Category Archives: Furniture

My Hong Kong Shopping Guide

Each district in Hong Kong has terrific stores, so I want to focus one of my favorites… SoHo. Take the Central-Mid-levels escalators up to Hollywood Street. Turn right onto Hollywood, then turn left on Aberdeen. There are 2 large, white buildings just up the hill on your right. This is the PMQ (Police Married Headquarters) that I wrote about in My Hong Kong

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Dining room chair source

I recently visited the Serena & Lily website, and I was pleased to find it a great source for dining chairs. I was so pleased, in fact, that I encouraged a friend to purchase the Riviera indoor/outdoor chairs. She loves them. Not to sound cliché, but they remind me of Paris. They add a great pop of color and interest to any dining room. I

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Out with the new … in with the old

Get your vintage on! Vintage furniture pieces create a statement, and they already have a history. You get to tell your friends stories about where you found a piece… it’s all about the hunt. They are typically made with stronger materials using techniques that are constructed better than the typical “big box” furniture that you have to put together yourself. Vintage pieces can

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Fast and Fabulous Family Room Refresh

I was hired to update a family room that had dark wood paneling. The client wanted to lighten up the space, so my solution was to whitewash the wall panels and the panels in between the ceiling beams (the ceiling beams and trim remained natural). The Reclaimed Oak Parquet bookcases from Restoration Hardware on either side of the TV console appear light in

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