SCOUTED: Pen and Ink Lion

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“It’s A Jungle Out There”, a new pen and ink piece by DENNIS J. GORMLEY.

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It’s almost as big as me.  But can be customized to fit your space.

DENNIS J. GORMLEY
239.269.6684

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Allison

Sep
18
2014

Enter Fall

GARDNER COLBY GALLERY has a wide-ranging and eclectic collection of art that I love and find inspirational (and also I want to buy) every time I walk in the door.  Here are a few paintings that make me think of Fall.

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Tying Her Hair, oil painting by Aaron Westerberg.

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Suddenly, 40″x30″ acrylic by Linda Ruth Dickinson.

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Equadorean Dice Catcher, 16″x16″ acrylic by Kevin Sloan.

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Repetition, 44″x24″ oil painting by Olivier Suire Verley.

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GARDNER COLBY GALLERY
386 Broad Avenue South
Naples, FL 34102
239.403-7787

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Allison

Sep
16
2014

SCOUTED: Riding Boot

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I just started horseback riding and even though I can barely walk this week, I’m inspired by the new Dolce & Gabbana flat riding boot at MARISSA COLLECTIONS.

Happy trails.

MARISSA COLLECTIONS
1167 Third Street South
Naples, FL 34102
800.581.6641

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Allison

 

Sep
11
2014

Wine Storage

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WILLIAM C. HUFF COMPANIES is is into wine.  That is, wine storage.  They hosted Claude Robbins, founder of the International Wine Guild who presented a series of wine pairings and trained the Huff staff in proper wine handling and storage.

Some interesting facts: more than 50% of all wines over 15 years old are probably bad and American wines have a shelf-life of less than 10 years.

“The most destructive thing to wine, over time, is vibration. Truck traffic or even road vibration from other vehicles near your home can turn wine bad in a matter of months.” — Jim Henderson, President of William C. Huff Companies

The company is installing shock proof flooring in their new wine storage area inside of their warehouse to prevent vibrations and ensure best practices are utilized.

Stay tuned … they are co-sponsoring several two-day educational seminars this coming Fall.  Call them for details.

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WILLIAM C. HUFF COMPANIES
Comprehensive Logistics for Elite Estates
800.231.3557

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Allison

 

Sep
9
2014

Fall Wedding Season Part II

There are so many details that make your big day go smoothly.  The Scout Guide Naples is your directory for covering them all …

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THE PHOTOGRAPHER: To capture the special moments, beloved family and friends, and beautiful decor, you’ll want HEATHER DONLAN PHOTOGRAPHY.

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THE NECKLACE: Make an entrance in an Elizabethan collar necklace from SHANNON GREEN COLLECTION.

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THE FACE: DUALITY ARTISTRY will have you looking radiant all day.  And the DMA lipsticks and lip glosses are not only gorgeous but last for hours through kisses and chatting with guests.

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BRIDESMAID GIFTS: Sweet, very Naples, and priced to gift is the Florida Cuff from PIERRE & HARRY.

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THE HONEYMOON: Be it a beach getaway or city tour, MAD TRAVEL, INC. will have you traveling in relaxed luxury.

For more ideas, see TSG Naples “I DO” board on Pinterest!

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Allison

Sep
4
2014

Fall Wedding Season

The Fall wedding season is upon us and TSG is your wedding directory.  Here are a few businesses and artisans who will make your day to remember …

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THE ENGAGEMENT RING: Find yours, have it made custom, at PORT ROYAL JEWELERS. (Photo: Vanessa Rogers Photography. Styled by Michaela Vattimo of Michaela & Co., Jewelry: Port Royal Jewelers.)

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THE INVITATION: Work with ARABESQUE OF NAPLES to perfect yours.

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THE DAY: 50FIFTY CREATIVE SERVICES will make it your dream and more.

More details to come … keep posted to the blog!  Best wishes and happy planning!

See TSG Naples board “I DO” on Pinterest too!

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Allison

 

 

Sep
2
2014