Travel Along With Us –
Discover Portugal

Dawn and I decided to run away from home this Christmas. Hit the road for a little R & R — and a little inspiration. The ideal holiday, we mused,…

My Favorite Gardens:
Hidden Valley Part 2 –
A Hidden Garden

In my last post, a whole mess of paving was transformed into one of the world’s sexiest parking lots. (Click here if you missed it: Hidden Valley Part 1 –…

My Favorite Gardens:
Hidden Valley Part 1 –
The World’s Sexiest Parking Lot

Frank and Debbi came to us after their new garage and parking area were finished, the latter being a sprawling expanse of paving that accommodated half a dozen cars. It…

My Favorite Gardens:
A Garden to Feed the Soul… A Riot of Color

In Santa Barbara, a lot of living gets done outdoors. Our clients’ personal enjoyment of their gardens–where they sip their morning coffee, entertain friends, play with the kids, read a…

My definition of “luxury”!

New Year, New Voice! We’re proud to introduce our friend, colleague and oft-times-client Penny Bianchi of McCormick Interiors and her blog post about the finer things in life. Sometimes the…