I Want To Go To There: Greydon House

I have been patiently (ok, not patiently) for the opening of Nantucket’s newest boutique hotel Greydon House for months now. I’d seen sneak peeks and it looked to be right up my design alley.  And now that it’s open and the interior pictures have been circulating I’m delighted to say HOLY SH*T I’M FREAKING OUT.

This place is perfection. Total, complete perfection. Designed by the famous Roman & Williams (architecture by Emeritus Development– also fantastic), the interiors could not be more on target with the classically preppy look full of antiques and yet with modern touches.  I think this is a magical project and I am counting the months until I can go spend a weekend here (I tried booking a room for Stroll a couple days ago and that was hilarious because of course every room on the island is already booked, especially these.)

Here’s a peek at the fabulousness that is abound at Greydon House:

SO MUCH YES.
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Gift Guides 2016: For Him

It’s that time of year again!!! Gift guide season! I actually have SO much fun selecting stuff for these it’s silly.  To start off here is “for him”- a hard group to buy for, but hopefully there are an item of two that fit the bill for the fellas on your list! Andrew edited this list (there were a couple things I thought were cute that he told me were stupid and I had to delete…of course!) On Friday I’ll post “For Her”, on Monday “For Kids & Pets”, Dec 5th “For Home” and Dec 12th “Under $100”.  Happy shopping!
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Fashion Friday: Holiday Party Outfits with Nordstrom

Before we know it, it’s going to be time to go to holiday parties. How is time moving at warp speed this year??? To avoid the last minute shopping trip (which inevitably leaves you will a closet full of items you only SORT of like because you just wanted something “new” to wear) I put together a bunch of gorgeous holiday party outfits from Nordstrom to help you plan ahead and think about what kind of look you want for whatever gathering you need to attend.  From super fancy to my favorite fancy-casual blend, you’re sure to find something fab to add to your closet. CLICK ITEMS FOR LINKS!

Not Your Basic Black

  1. I love this mix of a cozy sweater and faux leather leggings (from Spanx- guaranteed to suck everything in!) with a giant statement earring.
  2. I am OBSESSED with this Milly dress– so classic and old school femme!  Pair it with an awesome ankle-wrap sandal and bold red pedicure!
  3. I wore my black jumpsuit to death to holiday parties, and this one would look so awesome with a patterned heel and deep green moto jacket.

Champagne + Shimmer

  1. This gold lace long sleeve dress is EVERYTHING.  Stay warm with a long wine colored wool coat and simple heels and earrings (big jewelry and busy shoes would be overkill with a dress like this!)
  2. This rose gold silk skirt would look incredible with a cropped sweater and fun sparkly studs. Kinda obsessed with this look, to be honest.
  3. There isn’t much I love better for a casual holiday party than a metallic top paired with jeans and killer heels! Top with a faux fur vest for texture (and warmth).

** This post was sponsored by Nordstrom. All selections and opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting those companies that continue to make EOS a possiblity.

My Favorite Paint Colors for 2017

Paint colors are always the number one questions you guys seems to have, and I think that’s because picking paint is really difficult! Luckily, repainting rooms isn’t the most expensive or hardest thing to do so taking a risk isn’t as scary as say, wallpaper or a sofa fabric! But you still want to love it and make sure it’s a color that looks timeless, whether it’s fun and bold or soft and soothing.
This coming year I’m seeing a lot of greens, blues and warm-based neutrals.  I’m kinda done with cold greys and more into those warmed up with a little brown.  I also see dark brown making a bit of a comeback- but in this case, cooled down with a touch of grey or mixed with a smidge of red/purple to make it extra rich!
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My Guest Room Refresh with Crane & Canopy Bedding (and More!)

As I’ve mentioned before, after seeing the pictures of my house non-stop after book one, I’ve been dying to update some spaces in my house to give them new life.  The guest room was the easiest to start with since I loved the big pieces of furniture still (bed from Crate & Barrel, old WS Home nightstands I painted white (similar here), the Bling flushmount fixture and Hudson Valley sconces,  white silk drapes and IKEA dresser I hacked with big brass pulls. )  So I started with a color scheme of light greenish-grey (lightening the walls using Farrow & Ball’s new color Cromarty– LOVE) and warm darker grey.  I also knew I wanted it to be a little more traditional as I’ve been feeling more in tune with my classic New England roots these days.  As you recall,  this was the guest room before, and this is it today:
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