Saturday, January 29, 2011

Ya-Ya Sisterhood????

I absolutely love blogging. I have met so many wonderful, dear friends through it. Friends who I would otherwise have never met. All of you (and you know who you are) are part of my Ya-Ya Sisterhood (and if you haven't read "The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" go get yourself a copy right now!)

I want to especially thank Sandy Foster of My Shabby Streamside Studio blog who did a wonderful post this week on visiting my store here in New Orleans. Her photos are simply amazing!!!! I'm simply humbled and honored. My guest room is always here for you, Sandy.

Sandy is just so amazingly talented. When I think of how she single-handedly (and I mean literally single-handedly) renovated her cottage in the Catskills to be a studio from a fairytale, I feel a tremendous sense of pride in being called her friend.

Thank you, Sandy, for your wonderful post on my store!!!

I also want to thank my dear Claudia Strasser of The Paris Apartment who also included me on a post about "Amazing things my friends are doing." How wonderful is that? To be included not only among her group of friends but also to be told that I'm doing amazing things. Wow. I'm on Cloud 9. Thank you for making my day, Claudia.

Claudia is just simply amazing and when I grow up, I want to be her. :) She is always between here and Paris and arranges for fun girl shopping trips to Paris. If it wasn't for my crazy schedule, I'd be on the next flight to Paris with her. She arranges everything for you to have a wonderful time in Paris, shopping, shipping, dining and all. Just click here for more information.

Thank you, girls, for your friendship!


  1. Simply are in good company, my dear. Very good company!!!


  2. Hey, Dorothy! You know you are part of the ya-ya sisterhood, don't you?

  3. What a kind sentiment...I'll take it! The stars have indeed fallen to earth. You all shine!!!


  4. This is why I love blogging too! Hi Dorothy!

  5. Bonjour Karina,
    Claudia was spot on with including you in her lovely post. You have created a wonderful boutique!

  6. Friendshio is wonderful enjoy fay xx love visiting your pages

  7. My two favourite designers karina and claudia.

  8. karina, so wonderful to speak with you in person today. Ya Ya indeed! Meeting other designers, artists and dealers with similar loves to ours has made blogging such an adventure for Rhonda and me! May I add you to our blog roll on Swedish Interiors? Edie

  9. Dear Mimi, thank you so much for complimenting my work. Sometimes I feel guilty I derive so much pleasure from it.

    Dear Fay, I love having you read my blog. Your comments are always so lovely and so supportive!

    My dearest "White French," you are talented yourself!!!

    And Edie, I would be honored to be added to your blog roll. I have been such a follower of Swedish Interiors and hope to do a post on you and your beautiful pieces soon.



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