Framed handprint

Hi there! So, continuing on with framed displays, I thought I’d quickly share with you how I display my kids’ handprints which were set in clay: they’re mounted in shadowbox frames. I love how these little prints are family treasures, but on display like this, they look great anywhere and fit into the decor of even the more formal rooms … Continue reading


DIY wax paper faux capiz shell chandelier

I’m always working on new projects in my home, but I’m also trying to play catch-up on posting about my older projects LOL! Here’s one that I did a few years back when DIY Faux Capiz Shell chandeliers started popping up on the internet. We have a beautiful large chandelier lighting the upstairs hallway, hanging just above the winding staircase. … Continue reading


Royalton Riviera Cancun Jr Oceanview suite

My family and I have just returned from a fabulous vacation in Mexico! We stayed at the Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa in Puerto Morelos (on the Caribbean coast, just south of Cancun). It’s the newest addition to the “All-in Luxury” Royalton chain, just having opened it’s doors in December 2014. They coin themselves as a “Modern All Inclusive” … Continue reading


Speaking of style…before I go any further posting projects and sharing my likes and loves in the world of design and decor, I’d like to speak a bit more about my favorite interior designer, which should give everyone a better understanding of my personal esthetic preferences and  inspiration. *     *     * Years ago after having just bought our first condo, … Continue reading