Tuesday, June 28, 2011

TUESDAY: Inspiring Spaces by Delores Arabian

The blog world is sorta like a 5A high school. 1,000 kids in your class, and yet you seem to know something about all of them. I find constant inspiration in the pages of my fancy, expensive design books, but nothing beats a glass of diet coke (or wine) and an hour flipping through the pages of my favorite blogs! I first met Delores of the beautiful blog: Vignette Design when she posted her tablescape on Susan's Tablescape Thursdays. I immediately fell in love with her California home(s), and began secretly right clicking on photos to save them for my inspiration file, and I thought why not share them with all of you - today!

Her gardens are as magical as her interiors:

Ok, here, let me help you lift your jaw up off the floor! All of these pictures are of Delores's homes and they were all taken by her! Yes, decorator, landscaper, amazing cook, stylist, and photographer are all the hats that Delores not only wears, but expertly juggles on her beautiful blog! Stop by and say hello today, you'll be ever so glad you did!

Thank you Delores for being so inspiring!


  1. Love her and her style is unmatched. She knows how to mix the old with the new, always my favorite ... thanks for sharing. I had not seen all of these images, saved a few myself. LOL

  2. love Delores' home in the wine country...LOVE! both her homes are beautiful and I agree, she takes the best photos!!


  3. Love Delores, Artie, she just won one of my Giveaways from Novica!!

    Her outdoor living spaces is just breathtaking!

    Art by Karena

    I have a New, very fashionable Giveaway on my site! Come and enter!

  4. I am a happy follower of Delores's blog and BEAUTIFUL homes!! Thanks for sharing these beautiful photos with us! Martina

  5. Hi Artie,
    What a surprise! Thank you so much for featuring me!
    You are so sweet to do so and so complimentary. I'm blushing! Although, I could sure say all the same things about you too! I love your blog and your home and all that you do as well, creating such gorgeous interiors. Thank you my friend! xo Delores

  6. Artie, I so agree. I wish I could whisk her (and you) to TX and just have her/both of you tell me what to do! So much talent. Well you do too Artie, don't be modest.. thanks for sharing your favorites from her blog..Many blessings, marlis

  7. I just LOVE Delores's homes, blog, gardens, VIEWS, photos....I could go on and on. Her blog is gorgeous! She is a real inspiration, as are you! Thanks for featuring her! XO, Pinky

  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog....and my jaw did hit the floor when I saw these pics! Her house and gardens are enchanting! Wow!

  9. Such a lovely home and those outdoor spaces look incredible! I am also an admirer of her tablescapes - she is very talented!!!


  10. I know Delores personally and I can say she is as warm and inviting of a person as are her homes. She is a genuine as they come and talented and very humble about her talents. Love her, her blog and her homes, Kathysue

  11. Elegant and fresh. Love her dining tables and gardens.