High Point Market Trend Report: All-Things Art Deco Inspired

It’s time for another dispatch from my trip to this fall’s High Point Market! Everywhere I looked as I toured the showrooms on the Design Bloggers Tour, I was smitten with all the Art Deco inspired pieces I spotted. I just couldn’t get enough of the chunky shapes, sultry curves, and unexpected details. After so […]

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Casual Jumpsuit Layering for Cool Weather

This past summer, at every event and gathering I attended, the jumpsuit was the uniform de rigeur amongst all the chicest guests. Jumpsuits make perfect sense for sunny days and warm evenings: they combine the throw-on-and-go ease of a dress with an upped style ante that’s all their own. When the mercury drops, though, they’re just […]

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3 Easy Tips to Do Right Now to Prepare for Holiday Entertaining

I almost can’t believe I just typed the title of this post. Holiday entertaining is upon us, and I’m feeling a mix of giddy enthusiasm and grit-my-teeth apprehension. I’m somewhat embarrassed to admit that in in years past, I’ve been issued invitations to guests for cocktail drop-ins, weekend brunches, and other festive to-do’s, only to rescind […]

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Stewart-Schafer’s Glam Luxe Lovely Bride Flagship Redesign

I’ve already waxed poetic about my great admiration for interiors firm Stewart-Schafer (their minimalist modern interior design tips is one of my most popular posts!) so I’m excited to share some of their latest work! I’m always fascinated by retail and commercial design—I love to see how designers bring a brand’s identity to life in […]

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Save the Planet in Style with the Closca Bottle

It’s been nine months since my trip to India, and not a week goes by that I don’t experience a reminder of how that journey has impacted me. Sometimes it’s a big picture smack on the head—I’m still constantly struck by the vastness of that country’s landscape and the richness of its cultural heritage—but more […]

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A Closer Look at The Authentics Book by Melanie Acevedo + Dara Caponigro

There are coffee table books you look at. There are coffee table books you pour over, read every last word, and dog ear countless pages so you can refer back to them for inspiration in moments of need. And then there are coffee table books you buy multiple copies of because everyone in your life […]

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How to Style a Moody Fall Floral Midi Dress

Do you ever find that the pieces in your wardrobe that challenge you the most inspire outfits that delight you the most? Maybe it’s because of the extra effort you had to put in to make them work, but there’s something about the satisfaction of taking an item outside your usual comfort zone and rocking […]

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IKEA Hack Storage Cabinet with Custom Removable Wallpaper from Canvas On Demand

Things are really starting to shape up around here! Slowly but surely, every day we chip away at the chaos that has ruled our house since we first demo’ed our kitchen last August. For example? Now that our hallway isn’t a staging ground for painting and carpentry, I’ve been able to transform it into what […]

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Decor Trend Highlights from the High Point Market Design Bloggers’ Tour!

The week before last found me pounding the pavement at High Point Market in search of the season’s latest and greatest interiors and decor trend finds. High Point is the largest furnishings trade show in the world, which means I logged some serious steps! It was my third trip to market, and this time around […]

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Stylish + Simple Natural Skincare from Monastery

You know I’m always on the lookout for simple natural skincare brands that look as good in my medicine cabinet as they do on my skin, so when I heard about the San Francisco-based beauty line Monastery I dropped everything and rushed to their website! There I found a concise collection of botanically sourced products […]

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