A Welcoming Front Door Makeover for a Brooklyn Brownstone

June 29, 2016 Decorating
Schlage front Door Makeover Hero Gibbons


If you’re looking for an easy way make your home feel more welcoming, here’s some inspiration for a quick and simple front door makeover to give your house more curb appeal. I recently teamed up with Schlage locks as their blogger ambassador for the Elevate Design Collective which you can read all about here. Schlage approached me with the task of incorporating their products into an ext …

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Cocktail Hour: The Four Diamonds Strawberry Frozen Cocktail

June 24, 2016 Food & Recipes
Four Diamonds Frozen Cocktail 3

Summer is finally here which means its time to mix up some frozen cocktails! Last year I took a trip to the Dominican Republic and fell in love with a frozen drink called the Four Diamonds which was served at the resort where I stayed. This rum based cocktail is mixed with strawberries, coconut, Irish cream and ice. I probably shouldn’t admit this but it’s SO good I pretty much i …

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Pretty & Polished

June 23, 2016 Fashion & Beauty
Nicole - Elevate Design Collective_4

I’ve noticed recently that when I share my personal style on Instagram people are always asking questions about what I’m wearing and seem to want to see more! So I’ve decided to start sharing a bit more of my personal style here on the blog. Since this is a space that’s typically reserved for all things home, let me know if you’re into this or not – would love your feedback! …

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Inside One Kings Lane’s New San Francisco Studio

June 22, 2016 Decorating
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In case you missed my previous post, I created a travel guide to San Francisco based on a 48-hour whirlwind trip that I recently took there. One of the places I was dying to check out while in town was the new One Kings Lane Studio but sadly, I wasn’t able to make it. Luckily, One Kings Lane recently shared a tour of their new Studio on its blog and just as expected, its chock full o …

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48 Hours In San Francisco

June 21, 2016 Travel
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Last month I took a super quick trip to San Francisco for a one day conference and padded on a tiny bit of extra time so that I could see the city and explore. I’d only been to San Francisco once before for a business trip a number of years ago but didn’t get to see much. This time around, even though I was there for just two full days, I made the most of every second of my free …

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Project Reveal – A Sophisticated Bedroom for Young Star Athlete

May 27, 2016 Decorating
Sabathia Kids Room_9

Hi guys! Excited to share a new project I finished up at the beginning of the year that was recently featured on ElleDecor.com! The room was designed for the oldest son of Yankee’s Star Pitcher CC Sabathia and his Entrepreneur/Philanthropist wife Amber who was so awesome to work with. Here is a look at what the room looked like before we started…

This was actually his younger brother …

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