Posts tagged: Holidays

3 Insanely Chic & Incredibly Easy Painted Halloween Pumpkin Ideas

October 27, 2014 Decorating
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Halloween is right around the corner so this past weekend I finally got around to decorating the pumpkins I picked up a couple of weeks ago. When I was thinking of ideas for my pumpkins I knew I didn’t want any kitschy designs like a Jack O’ Lantern or spooky scene. I wanted my pumpkins to be super chic as well as neutral in color so I could easily incorporate them into my decor. I …

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Happy 4th! (& Some Link Love!)

July 4, 2014 Notes from Nicole
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Happy 4th of July!!! I’m so excited to sleep in, have a day off and spend some time with my family today. And my little twin niece and nephew turn 3 tomorrow so it’s going to be a whole weekend full of family fun, kid activities and celebrations! What do you all have planned? If you find yourself with some time to surf the web or indulge in a little retail therapy, here are links to some …

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

May 6, 2014 Decorating
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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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5 Easy Ways to Create a Romantic Bedroom

February 12, 2014 Decorating
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With February 14th right around the corner, love is definitely in the air and, chances are, many of you plan to enjoy a very happy ending to your Valentine’s Day:-) If you share your bedroom with a significant other, you should aim to create an atmosphere that feels extra-special and helps set the mood. Lucky for you, I’ve compiled 5 simple ways to transform your bedroom into a dreamy e …

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Perfect Pairings: Fresh Florals & Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2014 Entertaining
Perfect Pairings for Valentine's Day

You can never go wrong with beautiful blooms and scrumptious sweets for Valentine’s Day but red roses and assorted chocolates are cliché. Here are some chic alternatives to suit every style, just in time for the most romantic day of the year.

For the modern sophisticate try an elegant arrangement of soft peach hued blooms paired with strawberries & champagne truffles. Image / Flowers / Tr …

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So Haute Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Perfect Gifts for the Decor Obsessed

December 21, 2013 Gift Guides
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Seeing as though this blog is all about decorating I couldn’t go without a putting together a gift guide for the decor obsessed. And this guide is colossal with more than 40 fabulous finds for the home. See below for my top gift picks that domestic goddesses everywhere will love!

1. Shanghai Peacock Pillow 2. Delta Duo Turquoise Lamp 3. Charade Studded Vase 4. Safari Pillow 5. Missoni C …

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