Around the World Travel and Design blog

If you haven't noticed, HoneyTrek.com has become my new labor of love. Seeing Design was meant to be the aesthetic arm of our blog about our 675-day honeymoon around the world, but the style and stories behind each of the 33 countries and 302 places we visited can't be separated from our journey to find ...

Places Projects

With 2,900 exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of products displayed at the New York International Gift Fair, the trends can't help but reveal themselves. If last season's trend doesn't make an appearance again, it means nobody was buying it. When the same look keeps turning up, it was a best seller. And when hundreds of ...

Etc Finds

It's late January in New York City and to buyers, editors, and wholesalers that means Gift Show. It's one of the largest accessory and home design fairs in the country and where I'll be spending my weekend. I've been receiving promotional emails all week from manufacturers trying to lure us to their booths with sneak ...

Etc Finds

two piece Vanity

Flash back to three weeks ago and my backyard was a DIY testing ground for nine painted-furniture projects. The paint has since dried, the hardware been screwed back on, the bugs picked out of the air-dried paint, and the furniture has been moved inside. Some of the projects were just paint touch-ups and others, you'll ...

Projects