15 Eco-Friendly Finds for Greener Living

April 22, 2008 Decorating Ideas

In honor of Earth Day here’s a round up of my favorite eco-friendly finds for the home. I hope you like these pieces as much as I do!

A Beautifully Re-purposed Vintage Chair

1. Buying vintage furniture is environmentally friendly because vintage doesn’t require any energy or resources to manufacture. And by salvaging and re-purposing old vintage furniture that might otherwise be thrown aw …

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Beach Chic by Kelly Wearstler

April 19, 2008 Travel

Last week I was in Miami for work and blogged about my trip here. Well, I’m back in Miami again…this time to attend a weekend long bachelorette party celebration for a good friend of mine. I travel quite often and love to keep up with the latest hotels in some of my favorite destinations so today I am highlighting a gorgeous hotel that is right here in South Beach.

With the fairly recent …

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So Haute Featured in The Washington Post’s Blog Watch!!!

April 16, 2008 Notes from Nicole

I am beyond thrilled to announce that So Haute is included in this week’s Blog Watch column in the Home & Garden section of the Washington Post! In this weekly feature, the Post’s Home writer Terri Sapienza highlights her top picks in the world of design blogs. I can’t tell you enough how honored I am to have my blog mentioned. I started this blog just two and a half months ago and fee …

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In Search of a Rug…Need Some Advice!

April 16, 2008 Decorating Ideas

I’m searching for a rug for my bedroom and am considering a natural fiber rug such as sisal, seagrass or jute. I know, they’re kind of a ubiquitous fixture in any interior ever shot for a magazine but they do seem very practical. They’re durable, withstand a lot of foot traffic (for the record there will be no major foot traffic in my bedroom!), they’re relatively inexpensive, match j …

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{So Haute!} A Cookie Chic Paris Loft

April 16, 2008 Interiors

Photo via cookiemag.com

When I saw this living room of a Parisian loft in the April issue of Cookie it totally grabbed my attention. I’m kind of obsessed. It looks so chic but also very comfortable and lived in. I love the mirror, the Eiffel tower statue in the corner, the built in shelving, the rug…just about everything in the photo. I also love the muted colors which have a similar loo …

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The Great Outdoors

April 13, 2008 Outdoor Spaces

Photo by Julina Sohn for House & Garden, Apr ’07

I have a love hate relationship with New York. While there are definitely many things I adore about this city, two things I can’t stand are the lack of outdoor living space and the lack of natural beauty outside. There are a lucky few living in Manhattan who are fortunate enough to have their own private outdoor space whether it be a balco …

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