Emmy-nominated TV Host, best-selling author, and America's top Lifestyle Expert Mar Jennings is the creater of the design philosophy Casual Luxury, and is acclaimed as a leading source on home, gardening and lifestyle. His work has appeared on HGTV, QVC, The Today Show, and more, and in numerous design and gardening publications, including Better Homes and Gardens magazine.
Mar Jennings is the author of the best selling Life On Mar’s: A Four Season Garden, a nationally acclaimed gardening book, sold world-wide. Mar’s continues the series with Life On Mar’s: Creating Casual Luxury at the remarkable price of $19.95
A growing trend amongst frequent travelers is to pack a few staple items that help to personalize any hotel room. These might include their favorite soaps and slippers, a few small photos, or their usual end-of-day tunes. These modern day nomads spend so much time in hotel rooms that they have cleverly figured out how to personalize a space without being permanent.
My entire life I’ve been in tune with my surroundings. Whether at home or on vacation I observe the details as if I was going to be tested on it. Even the most obsolete things I drill down on, from the carpet to the crowd moldings and everything in between. But there is always one thing that trumps everything else and it’s more about what you don’t see rather than what you do see.
Have you ever picked up something and imagined its’ creative and functional possibilities beyond the obvious? Lately I had that moment when I was looking at some trays in a store. Trays have so many possible functions in so many rooms that they really are indispensible.