The Enchantment of the Emerald Hue

Karen’s Whimsy I’m a classic emerald green sixties Jaguar that nobody can own, but my husband is allowed to drive. – Tori Amos, Musician Being of Irish descent, St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays.  I love the...
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Selecting an Auspicious Sofa

Tasting Parlor – Rideau Vineyard On my velvet couch reclining, ivy leaves thy brows entwining, while my soul expands with glee, what are kings and crowns to me? – Thomas Moore, Irish Poet and Songwriter I’m thinking of purchasing a...
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Feng Shui for the Living Room

From the Right Bank Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody’s piano playing in my living room has to the book I am reading. – Igor Stravinsky, Russian Composer Ever since I can remember,...
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Amethyst Dreams

Amazon There are little gems all around us that can hold glimmers of inspiration. – Richelle Mead, Author Sometimes referred to as the Artist’s Stone or the Poet’s Stone, the brilliant violet hues of the amethyst have been a source...
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Feng Shui and Easter

Miss Mary I drank the silence of God from a Spring in the woods. – Georg Trakl, Poet That pastel-hued time of year is upon us again.  For some, it is a time for getting together outside for picnics and...
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