Two Fun Events!

I wanted to share with you guys two events coming up that I am a part of! Perhaps you are feeling a need to get out of the house, network and meet some fun people and see some cool spaces? If so, read on.

I was excited to be asked to work on my first big commercial project last year with a development company renovating an old school into condos in Medford, MA.  I was in charge of picking all the interior finishes, from the floor stains and wall colors to the kitchens, baths, lighting and even the doors.  Now they are ready to show and we’re having a party to celebrate (and I’ll share some pics after if you can’t make it)!  Please RSVP to the address on the invite below if you want to come see! They came out awesome!
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A Trip to Ramble Market

Last weekend Andrew and I made a little trip to Waltham, MA to check out Ramble Market, a new hot spot for affordable and interesting vintage and antique wares in the Boston area.  A collection of various vendors, this space-while on the smaller side-really packs a big punch with lots of interesting finds at different price points.  And since antiquing can be my favorite form of cardio (Brimfield being the marathon of the sport) I love searching out new, hidden resources not only for me but for you too!
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The Colors of Boston.

One of my favorite paint companies Farrow & Ball asked me to participate in this really fun, creative project in which I create a palette that reflect my city- Boston. Others have done cool ones- New York, Los Angeles, Texas (not a city, obvs), Las Vegas, The Hamptons and Washington D.C.!  Seeing as how much I looooooove my city I was more than happy to oblige.  I also did a little Q&A with them here on their blog The Chromologist.

Here’s my Boston palette!
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The Last One!

This week holds my last book tour stop, I can not believe it! It went by SO fast, and I’ll be recapping my Chicago trip tomorrow and the whole experience soon (Andrew will also chime in with his take on this surreal experience). But for my “victory lap” party I can think of no better place than my favorite home store here in Boston, Hudson, in the South End.   They just switched the store displays over for fall (and always do such an amazing job) so I sent my assistants Lindsey and Allison to take some pictures of all the new goodies while I was traveling!  More info on the party after the jump….
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A Different Kind of CSA

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There is nothing that helps give life and color to a space then flowers.  Really, look at any interior spread and cover the flowers or greenery with your hand and see how the magic just drains out of the photos. So I love anything and everything floral related.  My project manager Lindsey alerted me to this awesome local company, Fivefork Farms, that offers a genius concept of a sustainable flower CSA.  What a lovely treat to yourself to receive a weekly bouquet or bucket of beautiful flowers (if you prefer doing your own arrangements), and BONUS,  you are supporting a small farm! LOVE. IT. Take a peek at this idyllic, wonderful farm and it’s flowers.  Check here for options and pick up locations and sign up for next spring!

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