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Design Wanderings

Hudson Grace

April 7, 2016


I always tell people, my brother lives the exciting life – having spent two years in Manhattan and now in San Francisco – his is definitely the more exciting life!  While I reside in subdued Calgary, I enjoy the perks of having a place to crash in a city I’ve grown to love, almost more than New York!  Words I never thought I would say!

What’s not to love about San Fransisco? Views of the bay, amazing food, no need for a gym membership (the hills are killer!), world class wine just a short drive away, and the weather – sublime.

On my recent trip to SF, I was intentional in not overbooking myself, I wanted to have time and space to explore the city as I wanted.  Which naturally resulted in an afternoon of discovering gorgeous interior design and decor shops in the incredibly stylish Presidio Heights.  While there was so much to take in, including a shop devoted entirely to ribbon, can you imagine!  My favorite discovery was Hudson Grace.


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Gatherings Holidays

Easter Tablescape

March 25, 2016

Easter Tablescape

Happy Easter!

Truth be told, the reason I love holidays so much is coming up with a fun tablescape!  And this Easter Tablescape I did for a client is no exception, although probably one of the easiest I’ve done!  I simply wrapped books in this gorgeous wrapping paper from Chapters Indigo, that coordinated beautifully with the inspiration for the table – the salad plates I found at Pier 1 Imports, always my go to for setting the table!

The result, I think is an understated table that will ensure the food and conversation are the stars of the gathering!


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