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Well, That’s S’well!

Well, That’s S’well!

I fell in love today. The object of my desire is beautiful. It’s also handy – exactly what you need when working out, driving or spending time outdoors. It’s made of stainless steel  – no BPA, no leaching – it’s all good. It comes in 3 convenient sizes. The smallest one is a bit larger […]

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Paola Navone for Crate&Barrel

Paola Navone for Crate&Barrel

Another beautiful cooperation between a major designer and a retail giant is that of Paola Navone and Crate&Barrel. The brilliant architect, interior designer, art director and event designer, Paola Navone hit the ball out of the ballpark with 3 stunning collections that debuted couple of weeks ago and are getting enthusiastic reception from C&B customers. […]

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JuJu and Bling

JuJu and Bling

I’m trying to stay organized. I’m trying not to lose my mind, to be precise. If you noticed I have been gone since mid May it’s because my house renovation took over my life leaving just enough space to run all the clients’ projects (and I have been blessed with a lot of them lately!) […]

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Hot Items: Buddha Statues

Hot Items: Buddha Statues

   You know how much I love Buddha statues. I find them peaceful and inspiring, and perfect accessories for my stylish open-mided clients. Great on console tables, coffee tables, all kinds of tables! Enjoy these great Buddhas photographed during my revent visit to Marvin’s Garden in Wilton.  

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Bohemian Summer

Bohemian Summer

Bohemian decorating is all about mixing and never, ever matching! Like pieces of colorful glass in a kaleidoscope, objects form stunning images in a Bohemian space. Nothing is perfect, nothing stays in the same place for long. Objects are collected, found, repurposed, and cherished till they fall apart. For a true Bohemian mix, throw in colors, […]

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British Colonial Style in India

British Colonial Style in India

With the long awaited American release of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” this Friday, beautiful British colonial style interiors of India are on my mind. The movie tells a story of British retirees (played by Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy) who travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is […]

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Colorful Like Easter Eggs

Colorful Like Easter Eggs

                      There is a great tradition of hand made intricately-patterned, very colorful Easter eggs where I come from. There are many techniques that artists use to create those little pieces of art – from painting actual eggs to creating egg-shaped pieces of art out of […]

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Recycled Baskets by Ayindisa

Recycled Baskets by Ayindisa

Today I want to share a great resource for unique gifts, fabrics and decorative accessories – Ayindisa. This little gem tucked away in the town of Ridgefield, Connecticut, Ayindisa is a fair trade principled business supporting artisans worldwide. Ayindisa sells their products and assists artisans in obtaining loans and education through various partnerships and business affiliates, […]

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Chinese Inspired Decorating

Chinese Inspired Decorating

The Chinese New Year is just around the corner, January 23rd to be precise! In honor of it, we thought we’d create a look-book that is inspired by Chinese decorating. Red is a signature color when decorating with Chinese design in mind. Lacquered furniture, silks, carved wood, folding screens, tapestries, bamboo, and pottery will all look […]

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Shubh Diwali!

Shubh Diwali!

  Shubh Diwali!! (Happy Diwali!) Diwali is a holiday that is celebrated by Hindus and Sikhs. It is also often referred to as “Festival of Lights”. The name Diwali is derived from “Deepavali” which literally means row of lamps, hence the festival of lights association. The festival lasts several days and is going on this week. It always […]

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