Mouse Pad Chic

Call me crazy, but traditional mouse pads have always made my skin crawl a little. You know, the blue flimsy ones on most office desks are so unattractive and I love a chic working environment. I called on my friend, Hedy, for help and without hesitation she exclaimed “FELT!” I trotted off to Etsy.com and…

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Brook Farm General Store

Oh my word. This is everything I love in one store. Do you hear me? Everything! The inventory at The Brook Farm General Store is so clean and simple and charming! My new go-to for home goods, storage and decor. Check it out!

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A Chic Rug

Rugs are generally super expensive and I am always on the prowl for a good deal. I was delighted to come across this simple (and budget friendly) beauty by Calypso Home  and wanted to share. I love the neutral colors and simple design for any living space. The cost is four hundred dollars for a…

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Play Tent

I have been looking for a play tent for my girls and all of the ones I found were too hokey for my taste, until….I discovered moozlehome on Etsy.  Moozlehome is created by designers Kate Clarkson and Dennis Harrison. All items are made in their homes in either Pembrokeshire, West Wales or Amsterdam, Netherlands. You…

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Inspiration: Organizing by Martha!

Holy smokes. Just in time for spring cleaning, Martha Stewart has done it again. She has just published a collector’s edition magazine containing her best ideas on organization. I am pleased to share that it truly delivers the goods!  If you want to freshen up any room in your home she has ideas and images…

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DIY Holiday Card Display

Usually, I am a jerk and recycle our holiday cards right away. This year, I thought it would be nicer to create a simple display that our little ones could look at. This is what I came up with: Here is what I did: I used a tack to secure a pretty cloth ribbon to…

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Toy Storage Round-Up

Many of my clients have small children and ask for my recommendations for storing kid toys. I always advise them to first assess what their kids really love and play with often. Kids get overwhelmed by having too much clutter just as adults do, and it is up to you to curb the shopping and…

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Bunting Love!

You may think buntings flags are just for baby showers, but I say, “no, no, Foolish Friend, they are for so much more!” Scouring Etsy, I have found so many beautiful handmade buntings and I cannot get enough. Can. Not. Get. Enough. I want one for the nursery, one for over the fireplace, one to…

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Acme Party Box Company

I was in Palo Alto visiting a girlfriend and had time to make a quick visit to the Acme Party Box Company. Their concept is simple: Instead of wasting money on disposable party decor every time you have a bash, invest in their reuseable items made with sustainable materials. This genius boutique offers gifts, party…

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Glassy Baby!

Obsessed with these beautiful hand blown glass candle holders I spotted on my favorite decorating show, Home By Novagratz! Created by a cancer survivor, they are intended to inspire hope and healing in their simple beauty. I also love that they have a Glassy Baby of the month club where they feature seasonal “bouquet” of…

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