Golfer Greg Norman’s Getaway: Hobe Sound, Florida

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Golfers travel to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world for their profession, so you can imagine what they look for in a vacation home. Featured in Coastal Living Magazine May 2013, this oceanfront cottage located in picturesque Hobe Sound not only delivers exquisite sunsets on the beach but an inspiring coastal interior. Read more

Creating Coastal Curb Appeal

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Curb appeal creates the first impression people receive before entering your home or when passing by. It is the opportunity to create a style or identity for your home that is all of its own, join me as I share some of my favorite ideas for creating “coastal” curb appeal. Read more

Coastal Living At Its Finest: Corona Del Mar, CA

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In addition to my own tiny beach cottage I am working on several estates due to Hurricane Sandy. I was searching for inspiration for a client that wants to use a circular window and I came across this gem from Brandon Architects. Located in the picturesque community of Corona Del Mar (Spanish for Crown of the Sea), Newport Beach on historic Ocean Boulevard overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Attention to detail and luxury living, a winning combination perched above the seaside. Read more

Bikini Beach Bliss

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A while back I was introduced to designer Annabel Kwateng who launched her line during fashion week, Ashanti Brazil. I was intrigued by Annabel’s bold use of color and pattern, and how she drew inspiration from the vibrant colors of the environments that surround her, read more here. Today I am sharing her fresh new line of swimwear and the inspiration that makes this line come to life. Read more

Six Ideas for Coastal Bedrooms

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As some of you know we are in the process of renovating our family beach bungalow after Hurricane Sandy and making good progress, can’t wait to share. For today I am designing the bedrooms and needed some fresh ideas to get started, let’s get inspired.

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