You’re beautiful, it’s true

  • Jan 5, 2017
📷 Genie Austin — Agropoli, Italy

Even if something (or someone) looks good, it may be not really be very valuable. In other words, “You can’t judge a book by its cover.

Back in 2010 I had a magnificent family holiday in Europe. It was amazing. We spent a week in Dublin, then two weeks in an apartment in Paris. Happily, while in Paris I had my birthday celebration at Le Jules Verne, the iconic restaurant on the second level of the Eiffel Tower. But I've shown you that before.

Breakfast at Tiffany's

  • Dec 25, 2016
📷 Martin E. Sanchez, via Unsplash

In his play The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare wrote, "But love is blind, and lovers cannot see / The pretty follies that themselves commit" — 2.6.36-37.

Clearly, people have been perceiving love as a force incapable of perceiving the flaws of others for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Even a verse in the Bible states that "love keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices in the truth" — 1 Corinthians 13:5-6.

Bring the Outdoors in

  • Nov 9, 2016
Delfi de la Rua

Nothing enlivens a room like a touch of nature. Taking the terrarium trend to the next level, this stunning guide will inspire crafters, garden lovers, and décor fans to turn flowers, leaves, and branches into striking, organic décor. Acclaimed designer and stylist Shane Powers presents 20 simple yet arresting projects for bringing natural tranquility to any space.