Top Five

April 3, 2015 Decorating

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

Best Easter Brunch Recipes

15 Best Easter Brunch Recipes
Camille Styles brings you 15 delicious ideas for your Easter brunch this weekend.

Pretty Woman Musical

Pretty Woman is going to be a musical
Twenty-five years after Julia Roberts and Richard Gere charmed the world in this classic rom-com is heading to the stage. 

Martha Stewart Justin Bieber

That Time Martha Stewart Delivered The Sickest Burns At Justin Bieber’s Roast
Did you catch the video currently going viral of Martha Stewart roasting Justin Bieber on a Comedy Central special? It was pure comic genius! Martha is my hero!


In Style’s Kahlana Barfield in the Covetuer
My friend Kahlana is the Beauty Director at InStyle magazine and this girl’s got serious style! Her closet is featured on The Coveteur!

Funny Buzzfeed Article

I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life
I love reading the most crazy random stories on the internet. The story posted on Buzzfeed was the best thing I read all week!

A Delicious Glazed Lemon Cake Recipe

April 1, 2015 Food & Recipes
The Best Lemon Cake Recipe

When it comes to baking sweets at home one of my go-to flavors to bake with is lemon. And while I absolutely love the sweet, citrusy taste, I end up using lemon a lot mostly because I’m lazy! It’s just so easy to zest up some lemon peel and throw it into a recipe to enhance the flavor. (I use this mircoplane tool which makes zesting a cinch!) Try it with a basic sugar cookie re …

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Elaine’s Tiny But Mighty Studio Apartment Makeover

March 31, 2015 Decorating
Teen Vogue Editor Elaine Welteroth's Tiny Studio Makeover by Nicole Gibbons

When my friend Elaine downsized from a large apartment in Harlem with roommates to a small studio in the West Village she couldn’t figure out how to make her apartment look cohesive and stylish so I agreed to come by to give her a few pointers. Living in New York I’ve seen a lot of small apartments but when I first saw Elaine’s place I was stunned! It was teeny tiny! The main livi …

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Home Made Simple: DIY Fabric Lampshade

March 27, 2015 Decorating
DIY Fabric Lampshade

I realized I’ve been pretty quiet here on the blog about Home Made Simple and I wanted to share that new episodes with me have been airing on OWN so be sure to tune in on Saturdays at 9a/8a C!  When we’re filming the show we also shoot a series of fun webisodes with easy and creative DIYs to accompany each episode. Here’s a quick DIY video on how to make a stylish fabric lamp …

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