Last summer, my son Gage participated in an exchange program in Düsseldorf, Germany. This was the perfect reason (read: excuse) to make it a family affair and plan a getaway for my husband Chris and me, too. We need to spend as much time with the kid as we can before he heads off to […]
As a frequent traveler and fabric designer, I find inspiration everywhere. If you’ve been around a while, you know that when it comes to inspiration, my roots play as big a part as my wings. This story is about roots. (Literally). In winter, as friends and relatives begin to gather in family homes and relive cherished […]
I’m not the kind of traveler who heads to a beach at the first sign of frost. I love traveling to cold-weather destinations that let me pack sweaters and boots and scarves. I don’t just mean ski spots, either. Winter is a great time to travel to top tourist destinations. You’ll find less crowds, great […]
Confession: When I first visited London in my twenties, on my own and headed for art school, I fell madly in love. Since then, I’ve visited England every chance I get. I had never made it north to Scotland though, until last year when Mr. H and I decided to spend New Year’s Eve there. […]
Exotic fabrics from faraway lands.
Not everyone has the time to scour the internet for fabric treasure troves. And depending on what you’d like to do as a designer, home stylist or DIY decorator, not everyone has the need. For those of us who love all things designer fabrics, however, there are numerous resources that can give you the information […]
Another year, another chance to explore the world.