Kansas City, Missouri
Artistic style
interior design, landscape design, photo styling and anything macrame'
People that share their personal stories and reading books that tell great stories.
Happy place
My most recent happy place is high up in the Inyo Mountains.
Favorite project or work of art
My most favorite work of art is whatever I am currently working on.
Brown sugar cookies in a gift tray with pecans and a buttercream frosting.

Dessert Brown sugar cookies

If you are giving a gift to several people, start by baking a big batch of Hallmark stylist Andy Newcom's brown sugar...

How to Set a Table with Style

Thanksgiving How to set a table with style : Casual and comfy or formal and fancy

Knowing how to set a table is one of those life skills we used to have locked down by age 12 or so. But we live in...

Building memories

Family Building memories

We’ve all had that experience of a DIY project turning into something more than what we expected. When Hallm...

Easy Homemade Holiday Food Gifts

Christmas Easy homemade holiday food gifts

Next time you are cruising those clearance aisles, keep an eye out for festive, creative ways to share the yummy tidi...

Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas

Tips & tricks for 6 common gift-wrapping dilemmas

Q. When I’m faced with a last-minute package to wrap, I never seem to have what I need on...

Being a caregiver: a personal perspective

Encouragement Being a caregiver: A personal perspective

I will never forget the day in my parents’ garden when my dad, with tears in his eyes, told me Mom had been diagno...