Friday, April 22, 2016

Friday Fun...Here's to independent films!

Here's some news...
As some of you know I've had several readings of my full length screenplay and then recently optioned it--my first feature film!   The past few years (years? yes, years!...when you're having fun it doesn't seem that long) has all been very exciting and we are now finally getting the film packaged (choosing a director, etc).  Meanwhile I've written a new film...

...Battle of the Bands.  A short comedy film that I'll also be directing and acting in. We have a fantastic cinematographer and film crew--plus a fun, talented cast.

We launched a crowd funding campaign just last night. Indie films are expensive and we want to make it the best that we possibly can--using the RED camera, special lenses and a Grammy winning musical director to score it! That's all lined up and we're ready to go.  The cast goes into rehearsal in two weeks as the crowd funding gets under way.

Here's the link to our campaign page in case you want to read more about it...pledge a contribution, and get weekly updates including photos of upcoming rehearsals which will also include location test shots.

So...if you want to support independent films, women in film, gender equality (yes, the film has a subtle message) and help a funny entertaining film get made while being a part of something special, then let us know!  Because there's a perk with your name on there is an opportunity where a character in our film could have your name...

Check out our perks page to see what I mean. And, thank you for your interest and support! XO

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Take it up a notch!

You know you can do it. Make your home look more custom, more high-end, more-more. Here're some tips:  

 1. Add thoughtful, but uncluttered layers like table-scaping

2. Well framed artwork. Whether it's a priceless piece or your children's finger painting

3. Add moulding! In any room or area

4. Hang your drapery floor to ceiling. It'll make the ceiling appear higher.

5. Add oversized pillows. This no-braniner is the easiest way to give a room a high-end look.

6. Add greenery.  A tree or plant not only adds interest but also cleans the air.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Friday fun...

Honored to be on the cover with Wali Collins who just wrapped a film with Stanley Tucci and is shooting his Baz Luhrmann Netflix show both releasing this year. Here's a sneak peek on my interview about stand up and my film before the magazine gets released...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Winter living! Mwah!

Hey there! Now that we're smack-dab in the middle of winter I'm enjoying cozy decor.  Whether it's in blogs or magazines or my own home--I'm down.  To warm up the winter in this cold hard city I put my faux fur throws, wool throws and cashmere blankets draped on the sofa, lounge chairs and the bed. I added more candles in the fireplace too--they're great anytime of year but there's something so sexy and chic when the temp drops.

Especially in a snow storm like the one we just had about a week ago.  A good deal of snow has melted yet there's still enough at the curbs to remind us how beautiful it once was... for like--just two days, but still... it was beautiful.  The night of the storm was the best.  I walked down the middle of Fifth Avenue with not a car in sight and made snow angels in Bryant Park--the city looked magical. 

I gotta say I'm really enjoying winter this year--which is surprising because winter is my least favorite season.  I'm loving it.  Go figure. 

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

My simple as black & white

wOw!! I love a black and white bathroom!!
Here's a project I did a few years back--back when I wasn't doing stand up and writing...anyway it still feels fresh to me so I thought I'd post it. This is the main bathroom in the front house down the shore.  I never get tired of this look. 
The crackled mirrors are from Crate and Barrel, the blue garden stool is from Home Goods, sinks are from Home Depot and the faucets from I installed the black and white floor tiles myself and also hand stenciled the flower wall border. I painted the outside of the claw foot tub black and you can't see the feet, but I painted them silver.  

Yeah, like I said--I had a lot of free time back then:) Someday I'll have the walls tiled. I already know what I want...white subway tiles with black grout...but, I'll definitely hire someone for that and to paint. I'm considering having the door painted black! What do you think?? See my inspiration in a couple of photos below.

There's something timeless and fresh about it.  And, it always feels "clean".  Below are some of my favorites. Check 'em out!
Photo: Elle Decor
That's my favorite sink!
You can never go wrong with checkerboard. It's a classic.
These are the most spectacular shower doors I've ever seen!

Love the floor.

This floor tile is stunning.

First photo is from Elle Decor, the rest unless otherwise specified are from Pinterest

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