Why I Forgive Restoration Hardware…


Over the 4th we packed the car full of swim toys, new luggage (I retired my well-worn set after it survived the injustices of being relegated to cargo on too many occasions to count), and picnic baskets. Regarding the luggage- I just transfer the contents of one un-packed suitcase into my new … [Read more...]

The Ace Around Town-“Tastemaker Series”:: Angie Hranowsky


    I have a bucket list, or a list of sorts which has the title "Designers I Will Hire When I'm Rich."  In this ideal dream world that I have created, I will own a mansion in Newport, Rhode Island  one of "The Gilded Age Mansions" (you absolutely have to dream big). It will have … [Read more...]

Design Inspiration & Fabulous Finds


I know I have said this before, but I really don't get out much in Atlanta. I like to think of myself as more of a "global ambassador" of design, traveling near and far. When I started my blog back in the later part of 2010, I made it my mission to bring fresh design inspiration to my followers … [Read more...]

AB(eye)-C(andy) Home


It's Friday and all I want is for the sun to shine, which would give me the perfect excuse to be outside. After all it's Easter weekend and I have numerous eggs to hide for the Fashionista (we are having an egg hunt of epic proportions). Quite frankly, this is not a tradition I carried over from my … [Read more...]

Global Inspiration::Novica


If you haven't heard about Novica (www.novica.com), they are a subsidiary of National Geographic. I was contacted several months ago about writing a sponsored post regarding the company and it's products. My editorial schedule was a little full, and then they contacted me again. Quite frankly, I … [Read more...]

The Ace About Town Series-“Postcards From Paris”


I had to put this series on hold for a brief time last year due to the unexpected loss of a close member of our family. But, it's a new year, a new start and time for new adventures. One of my resolutions this year is to bring more original work to my blog. I'm not a professional photographer (I … [Read more...]

Asian Flair-What I Worked on in 2013!


It's 2014. Finally. I was so ready for a new year, new start. With a new year comes new projects, new adventures, and  a new look for my blog. I'm excited about 2014 and all the possibilities coming my way. Truth be told I didn't work on a lot of design projects last year. I took the year off to … [Read more...]