just start by saying, the woman has a talent for a good gallery wall. i think her secret is in her own hand for painting, and seeing the wall itself as a canvas, as well as a place where her lust-worthy collection of art comes to... 
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an artist’s peaceful retreat.

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the peaceful, creamy color palette of this stunning light-filled apartment in madrid is what grabbed my eye first. it’s a carefully curated and eclectic mismatched mix of pastel and pattern, including some very unique geometric pattern tiled floors in each and every room. featured on nuevo estilo, it’s the 1940’s home of spanish abstract photographer itziar... 
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on trend: jewel tones.

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nicole franzen photography. as i mentioned last friday, the seasons are a-changing. and plum, purple, mauve, lavender — whatever you prefer to call it, i’m seeing these pretty jewel tones popping up everywhere. from fall fashions to fainting sofas, purple would appear to be very en vogue. shades of pale purple, eggplant and mauve paired with soft hues of gray,... 
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at home in amsterdam.

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this is just one of the coolest spaces i’ve seen in a while. featured on vtwonen it’s the historic 1892 home of artist Jasper Krabbé in amsterdam. it reminded me a little bit of the malibu airbnb i stayed in a few months ago — mostly because of the big abstract canvas paintings, which i’m coveting — why can’t i paint like that? the artist’s... 
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