The Perfect Table and Chairs for Holiday Entertaining!

Although we moved into our current home just over a year ago—making this our second holiday season there—we weren’t truly settled in and hadn’t yet found our groove in the space. It takes a while, doesn’t it, really to get to know the ins-and-outs of a new house? That certainly was true when it came […]

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Snag My Holiday Decorating Tips In the New York Times!

It’s not often that the New York Times comes a-knocking and asks for a quote on my top holiday decorating tips, but that’s exactly what happened this week and I’m so excited to share about it! I’m in some very good company (um, Bunny Williams?!) and of course the article’s ideas and inspiration for festive decor are […]

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Three Holiday Vignettes to Get Your Home Ready for Guests This Season

What’s the single biggest reason I don’t entertain at home as much as I’d like to? Frankly, the thought of prepping the house for guests overwhelms me, and I think this is true for many of us! So I’ve teamed up with Gilt to share my fave low-stress ways to get your home ready for […]

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Creating Sanctuary at Home During the Holidays

This post was created in partnership with Samsung. The pressure to do it all this time of year can get seriously intense! I know I’m not alone when I say that I’m pretty wiped out from my attempts to meet my own expectations of what the festive season should be. From the parties and gatherings to […]

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Limited-Edition Art Gift Guide from Twyla

The more time I spend in the world of interiors, the more passionate I become about incorporating one-of-a-kind items into my space. Perhaps it’s a reaction to the prevalence of big box stores that have made it so easy for everyone’s homes to look the same. Or maybe it’s my response to the hundreds of […]

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Tips for Sophisticated Neutral Holiday Decorations with Tuesday Morning

This post was created in partnership with Tuesday Morning. Every holiday season when I was a kid, my family drew a line in the snow. On one side, my mother and I stood staunchly in favor of white lights and simple, clear glass ornaments for our Christmas tree. On the other, my father and sister […]

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An Indulgent, Elegant Holiday Tabletop with Godiva Masterpieces

Spend even a week here on the blog and you’ll learn pretty quickly that I find my inspiration absolutely anywhere and everywhere! Even the most unexpected source can spark ideas for any project, from decor makeovers to entertaining spreads and beyond. And frankly, the more unexpected the source, the better—because the finished product is always […]

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The Gift of Art and the True Purpose of Giving

We talk a lot about giving this time of year. From the gift guides and the charity drives to the seemingly endless loops of ads featuring elaborately wrapped presents, the theme of generosity runs deep in December. It also runs frequently to excess (do people really put big red bows on cars?!), for when we’re […]

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High Point Market Trend Report: Floating Acrylic Furniture

I cannot believe it’s been over a month since I returned home with stars in my eyes from High Point Market! The time since then has flown by, and it seems like only yesterday I was living it up on the  Design Bloggers Tour, hitting the showrooms at the world’s largest interiors trade show and getting […]

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Shop My Fave Black Friday Sales for Home Decor!

I’m not a huge sale person. You definitely will never find me waiting in line for hours with other rabid shoppers, or camping out in a parking lot for doorbuster deals. But I do love Black Friday for the fact that it’s the one instance when all my favorite basics—the luxe, timeless staples that never go […]

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