Nicole Gibbons Clare Paint Founder CEO

Hi guys!! It’s been such a long time and I can’t believe almost a year has passed since I last checked in on the blog! If you follow me on Instagram, then you know I’ve been away for good reason as I’ve been busy … LAUNCHING A NEW COMPANY!!!!! For those who haven’t heard the news, I’m so excited to introduce you to Clare, a direct-to-consumer paint company that I dreamed up a little more than two years ago and finally launched this summer.  Clare is a modern paint brand on a mission to make shopping for paint …

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New Year, new home updates! My friends at Samsung blessed me with the most ridiculously awesome holiday gift – their new TV, The Frame, which is a design‐lover’s dream (see my previous post here!) It’s literally the most beautiful TV you’ve never seen and I’m so excited to share a peek at how I’ve incorporated it into my home.

That beautiful photo of a stunning beach landscape you see here? That’s actually my new TV!

Designed in collaboration with Yves, Behar, The Frame’s killer feature is that you can choose from more than 100 beautifully curated art pieces …

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An important element in a room that often gets overlooked are window treatments. Like choosing the right shoes or accessories to complete an outfit, perfectly chosen window treatments are the final touch that gives a well-designed room a polished and pulled together look.  When I was working on Naturi Naughton’s nursery, I collaborated with The Shade Store to create a beautiful, custom roman shade for the space and I’m excited to share a peek inside the process plus a few tips and tricks for getting the look just right.

Sometimes curtains just won’t cut it. Case in point: this …

Naturi Naughton's Nursery

I’m sure you all know actress Naturi Naughton from her role as Tasha St. Patrick on the hit crime drama Power on Starz. She recently gave birth to her beautiful baby girl Zuri in July and I had a blast working with her to design her nursery! Pottery Barn Kids collaborated with us to help create a dream nursery space for Naturi and Zuri to enjoy and I’m excited to share a peek inside the room plus the scoop on how it all came together!

When Naturi and I first chatted about designing a nursery for her baby girl …

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When it comes to decorating I believe in being fearless with your choices and I’m excited to share this first look at a bedroom I designed where I was absolutely fearless in my choices. It’s no secret that I love color and pattern and in this space I went BOLD!!! Bold colors + a bold mix of patterns and it all works together beautifully. This isn’t always easy to pull off but I wanted to share a few tips on how to confidently mix and match bold patterns and colors in a space.

Combining bold colors and patterns in a …


If there’s one tiny thing I can do to make my space feel more beautiful it’s to add an arrangement of fresh flowers. My home doesn’t get great natural light but having fresh flowers around always seems to make my space feel brighter! Over the years I’ve styled lots of floral arrangements, from photo shoots for editorials and for my interior design portfolio to my best friends wedding and I’ve picked up lots of tips and tricks along the way. Below are some of my best flower arranging tips plus a tutorial on how I created this beautiful lovely heart …