Ask Nicole: Where Can I Find a Stylish & Affordable Etagere?

May 8, 2014 Decorating
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Reader Rachel Murray writes:

Dear Nicole,
My fiancé and I have just moved in together and are having a problem finding a fashionable bookcase for our library. We live in a condo with limited space and want to find an affordable and chic piece that has staying power. We love the large Oly Stella Etagere but it is double our maximum budget. Can you help us find an affordable alternative?

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7 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Make Her Feel Pampered

May 6, 2014 Decorating

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and if you’re looking for gift ideas to show your appreciation, I’ve rounded up 7 stylish and super indulgent gift picks that are sure to leave her feeling pampered:

1. Breakfast in bed – the ultimate luxury. Try this recipe for lemon ricotta thyme pancakes with blueberry sauce- delish! (image)

2. A pair of comfy chambray pajamas in a bold co …

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More Creativity & Inspiration at Design on a Dime

May 6, 2014 Decorating

Now that I’ve shared the details of my room for Design on a Dime 2014, I wanted to share a few photos featuring vignettes by some of the other participating designers. Decorating a room full of donated product definitely has its challenges so it’s fun to see how everyone thinks outside of the box to showcase their style and creativity. There was definitely lots of inspiration to be found …

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The Reveal of My Room for Housing Works’ 10th Annual Design on a Dime Fundraiser

May 5, 2014 Decorating
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You may know that I teamed up with Ethan Allen for Housing Works’ annual  Design on a Dime fundraiser which I’m pleased to report raised an astounding $1.1 million this year to help provide programs for people in need living with HIV/AIDS. I revealed a sneak peek or my room design a couple of weeks ago and now I’m so excited to share the professional photography of the final roo …

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Featured on The Everygirl!

April 27, 2014 Decorating

I’ve been a fan of the career site The Everygirl since it launched in 2012. I’m always inspired by hearing the stories of other young career women, especially those who are entrepreneurs like myself. Recently, I had the honor of being profiled on The Everygirl and I shared some insights into my own career as well as a peek inside my home. The Everygirl career interviews always wrap …

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