Category Archives: Paris

A Year beyond Miss R…

When I become this inconsistent, something is going on.  What has it been?  Life and work. Yes, Miss R has been part of that mix, but 2014 has been an odd year. It’s been an awakening of sorts. I love … Read more

LABELS: Gardens, Paris, Travel, Washington DC 5 Comments

Garden Antiques Shopping…next winter!

Anyone who has hung around here for a while knows that I love antique and vintage garden ornament and furniture.  I buy things for my landscape design clients and often, what I’m buying has been found in Europe.  Since this … Read more

LABELS: Antiques, architectural salvage, folk art, Garden Art and Antiques, Gardens, Paris, vintage Leave a comment

Field Trip: The High Line

Everyone has been extolling the virtues of New York City’s High Line since the day in opened earlier this summer.  Once again I waited for the hubbub to subside and even picked a grey and drizzly afternoon and evening for … Read more

LABELS: inspiration, Landscape Design, New York, Paris 6 Comments

Gardens & Couture..Kindred Spirits?

This week’s couture shows in Paris reminded me how much I love fashion. Specifically, I have long been an admirer of the creative tour de force that is the Paris haute couture. Experimental, hand made by highly skilled artisans, and … Read more

LABELS: couture, craftsmanship, fashion, Garden Styles, Landscape Design, Paris 1 Comment