Happy Birthday Mochatini + Giveaway

Hard to believe it has been FOUR years since I started this little bloggity blog. I truly appreciate your friendships, support and encouragement. A HUGE thank you and hug to you all. To celebrate, I have a fantastic giveaway for you!


I truly appreciate your friendships, support and encouragement. A HUGE thank you and hug to you all. To celebrate, I have a fantastic giveaway for you!



DSLR camera owners take note:: I am giving away a brand new copy of Adobe Lightroom 4, $150 value, to one lucky Mochatini reader.

If you arent familiar with it, Lightroom 4 – is a great image management solution for either a professional or passionate enthusiast looking to manage and search photo libraries quickly, edit photos in batches or make localized edits and of courses, sharing with fans, friends and family. Some of the features included in the newest version:

·         Easily edit and publish your own photo book in the Book module

·         Tweak small areas of photos using local adjustment brushes with white balance, noise reduction, moiré and more effect

·         Edit video clips from your dSLR using features pulled from Lightroom’s photo-editing toolbox

·         Preview how an image will look once printed (hard or Web browser) with soft proofing options

·         Share photos via email, or to Facebook and Flickr

I have been using it for months and simply LOVE it.

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post telling us how you would use Lightroom to spruce up design/blog or home photos.

Giveaway is open until May 14. So hurry up and enter!!

Happy Happy new Week and heres to another FABULOUS year together.

hello {empire state of mind} monday + 150$ e-spree giveaway

Happy new week dear friends. I am back here in NYC to attend a few design events. Tonight, I head to Brooklyn for the AphroChic Renaissance launch party and support my dear friend Jeanine.

To kick start this week, and hopefully help with Monday blues, I have a fabulous giveaway from Joss & Main for you! Joss & Main is an exclusive members-only sale site featuring premium brands for the home offered at discounts of 25 to 70 percent off retail! New sales launch daily, but last for only 72 hours. Past Joss & Main events have featured Missoni Home, Henckles, Le Creuset, Thom Felicia Rugs, and Dwell Baby among others.



Joss & Main is generously offering Mochatini readers a $150 shopping spree!

Here’s how you enter:

  • Become a member of Joss & Main through this link. If you are already a member of Joss $ Main, you can also enter. Just sign in and browse through the sales. Come back to this post on Mochatini.
  • Leave a comment here letting me know your favorite joss find.
  • Make sure to mention your contact email so we can reach you.
  • You have until March 25 to enter giveaway. Good luck!

Click here to become a Joss $ Main member.


images: Columbus Circle, NYC by Jaime Beck. Joss & Main

tablescapes + holiday decor + chance to win a pair of uggs

Many of you have sent me really sweet emails about the HGTV holiday tabledecor shoot.  Thank you so much for your kind words and I am so glad I was able to inspire your holiday decorations. And yes,I do plan on doing a post with a list of sources for everything I styled the table with – very soon.

You are probably sick of all the tablescapes I feature here on Mochatini, but I really cant help myself.

I LOVE tablescapes and I come across so many beautiful table settings everyday that it seems only natural to share them with you. And with all of us busy getting ready for the holidays – I figure the more inspiration I send your way the better. no?

style at home via




For those of you that love Uggs, and like me pretty much live in them when the temperature drops, here is your chance to win a pair for yourself or for a dear one as gift.

Whooga Ugg Boots is giving away a pair of boots (values at $1165) of your choice to one lucky reader. This giveaway is open to all countries. To enter sign up for their newsletter or follow them on twitter.

If you simply must have your boots now Whooga is offering Mochatini readers a 10% discount. Just enter the code 1163MOCHA at check out.

Good luck.


mochatini giveaway- $80 gift certificate

Hello dears. Hope you are having a great week and a fab summer. I have a fantastic giveaway for you my friends. A gift certificate worth $80 that you can use at any of the csn stores. THIS is your chance to finally cross off an item {or two} from your home decor wish list. What will you use it for?

There are sooo many options to pick from….

for instance, pretty lights like this one – sure to instantly add glamor to any room,

or a stylish bed ensemble from DwellStudio,

or chic sandals that you have been lusting for all summer,

or a modern panton chair,

or one these sexy bertoia chairs by knoll, {high on my wishlist}

One lucky winner of will receive an $80 gift certificate, redeemable at any of the CSN stores toward ANY item that your heart desires.

As always, it is super easy to enter.

Visit csn storesallmodern.com, luxebycsn.com to find your wishlist item.

Leave a comment on this post telling me what you would buy with this certificate.

Follow me on twitter and facebook, tweet (@manvidh) or blog about this giveaway to increase your chances of winning.

Giveaway open to US and Canada readers only and I will accept entries until July 30th.

Good luck!