books for everyone on your christmas list

December 12, 2016

Well, that was a hot blogging minute, wasn’t it?  If the next two weeks fly as fast as the last month did for me, I’m in trouble, as I’ve still got quite a few gifts to cross off my list!  I had high hopes for sharing my Christmas decor today but the weather has been…

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my favorite entertaining books

October 6, 2016

We’re back from our whirlwind road trip to Newport for the wedding of the centurey and I’ve been so excited to get back to blogging!  Amidst the bags to be unpacked and the mountain of laundry to be tackled, I’ve also got to plan a menu and table setting for a small get together this…

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beautiful books for mother’s day

April 27, 2016

Mother’s Day is less than two weeks away and for the first time in what seriously feels like forever, I’ve already bought, wrapped and shipped my own momma’s gifts out way ahead of time! For any birthday or holiday, beautiful coffee table books are always at the top of my list of gifts to give…

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at home in the garden with carolyn roehm

November 16, 2015

Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Mine passed so quickly, I feel like the last three days were a complete blur. A highlight was reading this article by One King’s Lane on the release of Carolyn Roehm’s latest book, At Home in the Garden, complete with some of the prettiest images…

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carrier + company: positively chic interiors

November 10, 2015

There is nothing I love more than curling up with a glass of wine and reading a beautiful interior design book after little miss goes to bed.  With all the new design books that have debuted this year, I realized I was quite behind in nabbing some for myself so I hopped on to Amazon…

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inspired: 2 beautiful books to frame

September 10, 2015

What started out as a way to save a few bucks while still adding a little drama to the big, open wall in my entry years ago quickly turned into one of my favorite ways to make a big impact without breaking the bank – framing pages from a book!  It’s also a great way…

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6 books to add to your bookshelves right now

May 22, 2015

There are a bunch of beautiful new design, garden and entertaining books hitting bookshelves this spring, which excites me to no end because there just is nothing I love more at the end of the day than sitting with a glass of wine and getting to flip through the pages of a beautiful new tome. …

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india hicks island style – you need this book!

April 30, 2015

There are quite a few new beautiful design books debuting this spring that I’m dying to add to my bookshelf and at the top of my list is India Hicks’ Island Style.  For many of you, the fabulous Ms. Hicks needs no introduction; she’s the daughter of famed British interior designer David Hicks, was a…

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6 coffee table books to add to your collection

November 5, 2014

A good mail day is when a glossy new magazine lands in my mailbox.  A GREAT mail day is when a new book makes its way to my doorstep!  While I tend to be a little more conservative with how much I spend on decorative accessories, the one thing I will always spring for are…

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6 design books you need to add to your collection

April 22, 2014

If you’re looking for some coffee table-sized books filled with page after page of gorgeous interiors, you need to add these six to your collection quick, fast and in a hurry.  Over the years, I’ve amassed quite a collection myself, but these are the six I find myself going back to time and time again…

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