Church candles have always been in popular demand Upstairs. Our customer favorites as been the Santa Rosa collection which we have carried for years. With the fall season ahead of us, we are thrilled to offer a few new batch of candles that are a bit smaller but just as beautiful!
There is something so clean and elegant about a set of white dishes. Having just received a selection from France makes it all the more special. The ability to mix and match with assorted colors and styles, woods or metals, allows you to have fun with your setting. Our collection includes dinner and salad places, soup bowls and mugs, and a few other fun pieces....
When it comes to adding fun prints in unexpected places, nobody does it quite like John Robshaw. One of our current store favorites is his collection of bath towels that are equally soft and cozy as they are stylish and fun. With a decorative embroidered hem to a stunning and neutral block print they are awesome! Backed with terry cloth, you won’t have to sacrifice...
Santa Barbara has influenced my art on many different levels. Not only because I see the ocean every day with it’s sail boats, hike in the glorious sunshine most days of the year, or walk on the beach... There are many people who have encouraged and helped me along the way here.
Ask Karen about a particular painting and she'll likely have an enchanting story about it - a journey, a dream, or an inspired moment. Karen's work has been described as "earthy, soulful and primitive, yet sophisticated."
Subjects that have always most attracted me have been the human figure and portraits. My style is romantic realism and it has evolved slightly towards abstract. It is about making life more beautiful and interesting then it really is while keeping it realistic. About 10 years ago I started to paint animals, and flowers became part of my repertoire after I moved to Santa Barbara.