Peacock Blue

For anyone who knows me, they know that purple is my favorite color. I do not wear it, but I use it as much as I can. My second, is Peacock Blue. Not Navy or Turquoise, but the deep stunning Peacock Blue that Maxfield Parrish could paint and that came from the Orient. This color… Read more »

Happy New Year

I went to my mail box on Saturday to find two cards from friends of mine. They both tell there own story and I am sharing them with you. The first is a picture of my God child Hanz, taken on Plum Island, MA. by his mom my very good friend and non blood sister… Read more »

Unpacking and setting up

It has been has been a week of unpacking boxes filled with amazing stuff from years of collecting. I am enjoying this new location, the view is spectacular and best of all I get to see the Christmas tree light up each evening. The holidays are around the corner. I spent the day unpacking holiday… Read more »


Grateful I am, Shandell’s is starting it’s 5th year in Millerton, NY in a brand new studio. The sign went up on Weds., most everything is moved from the old location. I will finish moving by the end of the weekend. I did not realize how much stuff one can have. Lots of lamps and… Read more »

Horse Lovers Delight

With the holiday season right around the corner, I thought I would put together a couple of themed gift ideas. Brighten up any room in the house with a vintage sporting art lamp, hand made by Shandell’s. There are many to choose from, this is one of my favorites. A tissue box with vintage horse… Read more »