Little Victims… Photoshoot Prep


Since Spring isn’t really doing its thing quickly enough for me, I am seriously craving green: I love what plants do for rooms.  Sometimes when I look at magazine rooms and cover up the plants/ flowers in them, they seem pretty lifeless.  There’s something about a pretty explosion of green (no matter how small) that I […]

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March 30, 2011

Climbing Vines


I’ve always wanted climbing vines on my house.  I remember reading a book when I was a little girl that pictured a red brick house covered in ivy and how I wanted it.  Yeah, I know, it’s bad for the house, but I love it anyway.  There’s something so incredible about a wall of green […]

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March 29, 2011

The Mad Hatter & a question


The Mad Hatters arrived today for my room in the DC Design House and I am in love: {My first Mad Hatter Wing Chair with a taupe velvet in front.. remember flash makes furniture look bad but people look better 😉  } I had recently seen pictures sent from the factory of the chairs and […]

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March 25, 2011

Move-in Day!


  We move into our room at the DC Decsign House today!!  I CANNOT WAIT to see the Madhatter chairs from my new line in person.  (They’re covered in the most beautiful Michael Smith floral.)  They arrived at our shipping warehouse this morning at 6:45 AM, just in time.  They are our first prototypes. {sooo […]

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German Favorite Antiques


This weekend I headed to one of my absolute favorite antique stores- German Favorite Antiques in Leesburg, VA-  with my best friends from college visiting, to pick up some items formy room in the DC Design House. {Gorgeous wooden angel…  not in the DC Design House room } They have the most interesting things- many of them found in Germany & […]

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March 23, 2011

Happy St.Patrick’s Day!


I bought these shamrocks (above) a week or so ago from Trader Joe’s and they’re hanging in there!  I covered the dirt in reindeer moss which I can’t get enough of.  (It doesn’t die…  Or maybe it’s already dead??  anyway, love it.) We sent the boys off to school today in my favorite color: And I […]

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March 18, 2011

Our Kitchen/ Pantry Demo & Redo Part 1


You might remember that I have  had a pantry in my kitchen covered by oatmeal-colored painters’s dropcloth curtains: When we moved in it was a gaping hole that exposed a funny little pantry.  It held a LOT of stuff but in the most unattractive, unorganized, RIDICULOUS manner: {scaaaaaary} We’ve lived something like the above photo […]

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March 15, 2011

Wallpaper is up!!


The wallpaper is up in my DC Design House Room and I’m so excited!! This grasscloth by Seabrooke  is so natural & textural.  I am a bit in love with it.  The trim is painted in Farrow and Ball’s Dimmity which is a beautiful soft cream.  (Farrow & Ball is donating the paint for the entire […]

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March 12, 2011

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