the windsor suite.

Happy Monday! Hope you all had a great weekend. We had a very productive Friday night at Buy Buy Baby -- I feel so much better after seeing everything in person. ^Richard testing out the Baby Bjorn :) Officially 20 weeks today -- half way thereee! These AG maternity jeans are on heavy … [Read more...]

nursery inspiration.

Here are a couple of my initial design inspirations for Baby H's nursery. We rent our apartment so wallpaper will be a no go but I love the idea of mixing in grey or beige gingham & buffalo check into the design. As I mentioned I already have this gingham baby blanket and I'm using it as … [Read more...]

toile de jouy.

I've always loved toile fabric -- for wallpaper, pillows, bedding or furniture. Toile de jouy fabric originated in France in the 1760s. The original patterns usually depicted pastoral scenes; today there are many pattern choices and colors available. "Toile" simply means "cloth" in French, so … [Read more...]

dream dining room.

I came across my dream dining room while reading The Glam Pad. It belongs to Serena Fresson who is Alice Naylor-Leyland's mother. Alice is a blogger at Mrs. Alice and a Vogue.com contributor -- she has the most exquisite taste & British style. Just like her mother! Serena's dining room … [Read more...]

nicky haslam design.

I adore interiors that transport you to the English countryside. Designer Nicky Haslam does this so well and I could not be more in love! Take a peek for some serious inspiration... Cheers! xx *all photos link to their … [Read more...]

lately.

Sharing some photos as of late... mainly last week when my mom was in town visiting! I cherish the times she comes to visit & am so thankful for our time together in the city. I stayed with her for 2 nights at The Surrey -- I ADORE this hotel. It's so fun to stay in an area of the city that I … [Read more...]

home tour: carolyne roehm.

Happy Friday! I had the best time with my mom earlier this week. She was in town for a quick trip - we had so much fun shopping & eating around the city. NYC is so beautiful during the holidays. I'll share a few photos next week but for today I have the home tour of Carolyne Roehm. It's … [Read more...]

one holiday to the next!

The transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas is QUICK! One holiday to the next that's for sure -- Thanksgiving is over and it's time for the tree. I'm definitely not complaining I love the Christmas season!! Here are a few snapshots of our Thanksgiving which we had at our apartment! It was … [Read more...]

emilia wickstead christmas magic.

I came across this photo from Alice Naylor-Leyland's Instagram {one of my VERY favorite accounts to follow for English countryside inspiration!!!} and fell in LOVE. It's from the Emilia Wickstead Christmas dinner at the Michelin House in Chelsea, London. I am fairly certain my invitation got … [Read more...]

design crush: mario buatta.

The designer Mario Buatta is known as the Prince of Chintz. He boldly reinterprets the English country-house look. This style has inspired him for more than 50 years. I adore his gorgeous classic designs. Here's some of his beautiful work... Charleston … [Read more...]