I am going to make everything around me beautiful. That will be my life. -Elsie de Wolfe

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My Home: A Work in Progress

This year marks two years since I moved into my Brooklyn apartment. Because I work in design,  initially I felt a lot of pressure to make my home to look perfect, but soon realized perfection didn’t really suit my needs or my lifestyle. Here’s a photo of me scheming from… 

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The Petal Pusher: A Walk in the Woodlands

Hi all, it’s been quite a crazy week for us living in the Northeast. CRAZY, I tell you! That Sandy sure was feisty! Fortunately my family and friends did not sustain any major damages, however parts of New Jersey, Staten Island and lower Manhattan were not so lucky. Our hearts… 

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Pure Inspiration: Bohemian Bedrooms

Have you ever typed in the word bohemian in Pinterest to see the vast interpretations of the word? I did just that, adding bedroom behind it  and saw so many different styles it was amazing. {all images via pinterest} These are a few of my favorites and as you can… 

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{The Petal Pusher} Neon Brights!

Happy Friday Everyone!!!  Tina, here, and since it’s the first Friday of the month, I’m back with another installment of The Petal Pusher! For the past few weeks, H.O.T. is the only adjective deemed precise enough to describe the weather in New York.  There seems to be an endless supply… 

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A Dreamy New Addition

Happy Monday! I had to take a blogging break to collect myself and my thoughts. I hope you don’t mind. Today’s post is a quickie but one that I would love your opinion on. I bought a new headboard and it will be delivered any day now. It looks something… 

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Wednesday Love: French Bistro Chic

Because it was dream for the both of us, several years ago, my mom and I embarked on our first trip to Paris. Our first of many meals in Paris was in a darling little bistro in the 1st arrondissement. Since then, I have always loved the feel of those French bistros… 

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Upholstery Diaries: Sexy’s Back

A recent phone convo with my mom, CC went like this: CC: You’re home early. Me: Yeah I left on time because my chair is being delivered. CC: [excited tone] OOOOH text me when it arrives. Chair arrives and I send text to CC of the front and back of… 

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{New Series} The Petal Pusher

 I thought today, June 1st, would be the perfect day to introduce a new monthly series for the blog, The Petal  Pusher. I have enlisted the floral talents of my friend, Tina, interior designer extraordinaire and now our resident floral design expert for this series. I know you will enjoy… 

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A Sale Preview: Something for the Fellas

As I mentioned,I previewed two sales for Gilt, so today, lets talk about the Man Cave Essentials. We can’t leave the fellas out! From my dad to my BFF’s hubby, every man I know has a man cave; you know, a little space to call their own. I like to think… 

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Shopping Summery Brights with Gilt Home

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to a  Gilt Home preview of two summer sales, Summery Brights and Man Cave Essentials. Well, today the Summery Brights Sale starts! So, I picked a few yummy faves that I saw from the sale. I don’t know about you, but… 

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