Archive for ‘Home Design’

July 2, 2010

Country Mouse….City Mouse

Picnicing in the country with freshly baked pies and berries that have just been picked… gazing out your apartment window down at the street life below.

(Via: Dress,Design,Decor)

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June 29, 2010

Ina Garten’s Home

Ina Garten may have good taste in food but she also has it when it comes to home design. Here is her new-ish barn in the Hamptons. The large living/dining/kitchen room and the impeccable furnishings make this house unique! Enjoy!

(Photos: House Beautiful)

June 25, 2010

Friday French Lesson!

Here is a somewhat measly excuse for not being able to whip up a more significant Friday French Lesson post, I was just so busy!  I have been drooling over these beautiful apartments in Paris via Haven in Paris. Hope you enjoy.

Learn French:

apartment- appartement

courtyard- cour

neighborhood-quartier

June 23, 2010

A Brooklyn Townhouse

Owned by Fitzhugh Karol a woodworker and sculptor and Lyndsay Caleo a jewelry designer and goldsmith, this house is designed by them too! Located in a Brooklyn browstone the home has both old  charm and modern touches. I just love the kitchen, what a great sink!

(Photographs by The Selby: photos from The Selby, Brooklyn Home Company and Victoria Lyon Interiors)

June 23, 2010

Wishlist!

Go on over to Lanalou Style where you will see me and my wishlist featured today!!

(Wishlist created by Lana of Lanalou!)

June 22, 2010

Mood Board: Daily Inspiration

From right to left, top to bottom: Creature Comforts,Dress,Design,Decor, This is Glamorous, EscapadeSimply Hue, Madewell,tinytoadstool,Design Relevant,Dress,Design,Decor, This is Glamorous.

June 19, 2010

Mood Board: Daily Inspiration

Images from top to bottom, left to right: Coco and Kelley, Cannelle et Vanille, Dress,Design,Decor, Escapade,Wren and Chickadee, 100 Layer Cake, Dress,Design,Decor, Design Sponge, Oh Joy!, John Lindquist, Krista Palmu, Noa Noa and Creature Comforts.

June 18, 2010

Friday French Lesson: Gorgeous Home

I have been so busy that it has been hard to come up with a good French Lesson for today, but this house is wonderful. The moment I see a beautiful French home (like the one below) I begin to dream about being there. This home is especially easy to picture oneself in!

Learn French:

Kitchen- Cuisine

Bathroom- Salle de Bain

Terrace- terrasse

(Photos: Dress,Design,Decor)

June 12, 2010

Calypso

While wandering around SoHo/Nolita last week I visited a few Calypso stores- clothes, home goods and marche. Calyspo’s look is very islandy and has a preppy/go-with-the-flow vibe. I really like their fragrances (especially Vanilla and Tangerine: first and third in the photo below).

June 10, 2010

Jenna Lyons Lovely Home

How great is this Brooklyn brownstone? Owned by the uber chic executive creative director of J.Crew, Jenna Lyons. The architecture of the apartment is amazing and the simple  yet effective decorating really shows it off. The color scheme is great too, greys, blacks,blues, pops of yellow and lots of white.

(Imagine, this is her closet!)

(Adorable room for her son,Beckett. Love the stripes!)

(Photos: Habitually Chic)