Design on a Dime 2012: Instagram Recap

April 28, 2012 Interiors
Design on a Dime - So Haute

The opening night benefit for Housing Works’ annual Design on a Dime fundraiser is always a super fun event that I look forward to each year. All the major players in the New York design community are there and it’s a great opportunity to catch up with one another and have a little fun while shopping for a great cause! Here’s a little recap of the night captured through the lens of my …

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Design on a Dime 2012

April 28, 2012 Interiors

One of my favorite charity events of the year is underway and if you’re in NYC this weekend I highly recommend visiting Design on a Dime – Housing Works’ annual benefit that supports the organization’s programs for homeless and low-income New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. Each year New York’s top interior designers create beautiful room vignettes for Design on a Dime and all of the …

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Splurge vs. Steal: Exotic Elephant Throw Pillow

April 18, 2012 Decorating Ideas
Elephant Pillows - Splurge Steal

I love these whimsical throw pillows which have a global and eclectic feel. The pillow on the left is from John Robshaw – one of my favorite textile designers. It carries a price tage of $175 so if you love this look but don’t want to break the bank the option on the right from World Market offers the same chic look as the John Robshaw version at a fraction of the price. The main differ …

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My Insta-Week

April 10, 2012 Notes from Nicole
Nicole Gibbons - Instagram

(My Instagram Profile Pic)

In my previous post I talked about my obsession with Pinterest and other social media sites and one that I post to almost daily is Instagram! It’s an app for Apple and Android devices that creates a fun way to capture and share photos with vintage inspired filters. Like Pinterest, I’m totally addicted to it! Here’s a recap of the last couple of weeks through …

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Get The Look: Zebra Prints Inspired by Scalamandre

April 10, 2012 Decorating Ideas
So Haute-Zebra-Mania


I don’t think I’ll ever grow tired of Scalamandre’s zebra wallpaper. It’s so whimsical and fun! Lately I’ve been noticing lots of accessories and fashion with zebra motifs that seem inspired by Scalamandre’s iconic original design. Here are a few of my favorites – and everything’s under $100!

1. Scalamandre Umbrella, $95 at Scalamandre’s online outlet. | 2. Zebra Crossin …

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