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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 …

Bold Blue Bedroom _Nicole Gibbons Style _2 copy

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 …

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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 …

One Kings Lane Connecticut Farmhouse

I’ve been lusting after a country house in upstate New York for ages and these days the idea is actually a realistic prospect. I spend ridiculous amounts of time looking at real estate listings and while I have yet to find my dream house, I already have ideas for how I’d like to design it. This space, which belongs to One Kings Lane president Debbie Propst, is serving up some serious country house inspiration! The vibe is warm and relaxed yet refined and is filled with a mix of modern and vintage pieces. It strikes the perfect balance between …

Cognac Leather Bed + Serene Blue Bed_3

Buttery soft leather is one of those sumptuous textures that can instantly make a room feel luxurious. I especially love the look of cognac colored leather. It’s neutral so it can pair with just about any color palette and it adds a rich and timeless quality. Here’s a peek at a bedroom I designed which features a lovely cognac leather bed. Inspired by the decor in one of my favorite brunch spots in LA, I juxtaposed the neutral leather with a beautiful aqua colored strie wallpaper by Farrow & Ball.

Cognac leather is typically seen as a more masculine …

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As a designer, I’ve never been a big fan of visible electronics in a space… especially TVs. Most just feel like a big, black box of an eyesore that steals the focus from all the pretty in a room. But if you like to Netflix and chill as much as I do, they’re kind of a necessary evil.  For ages, those of us who care deeply about the aesthetics of our homes have been trying to come up with clever ways to disguise, design around or hide our TVs so that they…