Celebrity Homes

Prince of Darkness

Ozzy Osbourne’s house was put up for sale several months ago, which gives us a look inside his house, designed by Sharon Osbourne’s favorite designer, author, and star of the one time show Million Dollar Decorators, Martyn Lawrence-Bullard. I don’t know what their house looked like in the height of Ozzy’s fame, but this is a far cry from what I would expect, although if you watched the MTV show, The Osbournes, ...

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Traditional English Garden Design

In Greenwich, Connecticut, there is a private Tudor estate, Old Mill Farm, designed by architect Charles Lewis Bowman in 1926, that has timeless landscaping complete with secret gardens, a hedge maze, old stone walls and iron gates. Entrance with reflecting pool I love purple and think it lends itself well to stone structures and walls. Staddle stones mark the entrance into into a garden “room”. London plane trees with exfoliating bark surrounded by boxwood ...

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Celebrity Kitchens

Thanks to Architectural Digest, HGTV and MLS listings, it’s possible for us to be a little voyeuristic and get a glimpse into homes that would normally be inaccessible to us, in this case, celebrity kitchens. Maybe some of them will speak to you – maybe some won’t; the styles are all over the place! Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi‘s kitchen. Angela Lansbury enjoys cooking and wanted her kitchen to reflect warmth and the architecture of ...

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Tuesday Trivia Answers

Thank you for participating! Difficult, wasn’t it?? I could have selected names randomly and scored better than if I had tried to take the poll!! Cher‘s disguised kitchen. I thought her kitchen would be somehow grander – I really like the fact that it’s not. Hank Azaria‘s kitchen. Lady Gaga! Seriously?!?!? Located in Bel Air, California. Her costumes and clothing would lead me to believe that her personal space would reflect that style ...

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s New Home

Gwyneth Paltrow and her musician husband, Chris Martin of the band Coldplay, have been on the East Coast for years, living in Manhattan penthouses and a sumptuous Hamptons estate. Now, they have put down roots in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California with the purchase of a house for $10.45 million, $1.5 million below the original listing price – good for them for negotiating 😉 This new construction, concept house called “The ...

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