As Seen in Veranda Magazine – Outdoor Lighting

______________________________________________ FROM KIMBERLY There is something so enchanting about dining al fresco, surrounded by trees, flowers and the open sky. This is easy to do in Santa Barbara, even if that means wearing a down sweater and UGG boots for an evening supper.! Not long ago I met a friend for dinner near her apartment Continue Reading

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October 16, 2016 by maison

Dress Your Table With Summer Ceramics

_____________________________________________ FROM KIMBERLY There is a beautiful movement in design combining natural organic elements with sleek simplicity and geometric proportions. Pictured here is a perfect example of this 21st century aesthetic, the “Hypar Pavilion” – a superbly sculptural park/restaurant called Lincoln, at Lincoln Center. It’s one of my favorite under the radar spots to dine Continue Reading

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June 11, 2016 by maison

Spring Dressing

_______________________________________ FROM KIMBERLY There is nothing that will stop me in my tracks or compel me to head into unknown neighborhoods like a wonderful bakery. Pictured left are a few of the sweet treats from one of my favorite pâtisseries in the world. Located in “la nouvelle ville” in Marrakech, Patisserie Al Jawda is the Continue Reading

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March 25, 2016 by maison

Plush Bath For Everyday Pampering

___________________________________________ FROM KIMBERLY The perfect combo; a luxurious robe, a quiet morning at home and delectable croissants! We are fortunate to have Renaud here in Santa Barbara, who creates incredible french pastry. You will find all the French expats there too – saying his creations are better than many French bakeries. The ultimate French Tea Continue Reading

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December 17, 2015 by maison

Vintage Treasures From The Himalayas, India and Bolivia

These vintage treasures renew your room by adding a touch of time-tested beauty among the multitude of mass-produced products we touch every day. VINTAGE TREASURES FEATURED IN SANTA BARBARA MAGAZINE Bolivian Alpaca Throw was in Santa Barbara Magazine’s “Cliff Dwellings” article, by Lori Porter, featuring Micholyn Brown‘s interior design of a recently restored Cliff May Continue Reading

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September 09, 2014 by maison

Chic Cowhides for Your Home

NATURAL BEAUTY As you can see from the photos above, these all-natural cowhides look amazing in any setting. All-natural means natural colors and natural patterns, no dyes are used whatsoever and no two are alike. They possess true naturally beauty. Cowhides look dramatic under a sofa and add an unexpected look to a table top Continue Reading

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May 06, 2014 by maison

Travel Essentials #1

For me, “Travel Essentials” translates to: Keeping it simple!  A classic black and white palette is chic and easy  both day and night.  This silk pareo makes an easy cover up poolside along with a white satchel filled with a good book and  lotions. It then does double duty as a cocktail dress by tying Continue Reading

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March 15, 2014 by maison

Just in from Paris…

FROM KIMBERLY  During my most recent trip to Paris I discovered what is now my new favorite restaurant in the City of Light.  In its 20 years, Le Petrelle has established an impressive following among both locals and tourists. With its beautiful, arty and romantic dining room, le Pétrelle is truly an exquisite dining destination. The menu changes Continue Reading

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February 24, 2014 by maison

Balmy Days & Cozy Nights

FROM KIMBERLY  If you must leave your cozy nest, one of the best escapes around is into another time and era at Cold Spring Tavern.  I’ve been visiting since a child and it never fails to delight.  Built in 1865 as a stagecoach stop; a place to change horses and nourish passengers, it’s now a living example Continue Reading

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January 18, 2014 by maison

Cozy up for Winter!

  Finally, we are getting a taste of winter with our chilly nights! Alpaca and cashmere fibers have kept people warm for eons – but not with this much panache!  The ponchos are hand knit in Peru in a wonderful weight that keeps you lean and warm – without the bulk of a coat.  They Continue Reading

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November 23, 2013 by maison