February 2013

“Empty Nester’s” Curated by Benedict August

by Benedict August on February 28, 2013

Your kids have all moved out, you’ve got the house all to yourselves, why not make it a beautiful retreat getaway that you’re excited to come home to!  Sounds like a plan to me! Image: http://projectdecor.com/master-retreat/5191

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Beautiful…Chandeliers

by Benedict August on February 27, 2013

Image: Grand Central Terminal  

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5 Obsessions: Offices

by Benedict August on February 26, 2013

Images: 1. Benedict August, 2. Design Sponge, 3. www.moooi.com, 4. www.houzz.com, 5. www.pinterest.com  

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Flower of the Week: 02.23.13

by Benedict August on February 23, 2013

Image: Sally Matthews Art

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Inspiring Minds: Dorothy Draper

by Benedict August on February 22, 2013

“The Drab Age is over.  Color is coming into its own again.  Until very Recently people were literally scared out of their wits by color.  Perhaps this was a hangover from our puritan ancestors.  But whatever the reason, brown, grays and neutrals were the only shades considered ‘safe’.  Now we know that lovely, clear colors […]

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Graphically Speaking: Oscar Party Downloads

by Benedict August on February 21, 2013

Are you excited for the most glamorous night in entertainment?  We are in the midst of the flurry of activity and seemingly endless checklists required to host one of our biggest parties of the year:  our annual Academy Awards party under the stars.   Close friends will fill every square inch of our outdoor dining and […]

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“Castaway Couple” Curated by Benedict August

by Benedict August on February 20, 2013

Imagine a small beachfront property with this beautiful interior to retire in! Image: http://projectdecor.com/urban-coastal/5212

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5 Obsessions: Red

by Benedict August on February 19, 2013

Images: 1. ML Interior Design, 2. Dana Gallagher Photography, 3. www.superfunsite.com, 4. www.pinterest.com, 5. Rue

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Graphically Speaking: Oscar Party Flip Book Invite

by Benedict August on February 18, 2013

Our guests flipped for this custom flip book invite! Flip Book Invite

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Graphically Speaking: Oscar Party Invites

by Benedict August on February 18, 2013

We’ve been super busy preparing for one of our favorite entertaining traditions: our annual Academy Awards party.  Get togethers are always more fun when designed around a theme, so whether you go glitz and glamour or kitschy and fun, the Oscar’s provide endless inspiration for lively parties.  We like to set the scene beginning with […]

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