Gift Wrapping, in the most major way!

It is no secret that John James loves a good gift wrap.


I wanted to give a very special thank you to a very special person, Kelly Burns at Hartman Studios and so I went to the super cute new Alchemy Spirits in Oakland to pick up a bottle of local whiskey.  What fabulously attractive, intelligent and sexy young woman doesn’t like a nice bottle of whiskey. Continue reading

Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon

I just finished a very beautiful and very large wedding in collaboration with the inimitable Kathleen Deery down in Carmel California. She reached out to me, and with her expert guidance and design, a truly extraordinarily marvelous event was born. Needless to say, after the beauty, the laughter and the hard work, we all needed a break (“A break from Carmel”, you ask. I know it’s a crazy thing to say). I decided to treat my designers to a quick trip to Portland Oregon, one of my favorite cities.

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