Ask Nicole: Where’d You Get That? (Sources from HGTV’s My Favorite Place)

July 25, 2011 Advice
Nicole Gibbons - Paint Color - HGTV My Favorite Place

Since my episode of HGTV’s MY Favorite Place has aired I’ve gotten tons of emails, comments and tweets about some of the items from my apartment that were featured in the episode so I decided to devote a special edition of Ask Nicole to answering your questions. Read on to learn more about some of the sources I used to furnish my space!

Paint Color

Ralph Lauren’s Forde Abbey is one of …

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Ask Nicole: Help Me Find a Stylish Starburst Mirror on a Shoestring Budget!

March 28, 2011 Advice
So Haute - Starburst Mirror


The starburst mirror in my living room. (From West Elm, sadly no longer available.)

Q. Hi Nicole! I am interested in purchasing a Starburst convex mirror like the one you have in your living room. Do you have any suggestions on where to find one on a tight budget?
-Michelle

A. Hi Michelle! I love the look of a starburst mirror. I think it’s one of those timeless decorative elements that wil …

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Ask Nicole: Fabric Suggestions for My New Sofa

January 24, 2011 Advice
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Q. Hi Nicole – I recently purchased a Lee Industries English style sofa with rolled arms and a single bench cushion. I have no idea what fabric I should cover it in! I like solids and prints. Do you have any suggestions? -Rudy

A. Right now I’m LOVING the new upholstery fabric collection from DwellStudio! While the range includes everything from basic cotton solids, luxe velvets and …

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Ask Nicole: Where Can I Find An Affordable Cowhide Rug?

December 3, 2010 Advice
Nicole Gibbons Layered Rugs

My tan cowhide layered on top of a sisal rug in my living room.

Q. Hi Nicole, I heart your blog! I love your hide rug and am looking to do something similar a la layering with hide but I live in Canada and wondered where you got your rug. Is it real hide? Can I get something faux that looks just as good for a great bargain? Thanks and keep up the great work…Super inspiring!
- KP, Toronto …

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Ask Nicole: Help Me Find Chic & Affordable Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas!

November 19, 2010 Advice
Thanksgiving - Rustic

Q. I have been actively searching the internet for affordable, stylish tablescapes for my Thanksgiving table and can find almost NOTHING.  I need help for inspiration and resources for reasonably priced, chic linens, etc.  Any advice? – Erin Barry


 

A. Hi Erin! Right now I’m inspired by natural colors, organic shapes & textures and a look that is rustic yet modern with a touch of glam …

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Ask Nicole: Help Me Find A Stylish & Affordable Coffee Table!

September 15, 2010 Advice
Nate Berkus Bamboo Glass Top Coffee Table


Q. Hi Nicole, I have been following your blog for a while now and love your sense of style. I’ve been looking for a gold leaf/faux gold leaf coffee table and am having the hardest time finding one that is reasonably priced. Can you help? – Corin


A. Corin, Nate Berkus has a beautiful gold look coffee table in his collection for HSN (pictured above) that I would highly recommend. It …

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