You Can Never Have Too Many Skulls (All Photos By Gail)
Halloween is a time of year when we get to embrace our spooky side, and what better way to do that than by decorating your home with Halloween-inspired stuff that does double duty around the house? TJ Maxx is a treasure trove of unique and affordable home goods, and this Halloween season is no exception. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party, want to spruce up your home for the season, or just enjoy the goth aesthetic year-round, they have everything you could possible want or need in the way of spooky decor. Here are ten must-have items to elevate your Halloween décor game. Continue reading Eye On Design: Ten Fun and Functional Halloween-Inspired Home Goods→
If you follow me on Instagram, then you know that I was recently in London enjoying a fabulous ten day vacation. Each day brought a new adventure of museums, galleries, cultural sites, scenic walks, shopping, eating and, of course, people watching. And just about everywhere we went, there were beautiful gardens giving me a reason to pull out my iPhone and immortalize its unique beauty. As summer comes out an end, please enjoy this selection of ten (plus one bonus) favorite random blossoms spotted in various areas of beautiful London! Continue reading Ten Summer Blooms From English Gardens→
Not an Oil Painting: Flowering Tree in The Rain (All Photos By Gail)
We haven’t had much of a winter in NYC, but that doesn’t mean I’m not looking forward to spring! In fact, the siting of 14th street’s first flowering tree of the season made me think back to May of 2019, when my pal Jamie and I made plans to attend the annual Cherry Blossom Festival (Sakura Matsuri) at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The fact that it happened to be pouring down rain that day did not dampen our adventurous spirits! Continue reading Ten Flowers Photographed in the Rain→
Having a lush, green garden to elevate your outdoor space sounds like a dream come true. But making that dream a reality involves a lot more careful thinking than just recreating your favorite Pinterest board. Yes, you can probably recreate the decor, paving, furniture, etc., but plants are delicate, and require careful planning. Your garden plants are affected by so many natural factors, from the climate, seasons, sunlight, soil, and more. Before planning your own green oasis, let’s find out how to choose plants for your garden.