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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The Best Natural Remedies to Help You Battle Cold & Flu Season

December 2, 2015 Lifestyle
Homemade Natural Cold Remedies 4

I’m a big believer in homeopathic medicine and try my best not to take prescription or over the counter medications unless its absolutely necessary. Since we’re in the thick of cold & flu season, I thought I’d share a few of my favorite natural remedies to help fight common cold and flu symptoms as well as shorten the duration of your illness. Read on to learn about my five favorit …

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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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How to Remove Candle Wax From a Tablecloth

November 27, 2015 House Keeping
How to Get Wax Out of a Tablecloth

When you’re entertaining at home little accidents are bound to happen and I absolutely hate it when I get melted candle wax on my table linens. It’s of the most stubborn messes to clean up so I thought I’d share this super easy hack to help you solve this problem if it ever happens to you. Not long ago I designed this lovely little table for a charity food tasting event…

But onc …

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How to Create A Festive Holiday Waffle Bar Brunch

November 17, 2015 Entertaining
Interior designer and style expert Nicole Gibbons shows you how to create your own waffle bar brunch with a stunning tablescape featuring dining pieces from Pier 1 Imports!

There’s nothing like waking up on Christmas morning and in my household growing up we always looked forward to a delicious Christmas brunch of fried chicken and waffles prepared by my mom.  Since I’ve begun hosting holidays at my home, I’ve started my own tradition of preparing a festive waffle bar brunch for my family and friends and I’ve teamed up with my friends at Pier 1 Impor …

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