a fun northern california home

There’s something so appealing about a lived in space that looks collected rather than decorated, and this former YWCA summer camp turned sprawling Northern California home is a prime example. Per the Elle Decor article, the first time the couple was shown the space they couldn’t wrap their heads around the amount of work needed and just walked out, but…
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design obsession: beaded chandeliers

I have a pretty serious new obsession with beaded chandeliers. I absolutely love the picture above – isn’t that just the chicest little breakfast nook you’ve ever seen? It’s so light and bright and pretty, and the statement chandelier is what makes the space pop, in my opinion. Unfortunately, these gorgeous chandeliers can be extremely expensive; the creme de la creme in…
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8 Best Etsy Shops for Home Decor

I love Etsy, but the site can be a bit intimidating since there is so much on there; they sell everything from cupcakes to stationery to jewelry, and everything in between. My favorite thing to shop for on the site by far is home decor items, and I’ve figured out a few really great shops along the way. It was difficult…
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a colorful house

Take a peek at this vibrant Atlanta house. The owner loves color and wanted her house to be fun and bold, and the designer (Boston based Kate Rosenfeld) definitely delivered. There are so many patterns, prints and colors in the home but it ends up looking chic instead of crazy, which is the sign of a talented designer. Okay truthfully there…
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decorating with baskets and hats

I love the look of decorating a wall with something other than the obvious; tapestries, signs, and my favorites, hats and baskets. I actually created a hat wall in my office by accident/out of necessity; I didn’t have any space to hang my collection so I threw them up on the wall and ended up really liking how they looked. It’s…
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MBDS

I have a serious new design crush on Martin Brudnizki. His London based firm, Martin Brudzinski Interior Design, is the force behind pretty much every gorgeous restaurant in the British capital (Le Caprice, Dean Street Townhouse, The Ivy) as well as some of the chicest eateries in Toronto, Miami, New York and Los Angeles. The picture above is from the Cecconi’s in Miami…
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