VIDEO: 5 Easy & Adorable DIY Party Decor Ideas

December 10, 2015 Entertaining
5 Stylish DIY Party Decor Ideas

Hi guys! I stopped by the Rachael Ray show not long ago to share some super easy and uber stylish DIY party decor ideas. These are fun for all year round but also perfect for holiday entertaining season! Click the video below to watch. And – to make your floral arrangement  more holiday themed, just substitute cranberries for lemons and voilà! Which idea is your favorite?

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A Guide to Creating the Ultimate Home Bar

December 8, 2015 Entertaining
Tips for Creating a Stylish Home Bar

When it comes to entertaining, it’s great to have a well-stocked bar so you can be ready to entertain at a moment’s notice. Every grown-up home should have a proper bar and if you don’t, setting up the perfect home bar is way easier than you think! Read on for my tips on creating the ultimate home bar including how to style it, the essential spirits to stock it with and the most …

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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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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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