Purple at the Markets

The farmers markets are bursting with all kinds of winter veggies and that means you don't have to settle for the mundane. In fact for all you who like to tread lightly, why not just start at the potatoes and carrots, the purple ones! These veggies have so much…

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Madeleines

On a recent junkin’ trip in Maryland, midst all the antiques and junk, we happen to fall upon a vintage madeleine tray. Not quite the traditional oval pattern but one that was round. The metal pan had so much baked on history and the most interesting round seashell madeleine…

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Color: Black and White

This may be the non-color color inspiration, but for me black and white goes beyond color. It is about contrast, shape and texture. The image above has milkweed pods, a childhood favorite of mine. The pods contain seeds and are sticky like glue. I love the texture of the…

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The Nate Berkus Show

It has been an exciting week! On Monday I was on The Nate Berkus Show. I talked about Three Things under $30 in our loft. I also wrote a guest blog post on his site about finding Vintage Storage Solutions at a great price. Make sure to check it…

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