Join me at First Friday in Boston next Friday on April 7 for art, conversation, delights
Adventure in Normal Life / Artsy / Boston / community / shopping

Join me at First Friday in Boston next Friday on April 7 for art, conversation, delights

Happy Friday! In case you missed it, I also have a small but lovely art business, Inspirée by S. I’ve been creating since I was small, but truly have been enjoying coming into my own style without abandon recently. This month, I was invited to showcase my art at First Friday at SPACES Newbury Street in Boston and … Continue reading

Looking for a unique, organic gift? Reclaimed Wood Planters & Candle Holders, crafted in NYC // with my bare hands
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Looking for a unique, organic gift? Reclaimed Wood Planters & Candle Holders, crafted in NYC // with my bare hands

Featuring NYC maker, Josiah, the creator of Built With My Bare Hands. Meet the maker & see how I styled these one-of-a-kind, made in NYC reclaimed wood planters & candle holders. Continue reading

How to Throw a Delicious Party that brings out EVERYONE’s Creative Side: the Master Dessert Chef Challenge
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How to Throw a Delicious Party that brings out EVERYONE’s Creative Side: the Master Dessert Chef Challenge

A year ago, I threw a **surprise**birthday bash for B. In typical “me” style, I wanted it to be 1) fun 2) memorable 3) delicious. If you know B, be sure to wish him a Happy Birthday today!! It was a wonderful team effort – I couldn’t  have pulled it together without the love of … Continue reading

🎨Paint Party in Boston @Muse Paintbar 
Adventure in Normal Life / Artsy / Boston / Style

🎨Paint Party in Boston @Muse Paintbar 

HI everyone! This post is for all of you Boston folks, and then a word of encouragement for anyone who might be just a little afraid of trying something creative that may be new. Jane and Alexandra with 44Comm and Muse Paintbar hosted a fun gathering for bloggers this week, and B and I managed … Continue reading

Calming Jar 
Adventure in Normal Life / Artsy

Calming Jar 

Keep Calm – it’s the middle of the week and I’m here to help you achieve calm through some visual relaxation.    Scroll through for the videos at the end to see the Calming Jar in action, and when you want to make your own, come back up here and check out Directions and Materials … Continue reading

Glittering Geometric LA
Artsy / Beauty / Photography / Travel

Glittering Geometric LA

  Flying into LA this year, it was striking to me how much power it takes to make this city shine. This is a tremendous view from above showing a non-traditional shot of  spectacular, glittering “cushion-cut” jewels from above. Enjoy. Continue reading

Vine Art
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Vine Art

   Paint your garage wall. Inspired!  Continue reading