MusingsApril 8, 2020

How Not To Murder Your Partner During Quarantine.

After posting a story last night lamenting a certain work-from-home-with-my-husband situation,  I got this response from a follower: And then I proceeded to get like 60 messages all with people agreeing/ sharing their own stories of WFH hell with their spouses or roommates (they are not an exception!), which had me rolling.…
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InteriorsApril 6, 2020

Ultimate Cloth Napkin and Paper Towel Alternative Roundup!

Napkins above are Amanda Lindroth Many of you asked for a post on cloth napkins and other re-usable cleaning cloths and paper towel alternatives. So here I am, with a heck of a roundup of all those things!  It’s a nice, environmentally conscious thing to do, even if simply driven by paper…
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FashionApril 3, 2020

Fashion Friday: That Quarantined Caftan Life

A couple of you mentioned that during this work from home/ quarantined crazy time wanting a roundup of caftans a.k.a tablecloths for your body.  As the weather HOPEFULLY gets nicer, it will feel good to wear something other than leggings and sweatpants for comfort.  Enter the caftan. There’s actually a “#caftanchallenge” going…
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Life & FamilyApril 1, 2020

Easter Basket Ideas for Kids & Grown Ups

With Massachusetts extending the stay at home order through May 4th, I realized Easter will be a “just us” situation and that I need to start ordering some goodies for Henry’s basket (which I feel pressured to make extra good this year given the situation).  And for those family and friends you…
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InteriorsMarch 30, 2020

Simple Coffee Table Accessorizing

I’ve been asked a few times about how to style a coffee table… typically, this is the kind of thing that I do on a whim, utilizing a variety of accessories that were picked up at various sources for each client. But, after looking through pictures of our work, I noticed there is a bit of a formula I use! Since we’re all at home feeling antsy, maybe this can help you guys tackle this small but statement-making project!

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FashionMarch 27, 2020

Fashion Friday: Pastel Spring Looks Inspired by “Emma”

Image via director Autumn de Wilde for Vogue As I’m trying to recover from this never-ending cold (thanks pregnancy!) I took some time in bed to watch the new Emma movie yesterday and it was lovely. The whole thing, from costumes to set design, was a pastel colored confection.  So I was…
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SeriesMarch 25, 2020

Style Solutions: Awkward & Outdated Fireplaces

A new Style Solutions post for you today! Perhaps staying home is making you notice some little things that drive you crazy about your house? If so, email your problem to stylesolutions@eringatesdesign.com to be considered for the next installment! Today we’re talking about outdated, awkward fireplace mantels. It’s amazing how wrong these…
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Life & FamilyMarch 23, 2020

Helpful Supplies for Working/Teaching From Home

Since it looks like we will all be working from home and schooling our kids from home for the next few weeks (please, everyone DO IT so it’s only a few weeks not months), I thought some suggestions of some things that might help keep your stuff organized and therefore your mood…
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