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Nothing says summer better to me than the mountain lake house! That clean, crisp smell of the mountain air combined with the sun’s warmth and the crystal clear lake waters brimming with a touch of cool from the mountain stream all invoke dreams of lazy summer days.  The pure joy of jumping off the boathouse […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

September 10, 2021

Modern Comfort in a Mountain Lakehouse Remodel

lakehouse kitchen and dining room, blue and white with large windows and natural wood

Selectively Choosing your Ceramic Home Decor Previously, I highlighted small makers for Wabi Sabi spaces. However, these beautiful handmade vessels fit into many home stylings. That spirit of authenticity and pure artistry are welcomed additions to any space and are just the right elements needed to elevate your style. All of these artists and artisans are […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Small Maker Bowls Set of 3

Small Makers Continued: Home Vessels Meant to Last

July 1, 2021

Outdoor Boheme Getaway at Home During our social distance days, I longed for travel and the experience of a different culture, so I decided to recreate my Moroccan experience in my backyard with a couple of friends. Socially distanced, of course! I am a real textile freak, but my collection of fabrics and linens surprised […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

May 27, 2021

Moroccan Outdoor Dinner Party: Boheme Backyard Experience

Boheme Getaway backyard Outdoor Dinner

The art of the curve! You may have noticed the curve showing up in everything from sofas and chairs to cocktail tables and furniture placement. A signature sofa will beautifully shape the space in an elegant and sweeping movement. Organic forms are essential in any fluid design style. Check below to find our favorite curved sofas […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Curved Organic Sofa from Amethyst Homes

Curved Sofas for any Organic Space

April 19, 2021

The meticulous attention paid to the art of drinking tea speaks clearly to the wabi sabi movement and to slow intentional living. Having a deeper understanding of the wabi sabi tea ritual can help you have a deeper understanding of the roots of the wabi sabi interior design movement.  I have not had the honor […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

March 11, 2021

Wabi Sabi Tea Ritual

In the western world, where perfection is king, there is something so freeing about the wabi-sabi interior design aesthetic. I find myself captivated by the idea of abandoning “perfect” and embracing the scars and flaws that living a full life brings. Loving the crows’ feet and laugh lines and wholeheartedly embracing the imperfections of life […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Wabi Sabi interior

Wabi-Sabi Interior Design

March 11, 2021

In Ayurvedic medicine, Turmeric is considered the golden goddess–not only for its vibrant golden color but also for the multitude of health benefits it possesses. It has anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe digestion, calm the nervous system, and boost immunity. I love to make a cup of golden milk in the evening before bed. It […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

July 16, 2020

The Golden Goddess: Turmeric and Golden Milk

Chronic illness and Epstein Barr saved my life. I know that this may sound crazy, but the truth is that having a chronic virus, always hovering at the edge of my immune system, stopped me. It stopped me from using my will to push the river faster than it naturally wants to go. It prevented […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

How Epstein Barr Saved My Life

July 9, 2020

I absolutely love working with puff pastry. I usually use the store-bought frozen kind, as it is a great time saver. Puff pastry always adds a touch of elegance to any dish–sweet, savory, dinner, dessert, or appetizer. It can add an elevated look to your meal that will seriously impress your guests. It is so […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

July 1, 2020

Puff Pastry Pear Tart Recipe

Whether it’s favorite family photos, a specific collection of artwork, or a collection of favorite moments in time that reflect your life and style, a gallery display wall is always a good idea. There are so many different ways of creating a gallery wall, so getting started can be intimidating. But stay with me, and […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Telling Your Story With A Gallery Wall

June 25, 2020