Bella in Helena

A new Coco Chanel inspired women’s clothing store By MAGICAL MADGE PHOTO GALLERY and VIDEO BELOW Bella in Helena, a new Coco Chanel inspired women’s clothing store, is the latest addition to the bluff city’s downtown renaissance. The fabulous store shares an interior door with Handworks, Cathy Campbell’s successful, one-of-a-kind gift shop.

From Clarksdale to Memphis Fun

Crosby, Stills, Nash & other stuff By MAGICAL MADGE Clarksdale, Mississippi  (PHOTOS and VIDEO) In today’s world the distractions we face are immense. To focus on anything for very long is a challenge even for those not diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. The television sits dark most days, the news is depressing. Stacks of periodicals and mail pile up, the to-do […]

Maven in Coahoma May and Love Delights

By MAGICAL MADGE CLARKSDALE, Mississippi Not only does she have the ability to take just about any object and turn it into something beautiful with a gift unlike one I have ever witnessed, she delights with her words, too. This month of May has Marilyn Trainor Storey, aka The Maven in Coahoma and the MS Design Maven, […]

Baker Patton: the Cheesecake Baker Man

CLARKSDALE, Mississippi He is originally from Hopson, just South of Clarksdale, a Phi Delta Theta from Ole Miss and he likes to bake cheesecakes. In fact, if you have ever eaten at the Como Steakhouse, his delicious desserts are featured there. Baker Patton is the Cheesecake Baker Man. Lately, the MS Design Maven has been steady ordering cheesecakes from […]

Clarksdale native Kim Duease Launches Art Fabrics

(Clarksdale, Mississippi) PRESS RELEASE Kim Duease is an artist. Her palette is vivid. Her canvas is broad. Her inspiration is everywhere. Her creativity is from the heart. A native of colorful Clarksdale in the heart of the Mississippi Delta, Kim began painting and creating as a child and has never stopped. For the last twenty years she has been […]

Happy Birthday Delta Bohemian Guest House!

by Marilyn Trainor Storey – The MS Design Maven (Clarksdale, Mississippi)  MY DELTA: Art in the City Apartment, Happy Birthday Delta Bohemian Guest House! It is no secret, I spend a lot of time in Clarksdale, in the Mississippi Delta, my birthplace and home of The Blues.  I first blogged about Clarksdale, Mississippi, in 2011 […]

A Fascination With Art: Making it Your Life – Sounds interesting, huh?

(Jackson, Mississippi) by Magical Madge – On Tuesday, April 16, 2013, you can dine while talking art in a setting that is sure to impress. How could it not? The Jackson Symphony League is hosting a Spring Luncheon and the one and only Mississippi Interior Designer and Lifestyle and Design Blogger MS Design Maven, Marilyn Trainor Storey, […]