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The Price of Accomplishment

The Price of Accomplishment
I love transitions.  The end of every year feels like an opportunity to refine (or reinvent) myself, my habits and my impact on those around me.  And I am lucky that my birthday falls in February.  So if I have a slow start with my resolutions, I can always have a re-birth a month later. Continue reading

Go ahead. Steal my sources.

Go ahead.  Steal my sources.
One of the best things about being in a creative field is the abundance of beauty that surrounds me every day.  Sometimes a photo of a dining table will inspire a color palette, or a pattern on a dress will bring to mind an idea for a floral installation.  However, when putting so much creativity out each day, sometimes it's nice to just refill the well of inspiration, so to speak. Continue reading

Not So Fast, Fall

Not So Fast, Fall
Nearly every year since I retired from the corporate world & started Elsie Green, I have worked like an ant nine months of the year & played like a grasshopper all summer long.   Continue reading

Spring Finds

Spring Finds
Spring is in full bloom, and we are loving every second of it.  We can't help but dream about all of the marvelous trends and adventures that come along with this gorgeous weather.  This week, we have had a few obsession-worthy items on our minds. Continue reading

Weekend Mood Board

Weekend Mood Board
Even though the weather has been cold and rainy here in the Bay, we still have spring thoughts on our mind. We love the thought of being outside and taking in that brisk air as we pick up our morning coffee. Continue reading