DREAM HOUSE FILE: Carrie Bradshaw’s Real Life Apt? I Say, Yes.

Posted on: July 14th, 2014 by rebecca

For any of SATC fans that still wish there was a 30  minute dose of style inspiration shown on HBO every week, this is for you. Set designer, Ondine Karady’s, real NYC abode. Ondine designed many of SATC’s favorite dwellings, including Carrie’s UES apartment and Aleksandr Pertrofsky’s rich and masculine downtown loft. And now Elle Decor is sharing a peek into her actual home and it definitely looks strikingly inspired by her own work on set. What do you think of Ondine’s space? Carrie approved?

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{Image credits Elle Decor USA}


Posted on: February 17th, 2014 by rebecca


Hello, design lovers! I hope 2014 is off to an incredible and bright start. I certainly have had an exciting year so far – I  welcomed my beautiful daughter into the world in January. I have been absolutely soaking up every wonderful (albeit tiring) second. Of course along with a new baby comes new baby stuff – and lots of it.  My fave part so far has been checking out baby clothes. I can’t get over how amazing baby style has become and the thought and design sense that has gone into the clothes.

I was recently turned onto an awesome online shopping destination called Boden and pretty much want to buy up the whole place. Headquartered in the UK, there are tons of fab options for babes of different ages (launched in 2007) as well as full collections for women, men, boys and girls. I especially love their party dresses, like this Big Bow party dress, complete with stripes (my fave!) And I took a peek into the Womens section and fell in love with their boots. I am super into prints this Spring and these leopard Boho boots are what I’ll be rocking. Also I love when companies are thoughtful about their packaging and Boden totally comes through with pretty wrapping and goodies, like this sweet pencil set – yay!

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And YOU can get in the Boden awesomeness in a few ways…

*For mini goodies, buy 3 items and get a 4th one for just $1 plus FREE shipping with code U235.

*For adult items, get 15% off plus FREE shipping with code U229.

Boden also just launched their partnership with US-based nonprofit – No Kid Hungry. Their 1st initiative is an interactive, personalized mini Boden catalog cover campaign. Just visit www.bodenbyyou.com and design your own catalog cover featuring a mini Boden island, lots of color, prints, and characters. Catalogs will be mailed out in May featuring these designs. For every cover designed, Boden will donate $1 to No Kid Hungry. Sounds good? YES!

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Click on the image above to design your own Mini Boden cover

Click here to check out BODEN USA


Click here to enjoy BODEN USA’S OUTFIT MAKER (love this!)


Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by rebecca


I love a good DIY, especially with gold metallic in the mix. I spotted this fab, easy and affordable DIY that would be a great gift for friends or for yourself. And the best part – you can create any color combo and patter you love – love that! Click here to check out the project and learn how to use gold metallic adhesive paper.


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(Images via You Are My Fave)


Posted on: November 21st, 2013 by rebecca


Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week?! Wow – this year has flown. (Thankfully, 2014 is coming quickly) Many of us are busy with work, friends and life bustling around us and taking time to spend time with friends during the holidays is a lot of fun. Enter – Friendsgiving – a 2nd opportunity to celebrate, dine and give thanks. This popular dinner party has created wonderful design inspiration as well and I love seeing all the fresh, cool and just fab ideas for creating the perfect tablescape for friends to enjoy.

Best tips for designing your own Friendsgiving table – be creative with your dinnerware (mixing and matching is 100% the way to go), flowers are awesome but so are other types of foliage – leaves, branches, rocks – all good and personalization goes a long way with special crafted plates per person, name tags or special gifts. Check out 4 gorgeous and celebratory tablescapes that any friend can enjoy.

Are you celebrating a Friendsgiving this year?


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Posted on: November 19th, 2013 by rebecca

baby---this-monsterEven though my baby is still ready and waiting (and kicking!) to come into this world (8 more weeks to go), I am loving all the creative, modern and cool things that she can enjoy as she gets a bit older, especially some tech options. I have seen my friends hand over their ipads and iphones to their own kids with “kid” games and haven’t been super impressed, to be honest. They seem to lack true creative options for kids. Finally – I am completely impressed and excited to see this genre grow and evolve with This Monster – a brand new app for kids by former kate spade creative, Juliana Goodman.

This Monster is a digital tale for kiddos (and adults alike) to imagine whatever they want. Full of handcrafted digital pieces, original music and color color color, the app appeals to creativity, expression and delight. Who wouldn’t love that? Check out the super sweet video below and click here to download the app for yourself, I mean your kids.

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