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Introducing Nicole Gibbons Style!

Welcome to Nicole Gibbons Style! Those of you who have been following my journey since the beginning know that when I first launched my blog back in the OG days of 2008, I was working in fashion PR by day while blogging and running an itsy bitsy design biz as a side hustle by night. Since that time, my career and life have undergone a complete 180° transformation. I’m now running a successful interior design firm full-time, I’ve established myself as a trusted design expert on TV shows and in the media and I get to collaborate with some pretty …

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What I’ve been Up to Lately

You may have noticed that I’ve been a bit quiet here on the blog over the past few months. Well, I started out the year with grand intentions of blogging frequently but I’ve been SWAMPED with client work (definitely a good thing), project photo shoots and working on growing my business. During the little downtime I had, I did some traveling plus invested time in a new relationship (!) which has made me incredibly happy. All of this combined resulted in an unintentional blogging hiatus and I’m so sorry I’ve left you hanging! That said, things are settling down just …

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Big News + Come Meet Me at Lowe’s This Weekend!

Huge news guys! If you follow me on social media, you may already know this but I’ve recently been appointed the first-ever Style Ambassador for Lowe’s Home Improvement! It’s a role that I’m incredibly excited about and I’ll be working closely with the brand on a number of projects including the launch of it’s first two stores in Manhattan. I’ll also be curating home decor products for the new Manhattan stores and filming lots of video content to share with you that will be full of inspiring decorating ideas and styling tips for your home.  And – I’ll participating …

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We Won an Emmy Y’all!

Hey Guys! I’ve been fairly quiet here on work related updates but wanted to share some crazy, exciting news! For those of you that don’t know I’m on a TV show called Home Made Simple that airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network and a few weeks ago the show won a Daytime Emmy Award win for Outstanding Lifestyle Program! We were also nominated last year but we didn’t win so it was a fabulous surprise to learn that we took home an Emmy Award this year! It’s kind of awesome to say that I’m on an Emmy Award-winning TV show …

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Top Five

These are the top five things I loved on the internet this week:

A Peek Inside Bon Appétit’s New Dream Kitchen
One Kings Lane gives us a tour of Bon Appétit’s beautiful new concept kitchen / event space. LINK

Spring Art Guide: The 10 Must-See Shows of the Season
Vogue covers the top 10 art shows in New York and Los Angeles that are not to be missed this season. LINK

Mariah Carey Carpool Karaoke
This video of Mariah Carey singing along to her own songs in the car totally improved my week! LINK

Strawberry Muffins
Strawberry season …

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Top Five

Here are the top five links I loved on the internet this past week:

10 Space Saving Tips for Small Kitchens
Have a small kitchen and need tips on maximizing your space? House beautiful’s got you covered with these 10 great ideas…

How to Start a Captivating Conversation – Even if You’re Shy
Break the ice with these conversation starters at your next party…

Insider’s Guide to Harlem
I shared all of my favorite places in my hood with my old college pal Meghan Markle’s new lifestyle site The TIG. Find out where I love to eat, shop, hang …