It’s All In the Details…

I cam across this incredible Parisian real estate/ renovation and design site A+B Kasha and fell MADLY, MADLY in love with everything I saw. Of course, as with most things, the French just do it better. And that goes for architecture too. Don’t get me wrong, a love a good, old New England Greek Revival- but the details found in the old apartment buildings in Paris are hard to beat. And I adore seeing a development company like this really celebrating all the gorgeous historical millwork, hardware and small accents that really make these spaces works of art. And seeing them empty and pristine like this just shows how much potential is there for decorating!

Get ready to SQUEAL.

Look at all that detailed crown and millwork. And the FLOOR! And windows. And the LIGHT! The light in Paris is just special.

New Wallpaper Obsession

Even though Henry is only turning 1 in a few weeks (side note: how did that happen so fast?) I admittedly have been thinking about his “big boy room”. And you know that means WALLPAPER.   A client introduced me to this line, Sian Zeng, and I am straight up obsessed.  Not only is it a darling modern take on classic toile and scenic papers, but many designs are magnetic!  And she sells these darling magnets that go with the paper to create fun playful scenes for kids!

I just adore this Dinosaur “toile” pattern (loving it with the green trim, btw)


Amazing Designer Inspired Deals!

In my sourcing travels I’ve been seeing a lot of pieces from discount or big box retailers that look MIGHTY similar to some designer items popular right now. Imitation in the sincerest form of flattery, or so they say, and these pieces give very similar (in some cases- identical) looks for a fraction of the price.

Rejuvenation Pendant ($209) vs. World Market Pendant ($69.99)
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Nottingham Wall Mirror ($495) vs. World Market Wall Mirror ($99.99)

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Sponsor Welcome: Summer Style with Dear Keaton

I don’t know if I’ve ever enjoyed putting together a sponsor welcome as much as I did this one. Dear Keaton is new online shop for home and fashion and it is so perfectly curated that I want just about one of everything. Truly. I spent SO much time doing this post because I could not help myself- it was so fun.

Here’s a beach ready look featuring a bunch of their spot-on selections- I need all of this to happen for me:

Sweet Inspiration

I am a frustrated baker at heart. I have always LOVED baking, and wish I could translate my creativity and art skills into amazing cakes. Alas, I do not have the time- and when I do, I often get so frustrated by working with icing that I give up and just eat the hot mess I’ve created. So I am in awe with the work of baker/artist/pastry wizard Alana Jones-Mann in Los Angeles.  She makes such incredible cakes and bakes goods- many with clear influences from the design world! Here are a few of my favorites paired with interior compliments!

Can yuo EVEN with this palm leaf wallpaper cake? Because I can’t.

The wallpaper it’s based on.


I mean, Pinterest gold people. GOLD.

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