Vintage Inspired Modern

Finally, a semi update on what’s happening at Casa de A Vintage Splendor! Although we’ve been dragging on the kitchen and bathroom, I’ve been focused on the smaller updates that make a big visual impact.  Our dining room was…

Friday Five: Vintage Tassel Necklaces

As you know, I love vintage costume jewelry especially in the form of gold tassel necklaces. I have a collection of 4 (is that a collection?) that I wear almost every day.  They vary from demur and delicate to…

Carmel-by-the-Sea

When I was 10, my family took a 3 week road trip up the coast from Los Angeles to Vancouver and we made many stops along the way. One of my favorite places was Carmel-by-the-Sea. I think I was…

Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley was the most beautiful and relaxing weekend getaway for Alan and I this year.  It’s a peaceful, charming, and cozy retreat, which is exactly what we needed after what seems like a busy year for the both of…