Making a Statement in Bold Blue

When it comes to my wardrobe, I usually end up wearing different versions of the same outfit all the time! But even though I usually keep it simple, I love punching up a basic look with a killer statement piece, like this boldly colored leather jacket. It’s cerulean. Remember that phrase from this scene in The Devil Wears Prada? If you haven’t seen the movie, Meryl Streep schools a clueless Anne Hathaway on the history of cerulean blue and how trends are made. There was a lot of dry humor in it and I always think of this scene …

An Easy Breezy Blue Bedroom Reveal + Get the Look

Fresh and clean. Like a sunny day in May when you can smell the flowers blooming and there isn’t a cloud in the sky. That’s the vibe I was going for when designing this bedroom for a model apartment project I finished a while back. This model unit was in a rental building and like a typical NYC apartment, it’s tiny! The overall apartment inspiration was a beachy, relaxed ambiance so for this bedroom I chose a palette of cool blues for a fresh, clean look. Designing a model home is a bit different than designing a home for a …

Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed + DIY Gift Ideas Any Mom Will LOVE!

If you’re in a panic because Mother’s Day is right around the corner I’ve got some easy DIY gift ideas to share with you that will hopefully come through in a pinch! I recently joined my friend, Chef Vanessa Cantave to share few fun DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas on her weekly cooking show, The Hostess Next Door, which airs live on the Little Things Facebook page. Do you guys know about The Little Things? They produce high-quality lifestyle videos that air live on their Facebook page which has nearly 10 million fans! On this week’s The Hostess …

Introducing Maiden Home

A good sofa is hard to find.

Kind of like finding the perfect swimsuit or the perfect pair of jeans, the experience of hunting for a great sofa can often leave you feeling frustrated and disheartened. It’s not as easy as you think to find a beautiful, high quality sofa at a price you can afford that doesn’t look like the same mass produced piece everyone else has.

Enter Maiden Home.

Maiden Home is a new furniture brand offering a better, simpler way to buy beautiful, made-to-order upholstery that’s hand crafted in North Carolina and delivered direct to your door …