Author Archives: Tess

Floating Shelves…

New shelves for the upstate kitchen. It looks like they are floating!

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Forcing Forsythia.

Here’s how to force forsythia flowers: Pick a day that is above freezing. Cut the forsythia stems in lengths of less than 3 feet, and bring them home. Put the stems in a bucket of warm water. With your pruning … Continue reading

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Random…

Just some black and white rooms to help me ease into this blogging thing again.

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Paris, part deux.

A trip to Paris would not be complete with out stopping at Ladurée.

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Paris, Part One…

Got back last week from our trip. It was amazing! The weather was perfect, and we were able to spend a little time with my husbands family while we were there. We are already planing another trip next summer!

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Kitchens…

I love kitchens that don’t look like kitchens. I like when it looks like another room, or part of a room (in this case). Black and white is always good. This one is really simple. I love that it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Simple Lighting.

Photo credits: Prue Ruscoe, The Apartment, Marie Claire Maison.

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Summer In The City…

All photos by C Kelly.

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The 4th Of July.

Yesterday we spent the entire day at the MoMA. It was almost as if we had the whole place to ourselves! Everyone else must have been at the beach. It was so nice to be able to take our time … Continue reading

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Happy Summer!

My Mom came for a visit last week. We spent some time in the city, and some time upstate. The weather was beautiful! We took a boat ride on the Hudson River, and took a walk on the Highline among … Continue reading

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