HEAVY METAL

It’s not a secret that I’m partial to anything gilded. Gold watches, flatware, teeth — I like them all.  And, these days, I’m loving bold doses of silver as well (hint, hint for some new Garland Collection jewels to come). I’ve … Continue reading

DRESSING ROOMS

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Whether designing or curating, I often find inspiration for Garland Collection from spectacular interiors.Whether through refined and layered objects, bold and dramatic palettes or rich and decadent textures, a loved and lived in space is often a showcase for standout … Continue reading

GOOD THINGS COME TO THOSE WHO WAIT…PLUS GIFTS FROM YOU, FOR YOU!

“If you do not love it, I do not listen to a word you say,” Mike said triumphantly. My husband holds the title of “Worst Gift-Giver” and I, in turn, have learned to manage my expectations. I’ve received a travel … Continue reading

BAKE WHAT YOUR MAMA GAVE YA’

About a decade ago, I decided that it would be a heartfelt gesture to cook Mike, my then boyfriend, a delicious meal of yummy comfort food. I was in a kitchen of our very own, there was a saucepan in … Continue reading

GET PERSONAL! Monograms

At Garland Collection, we love a little personalization. It’s no secret that I’d monogram Lola if I could. From fine jewelry to beautiful bedding, we’ve gathered our go-to’s… And, to see more that inspires the Garland Collection lifestyle (as well … Continue reading

A THIRST FOR LIFE + sangria & juice

While most newlyweds arrive to their hotel room on their wedding night to a bed strewn with rose petals, mine was romantically scattered with Skittles. Don’t get me wrong, my morning workouts are my lifeline, but when it comes to … Continue reading

GO BOLD OR GO HOME! Hostess style + a decadent dip recipe

When it comes to throwing a holiday soiree, at Garland Collection we say, “GO BOLD, OR GO HOME!” In other words, have fun with  it! Mix your finest silver  with your quirkiest serving pieces. Forego fancy finger foods for can’t-get-enough … Continue reading

School Daze

No matter how old I get, I always love the collegiate look. Flattering on everyone, blazers and signet rings just do it for me. Plus, this time of year, a wardrobe of standout, transitional pieces for layering and accessorizing is an easy way to manage the finicky change of seasons.

Here are a few go-tos to make the grade…

1. BLAZER 2. SHIRT 3. GARLAND COLLECTION LARGE GOLD ROPE HOOPS 4. GARLAND COLLECTION GOLD SIGNET RING 5. PANTS 6. SCARF 7. GARLAND COLLECTS MAISON VINTAGE BOOKENDS  8. SHOES 9. GARLAND COLLECTION YELLOW GOLD SIGNATURE NAMEPLATE

TABLE SETTINGS & SOUP: MATTERS OF TASTE

I love Thanksgiving. Being together with family for gratitude and good food gives the day such a feeling of warmth. Plus, it’s the kickoff to the holiday season — weeks of family, friends, parties, decorating, cooking, and hosting. Cooking delicious … Continue reading