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Gracious French Living with Sharon Santoni

Gracious French Living with Sharon Santoni

Although she has resided in France for most of her adulthood, British-born author and entrepreneur Sharon Santoni remains enthralled with the culture of her...

Creating Joy in the City of Light

After rising from graphic designer to art director to senior designer before starting her own strategic branding firm, Vancouver, British Columbia, native Jackie Kai...

Haven of Grace

When a family matriarch purchased a French château–inspired residence that suits her long-held design aesthetic and her joy for entertaining, she proved an important...
The Poetry of Flowers

The Poetry of Flowers

Although plants have been imbued with symbolism for centuries, the nuanced art of “floriography” reached its peak during Victorian times. Still today, bouquets reflect...
Living in Loveliness

Living in Loveliness

From hand-painted wallpaper and finely stitched linens to the masterful blend of timeworn European antiques and cherished heirlooms, this meticulously decorated residence offers the...
With a Graceful Bow

With a Graceful Bow

The tasteful drooping of a tulip suggests that there is elegance in rest. While spring is known for productivity, only relaxation and quietude give...