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A New Rug & More Bedroom Inspiration

I’m recovering from the flu and still feeling a bit under the weather hence the short and sweet nature of my last few posts. On a brighter note, I’m happy to report that I recently purchased a new rug for my bedroom! I picked up the robin’s egg blue Madeline Weinrib Mimm print cotton flat weave rug that you see above from ABC Carpet. I plan to layer this on top of a neutral colored natural fiber rug which I’m still searching for. As for the rest of the bedroom, I’ve finally landed on a creative direction. Below is …

Krista Ewart on Small Space Big Style

Krista Ewart as pictured in the Jun/July ’07 issue of Domino. Photo by Melanie Acevedo.

When Domino featured the home of Ruthie Sommers protégé  Krista Ewart in its June/July ’07 issue, I absolutely loved the place. Filled with lots of color, personalized vintage finds and kitschy details like a ceramic Afghan hound sculpture and a collection of stylish vintage fashion illustrations, the place had tons of charm. I was really excited to see her home featured again, this time on a new episode of HGTV’s Small Space Big Style which aired a recently. It was cool to see the place …

So Haute Strikes Again!

Ok, I have to say…when a reader alerted me last night to say she saw So Haute mentioned in The Washington Post’s Blog Watch AGAIN, I swear I thought I was being Punk’d. But lo and behold I sauntered over to the Post’s website and almost had to pinch myself when I realized it was true. WOW is all I can say. I am very excited to share the news with you all. Thanks Fay for alerting me and Thanks to Terri at The Washington Post for featuring So Haute on Blog Watch two weeks in a row!! Glad everyone …

Vera Wang Delves Deeper Into Home

Vera Wang and Her New Bedding Line

Last Thursday Women’s Wear Daily reported that Vera Wang will soon introduce a new line of luxury bed linens. She’ll debut the line exclusively through a new interactive web portal, verawangonweddings.com, which goes live next month. Italian luxury linen purveyor Sferra will manufacture the collection which will include 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers, and shams as well as a small selection of cashmere items. Wang’s luxury bedding assortment will be comprised of four categories: Elegant Edges, Sophisticated Scallops, White Borders and Divine Dots. To give you a feel for the …

WOW!

Photo via ruthiesommers.com

This Ruthie Sommers designed room is simply gorgeous! I went to visit the Chapman Radcliff Home/Ruthie Sommers website today and discovered this photo along with an “under construction” notice. Looks like her website will soon have brand new look. Can’t wait to see it!…

{Haute Inspiration} Timothy Kolk

If you’re in need of a bit of design inspiration look no further than the portfolio of Timothy Kolk. This talented photographer specializes in interiors and shoots regularly for top publications including Elle Decor, O at Home, D Home & Garden, Interior Design and Southern Accents. He also shoots campaigns for prestige brands like Ralph Lauren and Bottega Veneta. Below are some of my favorite shots from his portfolio. The stylish interiors he photographs are beautifully lit and the colors are brilliantly captured. I hope you enjoy his work as much as I do. To see more of Timothy Kolk’s …