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Archive for May, 2012

Kips Bay Designer Show House

Kips Bay Designer Show House

So much fun yesterday visiting the 2012 Kips Bay Decorator Show House at The Aldyn Residence. A definite must see! Here are my favorite rooms: The Scalamandre-Zebras-clad foyer (above) is the show’s first impression. I have written about Zebras before – it’s an icon, and one of my favorites.  Lacquered walls and fabrics from Thom Filicia’s […]

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The Summer of Love Shopping Spree at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

It’s summer and it’s time for love! Love of great furniture, love of refreshing accessories and love of comfort! And you can win The Summer of Love shopping spree at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams right now! Go to Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams to enter. I know what’s on my list if I win: Barrington Chest + […]

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Grace and Blake Bench – I’m In Love!

Grace and Blake Bench – I’m In Love!

I’m in love with Grace and Blake bench with burlap upholstered top and the best of all, rope handles! At 30″ x 20″ it has small space impact but it’s huge on style! LOVE!

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Dinner Party Tips from Cornelia Guest

Dinner Party Tips from Cornelia Guest

Cornelia Guest. The entertaining icon. Yes, she can throw a party for hundreds without blinking, but you can apply those two brilliant and simple entertaining rules to your gathering no matter how formal it is. Here are my two favorite dinner party tips from Cornelia Guest: NEVER LET COCKTAILS GO FOR LONGER THAN HALF AN […]

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Alexa Hampton Honored at Innovation in Design Awards Gala

Alexa Hampton Honored at Innovation in Design Awards Gala

I had so much fun last night tweeting live from 2012 Innovation in Design Awards ceremony. In its 6th edition this year, 2012 IDAS honored the hugely talented Alexa Hampton who was the recipient of the Connecticut Cottages & Gardens Innovator Award. I was dying to show you the photo of the beautiful Alexa accepting […]

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Our Rent My Eye May Challenge

Our Rent My Eye May Challenge

We are having a fantastic spring so far when it comes to the number of bookings for our packaged services, such as RENT MY EYE. So, we decided to challenge ourselves to make May 2012 the record month for our signature RENT MY EYE package. Which is why, I ask for your help- and I want to […]

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Cool Pool. Table.

Cool Pool. Table.

  I am not a pool player (by any means) but I have seen hundreds of them back in my London days. Once in a while I need to find a pool table for a client and I find it challenging. I don’t like how most of the mass produced tables look. Depending on the price point they […]

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Color My Mini

Color My Mini

And another example of unlimited color! The car is mini but the color is large!

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Brights by OPI

Brights by OPI

Continuing our series of “color. unlimited.” here is the Brights by OPI collection of brilliant nail colors. Which one is your favorite bright?

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Moissonnier Collection from Decorative Crafts

Moissonnier Collection from Decorative Crafts

Continuing with examples of product lines that offer almost unlimited color options, today we are looking at Moissonnier collection from Decorative Crafts. Gorgeous chests, cabinets and desk are available in both soft powdery hues and bold and juicy ones. Yummy! All Moissonnier pieces are available in any Moissonnier finish. Moissonnier finish choices are shown above.  If […]

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