undecorate and perfect palettes

My book crushes for the week – UNDECORATE by DwellStudio Founder + Creative Director, Christiane Lemieux and PERFECT palettes by  Stephanie Hoppen. The fresh ideas and tips (along with pics of hundreds droolworthy homes) offered by authors of both books are making me rethink current decorating plans for our casa. Yes, Again. Shhh! Dont tell my husband.

Stay tuned for reviews as well as pictures from the Undecorate launch party in NYC.

What books are you reading/ crushing on right now?

ps: You have been quiet bunch of late. I miss your chitter chatter.


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DIFFA: Dining by Design-II

More tabletop installations from DIFFA’s Dining by Design event featuring Kravet, DvF, NY Times and more. Yes, most of these are a bit over the top but the details in each can be easily adapted for many parties and occasions.

Grab a coffee or tea, this is a long one.


NY School of Interior Design



For those that missed part I of the 2011 Dining by Design installations, you can check it out right here.

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hello monday + chevron biz cards

Hello hello. Trust you had a good weekend.

While traveling to NYC and Palm Beach many people commented on my business card design and wanted me to create similar ones for them. I guess the Chevron print is a crowd pleaser. Totally flattered, I thought of offering these to you too. That is if you likey. 😉




The colors are customizable, you can send me your colors and I will match it. They are printed on highgloss business card paper. $75 for a set of 100. Other quantities can be requested too.  And you can order either via my Etsy store or email.

As an alternate option for those who prefer to have these printed themselves, I offer customized artwork and template for $50.

Turnaround time is 2-3 days for those that might need them asap.

Winner of Joss and Main giveaway is Nicole! (nicole[dot]mckee08[at]gmail[dot]com). congrats and happy shopping girl.

Have a great week.


images: Manvi drona-hidalgo