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January 26, 2010 News & Events


Interior design by Brad Ford


EVENTS

56th Annual Winter Antiques Show

What: This annual benefit for the East Side House Settlement brings together more than 75 antiques dealers to showcase the best in American, English, European and Asian fine and decorative arts.

When: January 22-31. Open daily 12PM-8PM, Sunday & Thurs 12-6.

Where: Park Ave Armory – 67th Street and Park Ave

Admission is $ …

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Diane von Furstenberg Inks Deal for Home Collection

January 22, 2010 Fashion & Beauty

This just in…Fashion designer, CFDA President and all around style icon Diane von Furstenberg is launching a home collection! She is collaborating with Springs Global, a worldwide supplier of bed, bath and home fashion products. The licensing deal was announced yesterday and Von Furstenberg’s collection of  home accessories, bedding, bath and tabletop items will debut in select departme …

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Haute Obsession: Eko Luxe Bath Linens

January 20, 2010 Decorating

What: Eko Luxe Bath Linens by Kassatex

Why: They’re made of certified organic cotton and naturally sustainable bamboo fibers as well as all natural dyes which makes them completely eco-friendly.

How: I discovered these while shopping for organic cotton towels to replace the gnarly and worn towels I’ve had for the past 7 years. (Part of my attempt to start the new year of fresh) I absolut …

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My X-Bench Before & After (& How to Get The Look!)

January 18, 2010 Inspiration & Ideas

I’ve always loved the look of X benches so when I spotted a vintage pair at the Brimfield Antique Show a couple of years ago, I quickly snapped them up without thinking twice! Here is what they looked like when I got them:

The ugly pinkish-orange upholstery was dingy and dirty and the coiling inside was broken so when you sat on them you sunk down into the seat. Needless to say these need …

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Get Organized!

January 15, 2010 House Keeping

Along with a new year comes a desire to get myself more organized at home! To start the year off fresh, I decided to pare down my belongings, clear out the clutter and rid my home of things I hardly use which were taking up valuable space. My goal was to create a greater sense of peace and clarity going into the new year so I could feel more content and focused. I’ve already begun the pro …

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A Fresh Start

January 12, 2010 Decorating


2010 marks the start of a new decade which means it’s time for change! In addition to the typical New Year’s resolutions that I make each year (work out more, save more, yada yada yada), I made a laundry list of goals for this humble blog of mine and here’s portion of that list:

Blog more frequently. Such a tough one for me since my day job keeps me pretty busy, but I’m going to work …

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