Project Tour: Inside My Room for Design on a Dime 2016!

May 2, 2016 Decorating
Nicole Gibbons Design on a Dime Lowes_6

I recently finished up a charity design project for a wonderful organization called Housing Works that supports the HIV/AIDS community in New York. You’ve probably heard me talk about their Annual fundraiser called Design on a Dime here on the blog before. It’s a charity shopping event where interior designers create beautiful rooms and everything is sold to benefit Housing Works. This y …

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What I’ve been Up to Lately

April 30, 2016 Notes from Nicole
Nicole Gibbons Instagram_5

You may have noticed that I’ve been a bit quiet here on the blog over the past few months. Well, I started out the year with grand intentions of blogging frequently but I’ve been SWAMPED with client work (definitely a good thing), project photo shoots and working on growing my business. During the little downtime I had, I did some traveling plus invested time in a new relationship (!) …

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Updating My Bedroom for Spring (Plus a Giveaway!)

April 18, 2016 Decorating
Cocoon by Sealy Review x Nicole Gibbons11

Living in New York City can be overwhelming and when you combine that daily hustle and bustle with my hectic work life, there is nothing I crave more than the comforts of home. My work hours are usually long so most of the time I only get to enjoy my home in the evening hours as I’m winding down for bedtime so having a beautiful, peaceful and comfortable bedroom where I can get a good …

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My Favorite Holiday Candles

December 22, 2015 Decorating
Diptyque Pomander Candle_2

There’s nothing more comforting than filling your home with delicious scents that evoke the spirit of winter and the nostalgia of the holidays. This season I can’t stop burning Diptyque’s Pomander candle. With notes of orange citrus, warm cinnamon and spicy cloves, this candle leaves the delightful scent of Christmas lingering in the air. It’s the perfect holiday candle! Below, I’ …

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7 Tips to Keep Your Live Christmas Tree Fresh

December 7, 2015 Decorating
Caring for Your Live Christmas Tree Tips

There’s nothing like the fragrant smell of a freshly cut Christmas tree! But if you’re like many people who buy their trees just after Thanksgiving and keep them up through New Year’s, this means you’ll need your tree to last for up to 6 weeks. Here are my 7 top tips for maintaining your cut tree and keeping it nourished, fresh and fragrant all throughout the holiday season.

1. Get …

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NYDJ Office Makeover

December 1, 2015 Decorating
NYDJ Office Makeover by Nicole Gibbons - After_5

A while back I worked on a pretty fun commercial design project for NYDJ redecorating the lobby of their NYC office in Times Square. While the project was finished a couple of years ago, I’ve never shared any photos of it here on the blog so I thought it would be fun to take a look back at and show you how the project came together. If you’re not familiar with NYDJ, it’s an LA base …

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