packin’ up

What is the deal with our obsession with stacked vintage suitcases and steamer trunks?  You see it all the time, but it never gets old, does it? A friend recently told me about an idea she had seen on Designsponge this past spring, where they converted a vintage suitcase into a coffee table.  (See it…

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Fancy this Closet?

Paging through the French magazine Le Journal de la Maison, I came across an article on cool closets, and this one caught my eye.  First, because I love the purple-blue color. Second, it seems pretty do-able, and in a not-huge space.  Oh, and because, as the text says “it’s like a chic boutique” –  I…

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my walls are screaming

…for help.  I’ve been trying really hard to get some personality into our apartment.  I’ve hesitated more than usual because we don’t know how much longer we’ll be living here.  Thus, no painting the walls.  Which is devastating to me.  In NYC, my living room was a desert rose color (yes, that’s a deep pink!),…

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