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Pillow Talk – My Favorite Throw Pillows from Design Legacy

Pillow Talk – My Favorite Throw Pillows from Design Legacy

What’s a girl to do when she needs an easy way to quickly update her home decor? She throws on some new pillows and voila! And while generally I prefer to design custom pillows for my clients, sometimes there is just no time to waste. If a client calls and she needs some great and unique pillows by next week […]

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Zebras by Scalamandre To-Go!

Zebras by Scalamandre To-Go!

For years design enthusiasts revered the iconic Zebras pattern by Scalamandre. Started as a wallpaper pattern for the famous Gino’s restaurant, this design has true magic to it. Its most popular colorway – Masai Red was used over and over again by some of the big names in interior design. And it’s still fresh today. Did […]

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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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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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Animal Instincts – Showing Your Wild Side With Animal Prints

Animal Instincts – Showing Your Wild Side With Animal Prints

I love animal prints. And playing with Instagram. So, today we just look. Here are my top 7 animal prints of all time:  

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LuLu DK Child for Schumacher

LuLu DK Child for Schumacher

I am excited about the new collection from LuLu DK Child for Schumacher! These pretty, nature – inspired fabrics are a great starting point to a modern nursery design. All kinds of animals and other nature elements adorn versatile cotton and linen in both print and embroidery. Take a look and get inspired for your child’s first room!   Jungle […]

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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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ROOMS WITH A VIEW 2011

ROOMS WITH A VIEW 2011

Our vignette at Rooms With A View 2011 is ready! Rooms With A View is Fairfield County’s premier design event. This year’s theme, “The Next Generation” pays homage to the “Dean of American Design”, Albert Hadley, who was a founder of Rooms With A View and has served as its hands-on honorary chairman.  Our vignette at Rooms […]

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Headboards!

Headboards!

Headboards are a fun and fabulous way to instantly add a focal point to any bedroom. If you think that headboards are only for traditional interiors, think again. Headboards are now made with lacquered wood, reclaimed wood, reclaimed doors, room divider screens, and of course upholstery. Take a look at these great photos for inspiration!   […]

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Rockin’ Moroccan

Rockin’ Moroccan

Moroccan design is an eclectic mix of Moorish and European influences, which makes it widely popular in the design world. When Moroccan elements are put into a space, they add a bit of worldly with a side of cool. Moroccan motifs include heavily carved doors and windows, beautiful hand-made carpets, vibrant painted tiles, and leather […]

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