A Sophisticated Blend

Antiques Dealer and Designer, Richard Shapiro,  has struck a beautiful balance in his residence in Malibu.    Pieces from around the globe … old and new, ornate and primitive… all coexist peacefully.  I am especially impressed by Mr. Shapiro’s light hand with the antiques and decorative objects he used – with access to so many pieces, he […]

shopping days…

  image via Côté Ouest Dec01-Jan02 I’m all cozy at home shopping on-line today…making my way through my list of family and friends.  I thought I’d take a moment to share one of my favorite gift ideas- a magazine subscription. Here is how you can make a magazine subscription special and on par with any gift you […]

Architectural Digest – Richard Shapiro in Malibu

I absolutely love this room and many elements of this property both inside and out. It’s the home of Richard Shapiro featured in the April 2011 issue of Architectural Digest To view a slideshow and additional details: Go [here] Enjoy! linen & lavender visit our new site: www.linenlavenderlife.com  a Cypriot fireplace from the 1600’s “Renaissance Man” […]