Treasures Category Archives

Addicted to Beauty

I am a bit old school in so many ways even though I am constantly pushing myself to stay technology savy.  I prefer a catalog to the internet while researching products for clients.  I delight in a handwritten note over an email.  I always look to pen and paper first for conceptual design.  I take calligraphy classes. I often send printed photos to my family in the mail.  And, I still enjoy thumbing …

That Gifty is Nifty

I think we all want our gifts to be clever and appropriate for the receiver.  If you are feeling like you need some ideas this season, my personal top favorites might give you a bit of help.  So, here it goes… Hermes Apple Watch – How fabulous is this?!?! Griffin stand – A must have accessory for the Apple Watch. I love the way it acts as …

Out Of Necessity

They used everything fully, and repurposed everything. From an artist perspective, I enjoy how they made quilts and rugs from worn out clothing and even made jewelry from women’s hair.

Pieces From The Past

My roots in Arkansas and Texas take me to some of the best antiquing in the south.  I’ve spent many a day working the New Orleans shops and bargaining with dealers all over the Dallas and Houston areas to name a few. Buying a vintage or antique item is fun!  There is almost always a story or history to share.  If not, there is the …

MAD ABOUT MURANO

I’m quite smitten with the vintage Murano glass and have been for quite some time. I’ve always admired the work of Dallas designer, Jan Showers, who has given many Murano glass pieces a new life on her forever glamourous projects. Murano glass dates back centuries, but the lovelies that land here in the U.S. are most likely collectibles from travels to Italy or thru the …