SegretoStone-Our New Line!

Hi Friends!  Thank you so much for all your well wishes and helpful tips to all of us effected by Hurricane Harvey! I updated last Friday's post on Houston and Hurricane Harvey with more information on how to get help and where to donate. Please go to the end of the blog on Harvey for the updated information.  Although we sadly still have many subdivisions underwater, other streets are lined with dumpsters, ruined furniture, carpet, and debris.  This shows that we are beginning to rebuild which ...

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What Has Segreto Been Up To?

Hi Friends!  I hope you have all had a wonderful week! I wanted to share with you a few transformations we have been working on. I need to get better on the before we start pictures! But... here are some durings and afters! Metal range-hoods are all the range but can be super pricey and have a long lead time to manufacture. In this kitchen we finished for designer Sarah Eilers, the range  was built from wood, and finished to read like real metal. I love the two toned ...

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What Segreto’s Been Up to!

We have been busy with so many fun projects that I thought it was time to share! I have had so much fun seeing some of the homes we have worked on, furnished!! This is a stately, established home where the bones are amazing and the homeowners just wanted an update. The original moldings and floors remained but the walls were coated with plaster in a soothing warm tone. Before, the moldings were white, but toning them to the plaster put focus on the architecture and floors and really ...

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The Power of the Paneled Room

As early as the late 15th century, the world was introduced to the paneled room: insulating the structure and protecting the home owners from severe drafts and cold weather. Source Becoming more decorative, intricately carved bosieries became popular in French interiors during the 17th and 18th centuries. Look at the Palace of Versailles or one of my favorite rooms: this dressing area Segreto glazed for designer Kara Childress, published in Architectural Digest, and used as the cover ...

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The Holiday Table & Bering’s Book Give Away!

Bering's, one of the largest sellers of the Segreto books, has graciously offered to host a Segreto Style book give-a-way in support of Small Business Day and their Season of Style Event, in which I will be signing books and my friend, designer Ellie Bale, will be displaying beautiful holiday table settings using Bering's extensive collection of amazing tableware! I can't wait -- setting the table is my favorite part of entertaining!!! Look at the beautiful setting above which Ellie ...

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