Archive : June 2020

This is a picture of a father and a baby reading a story book.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day gift ideas. As a cruelty-free designer, one of the challenges I encounter most is finding gifts for my family & friends that don’t harm any living being & are safer for our planet. We all want to be happy, healthy and strong. So surrounding ourselves with positive, good things is a strong part of mental and physical health.  The gifts below are thoughtful and special. They meet quite a bit of my ethical criteria. So without further ado, here are my “Father’s Day Gift Ideas” for all the papas out there!

This is a picture of a safe paints for families.

How To Pick Paint Safe For Families

How To Pick Paint Safe For Families. Shopping for paint can be confusing and over-whelming.  There are endless brands to consider. Also, it’s not only about finding the perfect color for your design project.  But it’s about educating yourself about healthier & safer paint options. Many are not aware that paints can be highly dangerous and unhealthy. We all love a beautifully decorated space, but clearly not at the cost of getting sick or harming the planet, animals and humans right? So, here’s everything you wanted to know about healthy & humane paints in “laywoman’s” terms. 🧚‍♀️


Jeff Leatham surrounded by famous flowers of the four season Paris.

The Famous Flowers Of The Four Seasons Paris

The Famous Flowers Of The Four Seasons Paris. Jeff Leatham is the creative genius behind the magnificent floral arrangements of the George V Four Seasons Hotel in Paris and Beverly Hills, California. I have had the privilege of watching how the flowers in the Paris hotel are arranged, changed, watered and loved.  Honestly, there are no words to describe the beauty and the amount of work it takes to maintain them. I was fortunate enough to sit down with the Director of Floral design in Paris and chat about the famous flower arrangements of The Four Seasons Hotel Paris.