Happy New Year – Lacquered Life is back … and in Vogue

  • Life
  • January 6, 2016

IMG_1350Happy New Year Lacquered Lifers! I’m BACK! I want to start off the new year by apologizing to those of you who were disappointed by my blog neglect over the past few months. Business at Torrance Mitchell Designs has been booming (thankfully), and Lacquered Life fell by the wayside. Time management has never been one of my strengths. I am looking forward to being back over here at Lacquered Life in 2016, and based on this “best nine” on instagram it seems that most of you are looking forward to watching the progress of our renovation at the Barbot House here in Charleston. Follow along on instagram @lacqueredlife  #barbothouse as we begin the renovation this winter/spring 2016. However, I would like to ask all of you to let me know what you would like to see from Lacquered Life in 2016. What posts do you miss most? Preservation? Entertaining? Interiors? Products? Let me know – I want to cater the site to my loyal readers … many of you who have been with me since 2009 when this journey started. best-dining-rooms-in-vogue-09Also, in case visiting Lacquered Life and following along on instagram @lacqueredlife weren’t enough, you can find me writing for the Living section over at Vogue.com. Looking forward to bringing a little bit of lacquered lifestyle to Vogue readers. The photo above is from my first post, The Most Beautiful Dining Rooms in Vogue. Stay tuned – I promise to let you know here at Lacquered Life when the Vogue.com posts go live.

Again, thank you for following along these past seven years, regardless of my irregularity, means so much to have readers like you.

Cheers, Olivia

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  • Welcome back LL! you have been missed indeed! I miss your observations and analyses of preservation projects and issues. Keep the design opinions coming too!

  • you’ve got a great aesthetic- can’t wait to see you apply it to your own home renovation. Keep the decor, interior and preservation posts coming! 🙂

  • So glad you’re back to the blog! I love your posts when they center on traditional or updated traditional interiors. Gardens too. Inspiration from historic properties. Your home and your projects. I appreciate less focus on products/more on great resources that a designer would know but blog readers might not.