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Make this Dad's Day the Best One Yet!June 13, 2013
Make this Father’s Day a celebration of Dad. Dad’s family, Dad’s favorites, Dad’s fun day on the town …everything, all day long, Dad. To me, life isn’t about gifts, it’s about time spent together. Create memories by giving him an entire DAY – errr even weekend – hanging out Dad-style. Not sure where to start? Here’s my top ten list: 1. Buy dad his favorite bottle, and toast to another year of family fun. 2. Take Dad outside for our favorite snaphot – a shadow portrait. 3. Dads + Donuts = a perfect breakfast start to the day. 4. Write Dad a story about why he’s your favorite in the world… 5. Play ball! 6. Take Dad to his … Read more
Vienna Waits for You...LiterallyJune 13, 2013
Escape, explore and experience what’s happening in Austria’s capital of cool and chic…Vienna. It has BUZZ all its own and is more appealing than ever due to its hot culinary scene, top chefs and late night dining; 800+ coffeehouses for every flavor, vigorous wine scene, upbeat beer gardens and street markets; opera, concerts, dancing festivals and 450+ Old School “Hip” Balls a year; mod art scene, 2000+ majestic green parks and gardens; the world’s music capital, mega clubs and a fashion forward district and booming unique architecture. Vienna is a vibrant, changing destination offering a colorful kaleidoscope of experiences where contemporary style is steeped in age-old artistic tradition – and … Read more
A Must-Have for Any RoomJune 6, 2013
Texture is a must-have element that makes every room in your home more fascinating. It adds dimension, depth and character to our living spaces, transforming them from blah to ahhh! Here are some easy tips to get you started: Build layers: I like to layer a hair-on-hide area rug on top of short-pile carpeting or a sisal, or layer a plush throw on a chair or sofa. The contrast of shapes and materials adds a lot of warmth and interest. Notice in this family room I also added a faux crocodile ottoman topped with some sharp antlers for a play on textures. Remember the ceiling: People often are afraid to paint the ceiling … Read more