We Are So Proud Of Andrea’s Mom Sally!

Hi Friends!!  We have a mother-daughter treat today! If you read the last post about my design assistant Andrea's flower wall you will see that talent runs in the family!  Her mother, designer Sally Condara, won the ASID award on a home that Andrea worked with her on the finishes!!  Before we begin I wanted to thank you all who sent me pictures of their Easter Table! You will all love seeing the photos for next years blog!  there is still time to send!  Email the pictures to ...

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A Beautiful Flower Wall!

Hi Friends!! I so hope you have had a wonderful week. With Spring time in the air, of course, I think of flowers and maybe a bit of romance!!! When my oh-so-talented finish designer, Andrea, created a giant flower wall for her sister, Erin's, wedding -- I had to share! Andrea has always loved creating party props ever since her first job working for her next door neighbor, assisting her in developing fabulous centerpieces and props for glittery events.  She helps to create the same ...

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Happy Easter!!

Source Easter bonnets, painted eggs, flowers in springtime colors-how couldn’t Easter be one of my favorite Holidays for tabletop décor?! Source White goes with everything so it’s a wonderful pallette to mix with accents of springtime tones!!  A little trick of mine is to use my white dishes and let the salad plates set the tone of the table.  They are much less expensive, easier to store and come in so many wonderful colors and designs.  Searching the web here are a few of my ...

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A Wonderful Home With Segreto’s Finishes for Sale!!!

Hi Friends!!  Before I show you this amazing home, I wanted to say how fun it was for me to meet so many of you at Round Top! I hope you all found wonderful treasures and had so much fun with your friends and hubbies!  The weather was great, the vendors brought such unique and special wares with them, but most of all putting so many faces with names was the best part of all for me!!  Thank you so much to Marburger Farms Antique Show, Arbors and Susan Horne for hosting me at Texas's biggest ...

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Look what I found at Hello Lovely!

Hi Friends!!  I was catching up on a favorite blog of mine, Hello Lovely, one Saturday morning and saw so many images on homes we have done where designer and Milieu magazine editor Pamela Pierce helped with the interiors. Some must have been from homes for sale websites and others from magazines, many were from over 10 years ago, things I hadn't seen in years!  I love the pictures and wanted to share a few with you along with a bit of insight to Michele, the talented and sweet author of the ...

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It’s Round Top Time Again!!!

Good Morning Friends!!  It’s time to put our boots(or comfy sneakers) on and head to Round Top, Texas for my favorite antique show! Can’t wait to hit the fields and search for new treasures! Source Each year the Antique Show gets bigger and bigger and with so many vendors it’s nearly impossible to hit them all!  With more than 60 venues to visit, and over 2000 dealers, this show has certainly put the small Texas town of Round Top on the map!!! The Round Top - Warrenton area shows take ...

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Who Wouldn’t Want To Live Here?

It is so fun to see homes for sale which we have worked in! Love seeing both how they look years later and also any changes in furnishings that have been made.  This one, interiors by Munger Interiors, was featured in my second book Segreto Style and several blogs I had written because I love the before and afters. It remains as beautiful today as when we left the home!!! I found these pictures on Har.com. The home is listed by Kelley Austin with Martha Turner Sothebys International Realty. ...

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To Dallas, To Dallas, To Dallas We Go!!!

I love going to Dallas and Market is always fun!!!  Best part is I get to take my son Matthew out to dinner at the end of the trip! Of course the big event for me was on Saturday with Aidan Gray who hosted a book-signing!!  Long time friends, their showroom is featured in the painted floors section of Segreto Vignettes.  I always can't wait to see their window display--this was last years where they won best of show!  AND THIS YEAR?........ Equally as beautiful!! You can see ...

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Spring Limelight Edition

I am so blessed to work for so many talented designers that Segreto's work is featured in so many magazines! I wanted to share five recent publications with you all! I am always on pins and needles to receive my issue of  Antique Shops & Designers magazine! Posting stories from around the world, I am super honored to be a contributing editor and share my thoughts with all of their readers!! Typically their cover is a bit more old world, posting rooms that are from century old ...

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Two Entrepreneurial Woman-Two Creative Homes!

Hi Friends!  We have been inspired by the break and have been working on some new projects at Segreto!!! These two have been super fun as each were spearheaded by super creative entrepreneurial women. The first home is Susan's, a long time friend who owns and runs Multiplicity, a venue, boutique and artisan school in Old Town Katy, Texas. Along with hosting weddings and events she and her staff teach group or private lessons on jewelry making, sculpture and a multitude of crafts--what a ...

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