Brooklyn Bedroom Before & After

March 13, 2015 Decorating
Brooklyn Master Bedroom Before & After

I always feel that bedrooms should be calming and serene and in the case of my #projectparkslope clients who have two small kids, I wanted to create a master bedroom that felt like a retreat from toddler central. The space has a beautiful white marble fireplace which inspired a very soft color scheme. The clients lived in an all gray apartment previously and were nervous about the idea of …

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Brooklyn Brownstone Project Reveal!

March 11, 2015 Decorating
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I spent a good chunk of last year working on a design project for the cutest family ever in Brooklyn. After living in a much smaller apartment in Tribeca for a number of years, the clients decided to decamp Manhattan for the much more residential neighborhood of Park Slope. They purchased a beautiful, landmarked Neo-Grec brownstone that was originally built in 1876 and the home fe …

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DIY Moroccan Inspired Tray Table

February 26, 2015 Decorating
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On Home Made Simple on OWN I do a lot of budget DIY projects. Here’s a quick and easy DIY from the show where I show you how to make a cute little moroccan-inspired tray table using a thrifted plant stand and brass tray! Click to watch the video and scroll down for a recap of the instructions!

Pant stand
100-grit sandpaper
Tacky cloth
Spray paint
Foam mounting strips
Decorative …

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Google Will Run Your Errands and It’s the Best Thing to Ever Happen

February 25, 2015 House Keeping
Google Shopping Express - Google Will Run Your Errands and It's the Best Thing to Ever Happen . Read about it at

Over the summer I was on a late-night Target run when I noticed a girl filling up a shopping cart who appeared to be checking things off a list on her smartphone and she was wearing a shirt that said Google Shopping Express. Curious, I stopped to ask her what Google Shopping Express was and she proceeded to tell me all about Google’s new same-day shopping service. As dramatic as i …

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Decor Porn: John Legend & Chrissy Teigen’s New York Apartment

February 24, 2015 Decorating
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I think John Legend & Chrissy Teigen are a the most insanely cute couple and I was excited to see them on a recent cover of Architectural Digest. (Yay for diversity!) While I’m typically not drawn to dark, moody spaces I absolutely loved their home. The one-bedroom apartment located in a neighborhood adjacent to New York’s Little Italy was designed by Desiderata Design in collaborat …

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