Down the Hatch!
I learned living in New Orleans that every house should have a designated bar, and it’s not complete without this book. “New Orleans Cocktails,” scriptura.com.
John Derian’s decoupage plates make great ‘catchalls’ atop a foyer console or countertop or hung as part of a curated wall collection. I’m drawn to its feminine, vintage-inspired bouquet. Pied Nu, piednunola.com, johnderian.com
The Eyes Have It
The artwork of South Louisiana artist Francis X Pavy is rooted in tradition, yet a tad avant garde. I’m swooning over his “Moon Eyes” fabric bewitched with the colors of Mardi Gras.
Lost and Found
I’m all about nostalgia, so I adore this 19-century French wedding cloche and other objet trouvés that tell a story. Dop Antiques & Architecturals, facebook.com/Dop-Antiques-274697305981175.
Handmade from seven pounds of clay, ceramic artist Michael Clement’s Lindsay bowl is colorful, quirky, and versatile. M. Clement Studio, mclementstudio.com.