Tuesday, March 31, 2009

A Special Thank You!

Hi all!

This past weekend’s New Orleans Home & Garden Show was a huge success in spite of the terrible, terrible weather (yuck!). Of course, my set could not have been as splendid as it was without the help of all my supporters and contributors! I want to give a big thank you to Perch, Bellanoche, Scandinavia Furniture, Arthur Roger Gallery, Urban Earth and Ariodante Gallery.

I’ll keep you posted on when my next segment will air on Good Morning New Orleans!

Here's a peek at what was going on at the Home & Garden Show...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

New Live Segment Friday!!!

Please join us Friday where my BFF Anna Adair and I will be shooting a live segment from the New Orleans Home & Garden Show at the Louisiana Superdome! The segment will air between 5-7 am on ABC 26's "Good Morning New Orleans", so set your DVR!!

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

54th Annual New Orleans Home & Garden Show Approaching!

If you’re in NOLA March 26-29, come by the Superdome to check out the New Orleans Home & Garden Show! Tickets are inexpensive ($10 and free for kids 12 and under) and you can even get a $2 discount by requesting a coupon on their website. This is a great opportunity to catch up on trends, and most importantly, see my work in the Living Large in Small Spaces exhibition where I will be featuring items from Perch on Magazine Street.
I want to give a shout out to fellow New Orleans blogger/designer Valorie Hart for promoting the exhibition on her blog. Make sure you check out Visual Vamp, as it is an excellent forum to read up on d├ęcor, fashion, interior design, travel, trends, and culture…
See you at the Superdome!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Join the YaYa Movement!

If you missed it this morning, my new segment on ABC 26’s Good Morning New Orleans aired highlighting the artwork of the kids of YaYa, Inc. (Young Aspirations/Young Artists). The organization is about 20 years old, and gives local kids an opportunity to create artwork which they later sell and use the profits to develop college funds for the participants.

Host Anna Adair and myself visited Helm Paint for this segment to show you how to make beautiful mosaic tiles and use your creative skills to upcycle chairs by painting them in the same manner as the YaYa kids. The tiles are great to make as gifts or to decorate your home with…and our one of a kind painted chair idea is a great way to add pizzazz to your home while keeping eco-friendly and inexpensive. Make sure you use Aura paint, one of the greenest around, when painting your chairs and you can find it at Helm Paint.

For a step-by-step guide, watch the clip below!

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Spaces with Places - New Orleans Magazine Feature

Please check out one of my most personal and inspired creations...my own home! You can take a peek inside by picking up the March issue of New Orleans Magazine or visiting MyNewOrleans.com.
I'm so excited to be featured and share my home design with all of you!

Friday, March 6, 2009

Crib Crashing the Eclectic Home of Bryan Batt!

The long awaited first segment of Crib Crashers on ABC 26’s Good Morning New Orleans has debuted! Watch as host Anna Adair and I take over SAG award winning actor Bryan Batt’s home in search of fun and inspired design.

You can really see that Bryan’s New Orleans heritage is present throughout his design scheme as he includes pieces that have unique character and infusion of the local flavor. Some highlights are his original brick flooring stamped with plantation initials, an extremely lifelike dog sculpture, and a distinctive bar setup and collection of glassware.

If you missed it Wednesday check it out now!

Thursday, March 5, 2009

If You Are in the NOLA Area - Go To This Event!!

Happy Thursday everyone! Aren't you glad it's almost the weekend?

If you're in the New Orleans area this Saturday you should definitely stop by the gallery opening of a friend of mine, Michelle Y. Williams.

This is going to be a really fun grand opening event, and her gallery has a lot of great, affordable art!

So come by 835 Julia Street (intersection of Julia and Baronne) this Saturday, March 7, at 7pm to celebrate this milestone in her career.

For more information on Michelle Y. Williams, go to www.michelleywilliams.com.

See you there!

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Crib Crashers Airing Tomorrow!

The "Crib Crashers" segment for ABC 26's Good Morning New Orleans will finally be airing tomorrow morning!
Make sure you tune in between 5 and 7 am to watch me interview actor and New Orleans native, Bryan Batt!