Entries by Yvette

Tabletop Tuesday: Deco + Dishware

Tabletop Tuesday is a formal black and white setting with bread plate and coffee cup/saucer. The design represents simplistic Art Deco period geometric lines. As you know, black and white is a timeless and versatile color combination. In the Art Deco period, black and white geometric patterns were quite common. Other details include gold, silver […]

Modern Monday: Deco Details

Modern Monday is a nod to the exquisite Art Deco style in the lobby of Claridges Hotel in London from 1935. This lobby, as well as other areas in this hotel was revamped with designs by Guy Oliver who believes that interior design is about telling a story. Art Deco is a Parisian design style […]

Tabletop Tuesday: Shells and Pumpkin

Tabletop Tuesday bridges the gap between summer and fall with Atlantic Ocean shells and a seasonal spice scented candle. This green and speckled brown place setting is enhanced by an emerald green bottom plate, vintage rosewood and brass flatware, brown linen, green glass and a designer candle; the latest edition to the YCD product line […]

Modern Monday: Green Drama

Modern Monday starts with my kind of action; dining room drama. A long table with plenty of seating is a perfect invitation for harmony, discord, laughter, tears and sometimes song all revolving around human connectivity during meals. This wood and stone table is dressed with identical green chairs and tall vases of flowers that touch […]

Wednesday Walls: Video Art Sculpture Series

It’s Wednesday. What’s on your walls? Check out this clever  and contemporary #video #art #sculpture #series by artist @CaseyFarina at the acclaimed and recently remodeled Mountain Shadows Resort in ParadiseValley;s gallery. Their gallery space is curated by internationally renown gallerist John Reyes of Reyes Contemporary Art. I think this black and white video art series […]

Tabletop Tuesday: Bark + Pine + Feathers

Tabletop Tuesday celebrates the commencement of my favorite time of year. Autumn leaves, falling pine cones, pine tree needles and tree bark browns fill the earth. For today’s inspiration, a brown stoneware setting is filled with pine cones on a table with earth and sand linen. The peacock feathers are meant to add color and […]

Modern Monday: Harmonic Transition

Modern Monday transitions us into fall with this elegant, moody and sculptural room with warm hues of brown. Walnut, maple, acorn and limestone flavors comprise this monochromatic space full of texture and dimension. Take another look at the wall paneling, ceiling and staircase. Black is judiciously utilized to frame the fireplace and for the staircase […]

Tabletop Tuesday: Verve

Tabletop Tuesday has some verve! Red, black and a splash of chili pepper red. Add some layers of shapes, sizes, patterns and retro fabulosity to really take it the edge. Spice up your tabletop with your food for a wonderful epicurean adventure.

Modern Monday: Striking Deco

Modern Monday features this striking black and white Paris apartment with Swedish Art Deco red chair and piano. This space is simple, but curated with distinctive pieces that bring style, interest and harmony. Via Architectural Digest.

Tabletop Tuesday: Harvest Gold

Tabletop Tuesday transitions us into the autumn season with this savory golden yellow plate with brown edging, vintage amber glass, vintage Thai brass and rosewood flatware and a heaping portion of seashells. What are you serving for your autumn celebration? This is an original place setting by Yvette Craddock Designs.