a stunning east hampton family home

June 29, 2016

I finally got a chance to sift through the three-foot high stack of design magazines that have been acting as a makeshift side table next to my sofa the other day and I have to say, the June issue of Architectural Digest is KILLING me softly, it’s so good!  As soon as I landed upon…

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a summer saltbox by lisa tharp

May 31, 2016

Coming off of a fabulous long weekend bright and early this morning and heading back into reality makes me wish I drank coffee.  Since my head is still in weekend mode, I thought I’d share some fabulous eye candy by Lisa Tharp Design to celebrate a short week!  I’ve been a fan of Lisa’s work for a…

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captain overton house

April 6, 2016

Steven Gambrel’s latest masterpiece is – surprise, surprise! – nothing short of absolutely spectacular.  I’ve been anxiously awaiting a full reveal of the competely renovated sea captain’s cottage in Sag Harbor since I first caught a sneak peek on the design genius’ Instagram feed (if you haven’t seen it, I seriously urge you to take…

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a whitewashed dream house

January 19, 2016

The super cold weather I wished for over Christmas is finally here and I couldn’t be happier!  Is it just me or does winter weather make you want to paint everything in your house white and layer with tons of texture?  This weekend house on the North Fork of Long Island, which was recently featured…

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ina’s napa valley rental + a love of 5-inch cabinet pulls

January 12, 2016

My love for Ina Garten knows no bounds; I have yet to try a recipe of hers that hasn’t turned out amazingly well and I love the peeks of her Hamptons home in each episode as much as I love all of her food!  Last year, she filmed a series in a rented home in…

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gregory shano’s relaxed retreat by the sea

August 19, 2015

Take one look at Gregory Shano’s relaxed Long Island retreat by the sea and you’ll be completely smitten before you even hit the front door! Classic cedar shakes with crisp white trim and navy blue accents on the outside and the prettiest shades of the palest blues and warm, woven grass cloth on the inside…

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a winner + a simple but stunning shaker style east hampton cottage

August 7, 2015

Thank you all for entering the giveaway this week for one of Julia Contacessi’s abstract art prints! I’m so excited to announce that Heather Olson of Two Doors Down Design Blog is the lucky winner this week!!  Keep an eye out for the next giveaway, friends, and thank you again for everyone who took the…

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sag harbor stunner

August 4, 2015

Thank you all so much for entering yesterday’s giveaway!  I’m so excited to pick a winner at the end of this week and for one of you lucky ducks to win one of Julia’s amazing art prints, so, if you haven’t already entered, be sure to head over and do so!  While we are on…

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thom filicia’s super chic lake house

July 24, 2015

As much as I dream about living on the beach, I would seriously consider lakeside living if the house looked anything remotely like designer Thom Filicia’s chic lakefront beauty in the Finger Lakes!  We’ve all seen his super chic, modern take on lakeside living before (he even has a book dedicated to the every last…

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chic in santa monica + an amazing fabric line

July 8, 2015

I’m an East Coast girl, born and bred, and as obsessed as I am, and always will be, with cedar shakes and sea captain’s cottages, lately I’ve been crushing big time on chic, coastal California spaces and interior designer Jeffrey Alan Marks’ chic abode in Santa Monica Canyon is pretty much my idea of perfection. …

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