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Chic in Miami: Soho Beach House

2011-02-23T13:07:23.717-08:00

When Stefan and I were in Miami, we stayed at the Soho Beach House in Miami Beach.  It is the perfect place for those who want to stay in a quieter and less over the top hotel.  It felt like we were staying in a friend's home. Before I show you the hotel itself, I thought I would start with our room and the chic hallways.  Martin Brudnizki designed the hotel but I was told that all the special



Erika's Home & Nursery Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.641-08:00

Erika Bretchel runs Small Shop, a brand styling studio that creates logos, print, packaging & WEB DESIGN for anyone interested in taking their business to the next level!  She also runs a blog & is co-owner of Wardrobe Stationery.  She seems to do it all & I truly admire her for that. So, when Erika decided to share her home with Made By Girl, I was ecstatic. She told me she had more to share &



Lily of Birch + Bird: Home Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.681-08:00

Hello everyone! I've been pretty busy ever since my family arrived in town this weekend! I haven't had time to breathe...but instead have been playing tourist. I'm sure some of you know how that goes. Nonetheless, it's great to see my mother, it's been a year since I've seen her! Hope you're weekend went well & that you got lots of things done. Not sure how the weather is in your area, but here



Chic in Miami: Cecconi's

2011-02-23T13:07:24.024-08:00

Someone called Cecconi's the most beautiful restaurant in Miami and I have to agree.  Lucky for Stefan and me, the restaurant was located in our hotel, the Soho Beach House.  We'll get to that later.  Designer Martin Brudnizki created a gorgeous oasis underneath Silver Buttonwood trees and bell jar hanging light fixtures.  The trees are also wrapped in white lights and the effect at night is



Chimenea modular de diseño del quemador EcoSmart Uno

2011-02-23T12:49:30.551-08:00

El quemador EcoSmart El alcohol es el producto principal del Fuego EcoSmart. Ofrece flexibilidad en el diseño final como su diseño modular permite una gran variedad de capas y que el quemador se pone en posición de fácil.El quemador de EcoSmart impulsado por el etanol desnaturalizado, una energía eficiente, biocombustibles renovables. La naturaleza limpia de combustible de etanol significa que el



Espacio al aire libre Vida destacados con mimbre

2011-02-23T12:49:30.589-08:00

Con sus muebles y mesas al aire libre agradable, Paola Lenti es la creación de un moderno y lujoso, más, un tipo diferente de espacio al aire libre.A juzgar por los diseños de Paola Lenti ha puesto ahí para que el mundo vea, hay tres principales elementos importantes en cualquier habitación: comodidad, con lo que el aire libre en, y por último pero no menos importante, mimbre Creación de espacios



Casas Modernas de contenedores Casa Vieja Dama

2011-02-23T12:49:30.625-08:00

La producción en masa no suele ser una salida al término de un espacio de estar, pero viejo Adán Kalkin Dama de House es un refrescante recordatorio de que dos ideas aparentemente dispares puede ser reconfigurado para existir en armonía. A pesar de que la casa es conocido como el Old Lady Casa, todos los acabados en su interior – un piso de concreto, grandes paños de vidrio, puertas correderas,



Chic Christian Louboutin Boutique

2011-02-23T13:07:24.148-08:00

Since we have a few inches of snow on the ground in New York, I thought this might be a good time to post about warm and sunny Miami!  After the cruise docked, Stefan and I headed to the Design District in Downtown Miami.  In addition to furniture showrooms, the Design District is home to some very chic boutiques.  One that impressed me the most was Christian Louboutin at 155 NE 40th Street.



Bastian of Chic

2011-02-23T13:07:24.269-08:00

I don't attend any men's fashion shows but if there was one I did decide to attend, it would be Michael Bastian.  I love his modern take on preppy male clothing.  His chic style also extends to his West Village apartment.  You might remember it from the September 2008 issue of Domino magazine.  It still looks just as good more than two years later and he is often still photographed at home.  Most



Sponsor Spotlight: Creations by Kage

2011-02-23T13:07:24.490-08:00

Please welcome our newest chic sponsor Creations by Kage.  Designer Kristin Holstein creates vintage inspired bags and clutches that are modified for the modern woman. I especially love the Embroidered Tucker Clutch that would be perfect for spring and summer.  Kristin is also generously offering Habitually Chic readers 10% off any order.  Just use code habituallychic11 at checkout.  Happy



Chic and Cozy Cottage

2011-02-23T13:07:24.595-08:00

It's a long holiday weekend and that means many people will be getting away.  Designer Stephen Shubel's chic fisherman's cottage in Sausalito looks like a chic yet cozy place spend some time off.  He describes it as being "like Marie Antoinette in a t-shirt...the past recreated for today."  He mixes French furniture with nautical touches that refer back to the cottage's seaside location. 



Your Weekend...(via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.707-08:00

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Peek into My Guest Room...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.728-08:00

Friday is finally here!! What will you be up to this weekend? Anything planned? As for me, my family will be in town. Very exciting because I finally finished the guest bedroom, (well, it's 98% finished) but still needs a piece of ART behind the bed I think. No? Maybe? Yes?My upholsterer delivered my WING Back last night, & I'm super HAPPY with the way it turned out! It makes the room look so



And the WINNER is...(Via Made by Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.754-08:00

Rachelle from 'Adventures in Creating' blog. You WON the Royal Design Studio Stencil!  Yay! Hope you'll show us where you'll add the stencil! Have fun!  Thanks to everyone for entering!



Bettina Ballard's Busy Day

2011-02-23T13:07:24.692-08:00

New York Fashion Week has ended and now the editors are on their way to London if they are not there already.  After that, they will cover fashion week in Milan and finally Paris. In March 1951, Life magazine featured an article about  Vogue fashion editor Bettina Ballard entitled Bettina's Busy Day that followed the editor around Paris during fashion week in February 1951.  What amazed me is



The Front Row

2011-02-23T13:07:24.801-08:00

I took this photo of the front row at Nanette Lepore from my seat and it is one of my favorite moments from fashion week. I don't know the name of the first blonde but the second is Joanna Hillman, senior fashion market editor of Harper's Bazaar.  She is sitting next to her colleague David Thielebeule, the senior accessories editor of Harper's Bazaar.  The last blonde is Kate Dimmock, fashion



My View at Derek Lam

2011-02-23T13:07:24.900-08:00

Only fashion could get me up and out of the house at 8:00am on a chilly Sunday morning.  Estee Lauder was kind enough to invite me backstage at the Derek Lam show and I'm excited to share my behind the scenes experience with you.  It's amazing how much work goes into a ten minute runway show. Tom Pecheux, Estee Lauder Creative Makeup Director, was shown sketches and fabric swatches prior to the



Charlotte's Chic Homes

2011-02-23T13:07:25.008-08:00

One of the events I couldn't make it to this week was shoe designer Charlotte Dellal's launch party at Bergdorf Goodman.  Her line named Charlotte Olympia is filled with vertigo inducing heels in bright colors and patterns.  After seeing images of her own home in London as well as that of her parents, I have a feeling that she must be inspired by these interiors and amazing art collection.   



Morgan's Home Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.781-08:00

Morgan Laske was one of the lovelies that submitted her home to share with all of you! The one thing that stood out to me was super cute bar area! I love that bamboo sideboard!  It's a piece I wish I could add to my home, but I just don't think it fits in within the whole scheme of things! Darn.It looks SUPER CHIC though.....plus, I've even seen them up for grabs on Ebay several times. Granted



My First Post...in 2006 (Via Made by Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.811-08:00

Today I was looking at my archives and came across my first post EVER from 2006. It's kind of cute & funny...I had zero comments. One month later I posted on my blog again. Back then I really wasn't serious about it, but I soon realized how important of a tool it was for me & my business. Get what I mean?  I get a ton of emails all the time (some I answer & some I just never get to cause of lack



Chic at Fashion Week

2011-02-23T13:07:25.119-08:00

I was telling someone recently that I will never be photographed by one of the fashion week street photographers.  I don't wear "fierce" shoes as my friend Jessica calls them or crazy outfits but that doesn't mean I can't photograph some of them.  I recognized French style blogger Garance Doré when I was leaving the tents at Lincoln Center Sunday and couldn't resist taking her photo. I also



Ada's Home Office Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.846-08:00

How is everyone today? OMG!! It is super WINDY out today... my glass doors are shaking! Scary.Anyway, have you entered the Royal Design Studio stencil giveaway (a few posts below this one) yet?? If not, go now, a WINNER will be selected this Friday! Ok, so I've been on a decorating kick (AGAIN) & I've been adding some new decor items around the house.... especially in my home office.  I'm VERY



NYFW Fall 2011: Tory Burch

2011-02-23T13:07:25.243-08:00

We interrupt our vacation slide show to bring you a look at some of the fashion shows I have been attending this week. One of my favorites is always Tory Burch.  She always shows wearable yet interesting outfits with a hint of nostalgia that I can always imagine myself wearing. For Fall 2011, she told WWD that her inspiration was "the outdoors meets texture and subtle sex appeal, with a nod to



Soon at Jen's Closet...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.879-08:00

I added a few more items via Jennifer's Closet now for sale. Unfortunately, I cannot hold any items, it's first come first take!! Some of these items are FOR SALE 'now' or will be in the next few days! Just letting you know that Jennifer's Closet will be updated real soon! If you have a question just email me here.-images by jen ramos



Ideas para usar baúles en la Decoración de Interiores

2011-02-23T12:49:30.655-08:00

Un baúl colonial es el tema de muchas leyendas. A pesar de que la gente moderna no piensan en el como compartimentos de almacenamiento para sus objetos de valor que son todavía muy romantica y puede ser efectivamente utilizada en la decoración de interiores. Algunas personas encuentran el pecho como en los mercados de pulgas y recuperar estos datos, algunos otros simplemente comprar copias



Lámparas suspendidas con forma Casas

2011-02-23T12:49:30.693-08:00

La casa es un objeto que juega un papel muy importante en nuestras vidas que ha sido inmortalizada en innumerables historias y las imágenes. Representa a la familia y un lugar que podemos llamar nuestra. Se trata de un faro que le devuelve la llamada de viajes y guías de su casa cuando más lo necesita. Luces de la casa es un conjunto de lámparas de suspensión, que también representan todas estas



Cuffs By Unearthed...(Via Made by Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.907-08:00

I came across Unearthed last week & had to share these! I really loved ALL their products, especially the cuffs. They have really interesting ones you normally don't see in your everyday stores. All are HANDMADE, which is pretty cool! Unearthed is based out of  L.A. & they have a large collection of jewelry & cuffs in almost any color you could imagine.  I can't seem to pick a fave, I swear I



A Walk Through Nassau

2011-02-23T13:07:25.375-08:00

Every designer whether they work with fashion or interiors will tell you that travel is the best source of inspiration.  No where was that more true than in Nassau.  The pink color of so many of the buildings looked  beautiful against the bright blue sky but everywhere I looked I saw a fabulous color.  I especially loved the bright red shutters on the stone house and the colorful mural above. 



Pretty in Pink: Government House

2011-02-23T13:07:25.527-08:00

After a brief reprieve yesterday, the weather is cold again.  What could be better to post today than the pink Government House in Nassau, Bahamas.  It makes me think back to that 80 degree day and all the lovely Bahamians who wished us good day as we passed them.  Hope you have a good day too! Photo looking down to Nassau Harbour in 1941.  There were no cruiseships back then! Photos by Heather



Jesse's Home Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:33.935-08:00

So here we are on a Tuesday morning - the day after Valentine's day. Hope yours was a good one! Today I'm sharing a home tour from another fellow Christian/blogger named Jesse. She has a really cute blog for called, 'Good Girl Gone Glad'. Catchy name...Oddly enough, Jesse STENCILED her living room wall with a gorgeous pattern! It looks pretty good don't you think? At first glance you'd think it



MY Guy & Valentine's Day...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.104-08:00

There's something really SPECIAL about a man who shows his LOVE for a woman. Ever since I was a little girl I wanted to marry a 'GOOD' man who showed the world he loved me. I went through MANY CRUSHES including one on SPIDERMAN - that never went anywhere!Oh yes & RICKY Schroder, remember him?!?! (Silver Spoons). I even wrote Ricky a letter letting him know that I LOVED him & I was the girl for



Ralph Lauren at Sea

2011-02-23T13:07:25.661-08:00

The most stunning space on the Marina was the Owner's Suite on the back of Deck 9.  It was decorated by Susan Bednar Long of S.B. Long Interiors in collaboration with Ralph Lauren Home.  It looked like the interior of an elegant yacht but was also comfortable and cozy.  The bedroom was one of the rooms that had to adapt to the rules regarding flammable materials.  Susan originally wanted to



Dakota Jackson at Sea

2011-02-23T13:07:25.815-08:00

Since the Marina was fully booked, we were only able to see the designer rooms and suites while we were docked in Nassau.  Dakota Jackson designed a few suites and we peeked into two of them.  We weren't given any specific details about the rooms but I assume much of the furniture came from Dakota Jackson's own line.   It was interesting that many of the suites had their own work out equipment



Chic Ship Interiors

2011-02-23T13:07:25.918-08:00

A few readers commented that they were impressed by the decor of our room on the Marina.  They weren't expecting it to look so nice.  If you thought that was impressive, wait until you see the public areas and restaurants.  Oceania Cruises bills themself as mid-luxury but after to speaking with the designers, it was clear that no expensive was spared on the interior design.  It was most



Oceania Cruises: They had me at Ahoy!

2011-02-23T13:07:26.043-08:00

This cold weather is definitely making me wish I was still sailing on the Marina.  I don't think Stefan and I could have had a better first cruise experience and we owe it all to Oceania Cruises.  This was an inaugural christening cruise and there was copious amounts of music, dancing, champagne, fireworks, sunshine, and food!  Entertainment Tonight corespondent Mary Hart was on hand for the



Royal Design Studio Stencil Giveaway....(Via Made by Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.133-08:00

Thankfully it's Friday....my neck needs a break from sitting at my desk! Ever get that pain in the back of your neck?? Maybe I need a new chair....On a brighter note, I've got a really cool GIVEAWAY this weekend for all of you!  I normally DON'T have giveaways & this is very rare, so please feel free to take advantage of it.I've partnered with Royal Design Studio (who has the most amazing



Danielle Oakey: Daughter's Room Makeover...(Via Made by Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.174-08:00

Since so many of you liked the stripes in Catherine's home tour - today I'm sharing a lovely bedroom makeover with striped walls!  These lovely pics were submitted by Interior Designer, Danielle Oakey, who also blogs at Danielle Oakey Interiors blog. The bedroom makeover is of her daughter's room. I love how she used the colors, turquoise, yellows & reds. But my favorite part is that bold black &



Casas decoracion: Las plantas de interior purifican el aire en las salas de estar

2011-02-23T12:49:30.731-08:00

Casas decoracionLa mayoría de nosotros vivimos en el interior y en las principales ciudades donde la calidad del aire en el exterior se ha demostrado que es más limpio que el aire dentro de nuestros hogares. Casas decoracion.Con todos los contaminantes y los gases que rara vez llega a escapar, nuestras casas se han convertido en paraísos para caminar alergenos y sustancias químicas tóxicas que



Decoracion de dormitorios modernos Habitaciones modernas de extraordinaria belleza y estilo

2011-02-23T12:49:30.775-08:00

Decoracion de dormitorios modernos.La colección de muebles de Golf de la casa de diseño italiana Colombini tiene algunos espectaculares diseños modernos con temas dormitorio. Después de contemplar estas imágenes no puede dejar de sentir un sentido de respeto por los diseñadores detrás de estas hermosas habitaciones. Decoracion de dormitorios modernos. Los colores se han mezclado a la perfección,



I'm back!

2011-02-23T13:07:26.161-08:00

I'm back from vacation! I had an amazing time on the Oceania inaugural cruise of their new ship Marina, exploring Nassau and Miami, staying at the Soho Beach House, and touring Vizcaya among other things. Most of all, I enjoyed the warm and sunny weather!  When I left Miami today it was 84 degrees.  When I arrived in New York it was 18 degrees.  Definitely back to cold reality.  I have over 1000



Fun in the Sun

2011-02-23T13:07:26.271-08:00

Not exactly sure where Carter Smith took these photos of Mila Jovovich but it looks like Florida to me.  Regardless, hey make me wish I had worked out more before my trip.  My fun in the sun is coming to an end and I can't wait to share my own adventures with you all when I get back tonight.  See you soon! Photos by Carter Smith



Catherine's Chic Geek Home Tour..(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.200-08:00

Doesn't it feel great to know FRIDAY is almost here?!?  After painting this whole week, I'm definitely looking forward to spending some down time with my guy & visiting a couple friends. BUT in the meanwhile, it IS just Thursday...& I have a super cute home tour for you! It comes from Catherine, a fellow blogger whose blog name is Chic Geek, cute huh?Catherine has a small place with lots of style



Office Update & Thoughts...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.233-08:00

This is a pic I shot today of my office with the updated black wall behind the shelves. You can also slightly see the 108" white curtain panel to the left. That glass door goes out to a lovely 3rd story balcony.... very convenient when I want to get some fresh air during the daytime. I'm REALLY considering changing out the WHITE drapes to either black, an IKAT, or a thin-lined zebra pattern. 



Erin's High-Rise Home Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.261-08:00

Today I'm bringing you high rise living. For the LONGEST time....my guy & I wanted to move into a high rise apartment (prior to the place we live in now), but the lack of space killed the deal for us! However, when I look at places like this one below, I start to wonder! Erin, who authors the blog, Design in It sent over these AMAZING (love that word) pics of her pad in the sky. My first thought



Chic in Shades

2011-02-23T13:07:26.383-08:00

I wanted to buy myself a new pair of sunglasses before my trip but ran out of time. I have a pair of Tom Ford gold aviator sunglasses that still look good but I feel like it's time for a change.  I have been debating on a pair of large Jackie O style shades or the new cat eye style.  There are so many chic sunglasses on the people in this post that I now want to buy one of everything!  Enjoy!



Alicia Parsons Home Tour...(Via Made by Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.287-08:00

Alicia who owns Akimbo, a quirky invitations, announcement & greetings company has sent me pics of her home to share with you. She lives all the way in Adelaide, South Australia in a townhouse with her hubby! To top things off, Alicia also writes a blog called, 'Atypical Type A' where you can find her blogging about a variety of home projects she is taking on along with the sources that inspire



Ideas de Diseño para el Cuarto de baño de los Niños - Little Boys Bathroom Design Ideas

2011-02-23T12:49:30.801-08:00

Ya te he mostrado algunos diseños de cuartos de baño para los chicos y baños para las niñas. Ahora es el momento de mostrar algunas ideas para diseñar un cuarto de baño para un niño pequeño.El tema más lógica de un cuarto de los niños es el mar. Todo lo relacionado con el que trabajaría bien. Aunque los piratas y la Marina son los temas más cool. Por supuesto, la caza o el deporte sería un gran



Ideas de Organización de Armario

2011-02-23T12:49:30.897-08:00

Si se cuenta toda la ropa y el calzado de un habitante de la ciudad media que encontrarás en la que hace un par de siglos, sólo los más ricos tenían la misma cantidad de cosas. Así que muchos de nosotros enfrentamos el problema de almacenar todas estas cosas. Fabricantes de muebles han inventado muchas cosas para que nos ayude con eso. Nos hemos reunido para usted algunas de sus ideas para



Ideas prácticas de Diseño Sala de Servicio de lavandería

2011-02-23T12:49:30.927-08:00

Algunas personas dicen que los tres mayores logros de la civilización moderna son un ascensor, un control remoto y una lavadora automática. Hoy en día los controles remotos y lavadoras se encontró casi en la mayoría de hogares de todo el mundo. El proceso de convertir trapos sucios para limpiar las consiste en tres pasos ahora: cargar a continuación, en la máquina, su puesta en marcha y descarga.



Governor of the Bahamas

2011-02-23T13:07:26.497-08:00

Whether you like them or not, you have to admit that the Duke and Duchess of Windsor had style. During the Second World War, Winston Churchill installed the Duke of Windsor as the Governor of the Bahamas to keep him quiet so to speak.  So in 1940, Wallis and Edward sailed to Nassau.   Apparently Government House was in nearly derelict so the Windsors rented private homes until it was rebuilt. 



My Office Bookshelf...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.310-08:00

One of the things I worked on this past weekend was my office bookshelf.  My husband suggested we paint the back of the bookshelf in 'black beauty' by Benjamin Moore... I agreed & TA DAAA!! He was tired of all the white in the home office & I guess I was too.... To see what the shelves looked like BEFORE, go here.I've also been working on some paintings, which I'll be REVEALING soon.... for sale!



Monument...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.341-08:00

Some amazing pieces to love this Tuesday morning via Monument at 1st Dibs.  I have a thing for black lamp shades and I really love these particular floor lamps, but I know I couldn't afford to drop $3,800 on them! They're gorgeous & unique. YES...and they're straight out of the 1960's with a gold leaf chain & completely restored. I say, if YOU can afford it, these are a great investment.  images



Chassity's Home Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.366-08:00

Of course if you haven't heard of Chassity - who has a blog called: Look Linger Love - you will now! She resides in South Carolina with her husband & little daughter Lily.  Chassity was gracious enough to share her home with us. And boy, was I impressed......! It's FUNNY because just like me, she often gets asked BY HER GUESTS,  "where did you get that?" Figuring why not write about it all....



India Hicks Caribbean Chic

2011-02-23T13:07:26.606-08:00

Our cruise is docking in Nassau but only for a day.  If we had more time, I would definitely would have tried to meet Harbour Island resident India Hicks in person.  If there is anyone who epitomizes effortless elegance, it's India.  For those of you who don't know, her father was renowned interior designer David Hicks and her brother is designer Ashley Hicks.  Good taste runs in the family and



New Items For Sale at Jennifer's Closet...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.394-08:00

Hello everyone! How was your weekend? Did ANY of you watch the game!?!?? I didn't....I CAN'T stand football, SUPERBOWL or anything similar, instead I spent my time painting. More news soon on what I was painting!   Hint: new site possibly.... Also, I just added a couple items in the 'Jennifer's Closet' section of my shop. Here they are below, plus some Stuart Weitzman wedding heels! All the items



Chic in Stripes

2011-02-23T13:07:26.723-08:00

I packed a few striped tops for the cruise but now I'm kicking myself for not buying a dress too.  It's amazing how many different ways you can wear stripes.  From casual to dressed up, they always look great.  As you'll see from these photos, they been a favorite of many chic people including Jackie above.  Enjoy! Lauren Santo Domingo wearing chic stripes in Paris. Ines de la Fressange and



Bon Voyage

2011-02-23T13:07:26.838-08:00

By the time you read this, my friend Stefan and I will be hitting the high seas.  After this awful winter, I don't have to tell you how excited I am to get away to warmer weather.  Thank you to everyone who sent me recommendations for Miami and Nassau.  If you want to follow our adventures in real time, you can always check me out on Twitter. But don't think I've left you high and dry.  I have



Your Weekend.....(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.422-08:00

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Thanks Harper's Bazaar!

2011-02-23T13:07:26.950-08:00

Big thanks to Véronique Hyland for including Habitually Chic in her Bloggers Share Their Fashion Week Prep Secrets story for Harpers Bazaar .  I am beyond excited and honored to be included with Garance Doré, Bryanboy, Style Bubble, The Man Repeller, Keep It Chic, All the Pretty Birds, Geometric Sleep, and the Purse Blog.  Fashion was one of my first loves growing up.  I used to watch Style with



Packing for Miami & Cruise

2011-02-23T13:07:27.064-08:00

When I mentioned that I was booked on an Oceania cruise and trip to Miami, the first question many asked was whether I was going to post my outfits.  I often joke that if I ever write my autobiography, it will be subtitled, Confessions of an Overpacker, but laying everything out and planning each day's outfits really does help me pack smarter.  I think it's especially useful when you're traveling



Chic Sleeps: Lit a la Polonaise

2011-02-23T13:07:27.173-08:00

I grew up with a canopy bed so I've had an aversion to them ever since.  If there was any bed that could make me change my mind about them, it's the 18th-century painted Louis XVI style bed above that is currently for sale at Le Louvre Antiques in Dallas.  It can also be called a lit a la polonaise (Polish bed) which is a bed that has uprights that support the canopy with curved iron bars hidden



Megan's Home Tour...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.449-08:00

Today I bring you a chic master closet & well put together home from a fellow blogger named Megan! Megan blogs over at 'Honey We're Home' which I'm sure many of you are familiar with. So please excuse me if you've already seen her home....BUT I am certain there are SOME of you who haven't right?!? Megan has a MARIAH CAREY closet...I swear! As a matter of fact, her closet was one of my



The New Architectural Digest

2011-02-23T13:07:27.279-08:00

I had the pleasure of attending a lunch at the Condé Nast Building today for an exclusive preview of the new Architectural Digest.  Margaret Russell walked a small group of us through the new features that debut in the March 2011 issue.  I can tell you without a doubt that you are going to love it!  The magazine hasn't changed so much that long time subscribers will be unhappy but it has been



Algunos diseños de Vestidores

2011-02-23T12:52:31.099-08:00

Roperos de gran tamaño han sido siempre un símbolo de lujo. Si usted es el tipo de persona a quien le gustaría dar un paso atrás y frota la barbilla antes de decidir qué ponerse para el día o la ocasión, estos armarios atleast le daría alguna "sala de reflexión" (nunca mejor dicho). Más que el factor precio, lo que va en contra de tales vestidores es que le quitan espacio significativo de su



Ideas de decoración de dormitorios de Evinco

2011-02-23T12:52:31.148-08:00

Evinco Diseño recientemente lanzó con su nueva línea de diseños de habitaciones. Echamos un vistazo a su sitio y que se encuentran muchos de ellos a ser interesante. La mayoría de ellos representan un enfoque moderno del diseño de un dormitorio con cabeceros de fantasía, el diseñador de iluminación y almohadas decorativas acento. Las camas se actúan como agentes que llaman la atención en algunos



Kelly Wearstler's Vibe

2011-02-23T13:07:27.386-08:00

One of the most exciting things I did last year in LA was visit Kelly Wearstler's studio.  It is a gorgeous space filled with her watercolor drawings pinned to the inspiration board and a constant hum of creativity.  She is one of the most inspiring designers and I was hoping that some of her magic would rub off on me that day! She has just started her own blog called My Vibe My Life where she



My NYIGF Trend Reports for Elle Decor

2011-02-23T13:07:27.511-08:00

Elle Decor enjoyed my trend reports from the New York International Gift Fair last year so much that they asked me to cover the show for elledecor.com this year.  You can check out my trends of Butterflies & Bugs; Nautical;  and Letters, Words and Numbers on their website.  It was an honor to contribute to one of my favorite shelter magazines!



Lámpara de mesa elegante Escultórica

2011-02-23T12:49:30.965-08:00

Lámpara Chaand está diseñado por Tahir Mahmood para Caviar20, compañía que se centra sobre todo en los muebles vintage de alta gama. La lámpara escultórica y elegante convertirse en un objeto contemporáneo que al mismo tiempo tiene una leve alusión retro. Se crea de materiales sostenibles. El cuerpo está hecho de madera de Dalbergia sissoo (nativo al subcontinente indio, a menudo referido como "



Pequeño apartamento con 25.000 pelotas de ping pong en sus paredes

2011-02-23T12:49:30.986-08:00

Este apartamento de 90 metros cuadrados en Brooklyn ha sido diseñado por Snarkitecture de Daniel Arsham. Este refugio privado se encuentra dentro de un mayor espacio de trabajo colaborativo 2.500 cuadrados pies. Es muy minimalista y blanco y negro pero muy inusual. Sus decoraciones de la pared hace que sea tan inusual. Están cubiertas con 25.000 pelotas de ping pong. Gracias a que se ve como



New At Neiman Marcus...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.478-08:00

What's HOT at Neiman Marcus?!!? I nearly choked when I saw this headboard. Is it just me or does zebra print super stylish? I mean, it's like TIMELESS.  I love that these are in other colors & not the standard black and white, perhaps that's what makes these so eye-catching and chic. How about the brass nail heads?  I think they definitely add a bit of interest.Hmmm, why am I thinking DIY.....??



Gaby Burger Designs...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.510-08:00

Time for a little jewelry..... today I'd like to introduce you all to Gaby Burger Designs. Gaby has quite an extensive collection in her shop, with gorgeous rich turquoise & gold colors, (which are my favorites). I can see myself wearing the gold plated elephant bracelet for meetings with clients or to a nice dinner with friends, it's TOTALLY cute! Don't you think?? You can check out more of



Elizabeth Sullivan Designs A Nursery...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.540-08:00

I've been getting a BUNCH OF EMAILS from a lot of you out there regarding your home. Some emails were TOO LARGE & I had to delete them while others didn't fit the requirements. So, hopefully no one will get OFFENDED if I didn't select your pictures! This particular submission came in from a talented Interior Designer named Elizabeth Sullivan. It's not necessarily part of her home but a nursery



10 lindos diseños de Dormitorio

2011-02-23T12:52:31.190-08:00

Si eres un seguidor regular, usted sabe que de vez en cuando hacer una lista de los hermosos diseños de una habitación o espacio particular. A veces hacemos estos puestos abarcan temas generales, tales como vestíbulos y baños, pero a veces vamos tan específico como para hacer frente, incluso con un color específico, como salas de estar verde o salas blancas comedor. Este artículo acerca de



Clásico y Moderno Rústico Dormitorios

2011-02-23T12:52:31.227-08:00

En montar los faldones de nuestro comedor rústico artículo habitaciones, hemos querido arrojar alguna luz sobre estas hermosas habitaciones inspiradas en los mismos estilos clásicos de Roche Bobois. Sólo que esta vez la sutil y sofisticada en la decoración clásica moderna se distingue y nos da un atisbo de esperanza en la toma de esta era hermosa en relación con nuestra vida contemporánea y



A Tour of Tory Burch Pre-Fall 2011

2011-02-23T13:07:27.623-08:00

I had the pleasure of attending the Tory Burch Pre-Fall 2011 presentation recently.  It made me wish the clothes were available now because they would be perfect for my cruise!  Pre-Fall delivers to stores in May so it still has a light feeling but Tory made sure it will all be able to transition into fall.  There were many layering pieces and light jackets that I loved as well as a striped dress



Cómo diseñar un apartamento cómodo de 40 metros cuadrados

2011-02-23T12:49:31.012-08:00

Este apartamento dispone de sólo 40 metros cuadrados de espacio, pero aún así es muy cómodo y acogedor. Antes de la renovación era un espacio abierto con una habitación de un multi-propósito. Esa habitación no estaba dividida en zonas bien, pero los propietarios y un diseñador ha logrado cambiar eso. Ahora podemos aprender de su trabajo.La mejor manera de zonificación es el color. Realmente es



Simple Hogar Moderno Con Sorprendentemente Cómodo Interior

2011-02-23T12:49:31.036-08:00

Esta es una de esas casas que muestra que los espacios de la vida moderna son cómodas y bellas. Está diseñado por el arquitecto Steve Kent y ubicado en Santa Mónica. Toda su apariencia es bastante minimalista y su forma es muy simple. A pesar de todas las habitaciones dan a la piscina y tienen grandes diseños. Cuentan con una gran cantidad de obras de arte diferentes que los hacen original e



Brooks and Barneys

2011-02-23T13:07:27.743-08:00

Last week, Barney's named Amanda Cutter Brooks their new women's fashion director.  Sometimes she's just seen as a socialite but Amanda was previously creative director for Tuleh and Hogan.  She's also contributed to Vogue and Men's Vogue.  She also wrote the great book, I Love Your Style.  As my friend Jessica Gold pointed out, "she's a good mix of uptown and downtown with a bit of quirk thrown



Lauren and Lam

2011-02-23T13:07:27.855-08:00

I came across this old photo of Lauren Bacall crossing a New York street recently.  As soon as I saw it, I was immediately reminded of the Derek Lam Spring 2011 collection.  If Lauren Bacall was a young woman today, I could easily see her wearing his whole line right down to the shoes.  This is especially apparent when you look back at her old style.  What do you think?Derek Lam photos from



NYIGF 2011: For the Birds

2011-02-23T13:07:28.198-08:00

I kept noticing birds everywhere I went at the New York International Gift Show.  The pillows from Dransfield & Ross are an especially beautiful example.  Birds are a harbinger of spring and here's hoping that after this brutal winter they arrive in real life soon too! John DerianMiddle KingdomLongstreet Collection John Derian Design LegacyCaskataMotel DeluxeWaylande GregoryOx Bow DecorSpicher &



Ceramics From Harabu House...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.568-08:00

Ever since my KITCHEN was finished.... I've been looking around for cute little ceramics that I could display & use. I have a collection of SEA SALTS, spices & other that could work well with ceramics, especially to display at dinner parties! Harabu House just might be a great source to satisfy those little desires!  I'll let Shilpa the owner of Harabu House tell you more about her shop..... (in



NYIGF 2011: Ox Bow Decor

2011-02-23T13:07:28.299-08:00

There are a lot of pillows at the NYIGF but one booth that made me stop for a closer look was Ox Bow Decor.  I really loved their pillows printed with architectural facades. All of their products are made in Massachusetts and they couldn't have been nicer which is always important.  Definitely check them out.  Photos by Heather Clawson for Habitually Chic



LAMPARAS PARA LAS HABITACIONES INFANTILES

2011-02-23T12:49:31.109-08:00

Elegir una bonita lámpara para el dormitorio de nuestros niños es una tarea agradable pero a la vez hay que saber escoger bien. Es cierto que a veces no estamos conformes al elegir una apropiada que sea de nuestro  gusto  y de los niños .Por eso hemos pensado en usted, nos referimos a las lámparas que nos presenta Decoiluzion, una tienda on line, que no solo tiene una diversidad de artículos



More Blogger Home Tours....(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.596-08:00

I'm STILL looking to receive more pics from other bloggers out there who are interested in sharing their home with my readers!  Below are 2 rooms I found to  be inspiring!  What am I looking for?? Pretty much just interesting details, creativity, chic, modern or just plain unique in style.I LOVE this white ceramic lamp! And how about those little turquoise bowls???  I like how the beads are sort



NYIGF 2011: A Few of My Favorite Things

2011-02-23T13:07:28.413-08:00

While there was no new vendor at the NYIGF that knocked me off my feet, there were a lot of great new products and a lot fun colors.  The new backgammon table from oomph, above, is already a hot ticket item.  It doesn't come with a top but interior designer Elizabeth Bauer suggested covering it with a glass or clear plexi top so it can serve double duty as a dining table.  Don't forget that while



Jackie's Home Tour... (Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.625-08:00

Last week I posted on my Twitter if anyone was interested in having their home FEATURED on my blog....a few of you responded with pictures. Of course, I cannot choose EVERYONE, so I apologize if you don't get selected. What I'm looking for: (NON BLURRY) pictures good resolution a must interesting & stylish decor No FLASH! Pics with flash = awful!! Pics taken during the daytime work best around



NYIGF 2011: Jonathan Adler

2011-02-23T13:07:28.519-08:00

Since the Jonathan Adler booth is the first one I visit at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF), I always like to start with the creative, colorful, and cheeky designer. Each year, I wonder what he will come up with next and of course he never disappoints.  I especially love table and pillow designs but the cutest piece has to be the mustache topped cork screw.  Very cheeky indeed! Photos



The Chic Catroux

2011-02-23T13:07:28.619-08:00

It's interesting how you see some designers all over the place and some nowhere at all.  I wish we could see more work of the interior designer François Catroux.  Maybe staying under the radar and a lack of self promotion is a French thing or a European thing.  It's certainly, as we all know, not an American thing.  I think it's even more interesting since François Catroux's wife Betty was a



Gift Show Guide

2011-02-23T13:07:28.721-08:00

I'm getting ready to visit the New York International Gift Fair on Sunday and thought I'd share some of my favorite booths at Pier 94.  Bungalow 5, above, is booth #45000 and their colorful furniture and accessories are always a hit.  If you can't make it, you can also check out their new showroom in New York at 215 West 30th Street. Oomph # 41005 continues to add new products to their colorful



Your Weekend.....(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.651-08:00

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Adore Magazine British Edition...(Via Made by Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.676-08:00

Again, MadeByGirl (me!) is featured in Adore Magazine! I love this mag which is published by  Australian Designer,  Loni Parker. This issue is The British Edition, and includes several cool British or British inspired items! Geez, did I just say British 4 times in a row?!?!? My goodness. If you keep flipping through the pages, you'll see that Adore included me in a section called, "Blog Loving",



Mar Silver Design...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.700-08:00

I came across Mar Silver a few weeks ago & I swear this woman knows how to put a room together. She uses LARGE scale art which I love and try to do in my own home. Let's face it, large pieces of art, can cost a ton of money but sometimes you come across one you REALLY love that you MUST have. Also, not all of US are artistically inclined or have the TIME to sit down & paint, so buying one from an



Mystery Solved!

2011-02-23T13:07:28.822-08:00

A big thanks to my readers who recognized that the room I posted last night was featured in Nuevo Estilo.  A little sleuthing unearthed the entire Barcelona apartment.  It doesn't say who owns it or the designer but you can read the entire article here. I do like color in my home but I also love this type of neutral decor.  The patina of the antiques and artwork softens the feel of the modern



One of those days

2011-02-23T13:07:28.975-08:00

Today was one of those days.  Not terrible but not great.  After I decided on what to write about, I realized that two people recently posted the same topics.  Then I decided to go for a walk and encountered slush puddles on each street corner that were almost as tall as me.  So we're taking the night off.  Until then, I leave you with this photo that I cannot find a credit for anywhere.  Does



Anthropolgie & Weddings?...(Via Made By Girl)

2011-02-23T12:59:34.730-08:00

Have you heard the news? Anthropologie will possibly be unveiling Wedding Dresses & accessories for that Special Day! This is such exciting NEWS since I'm a BIG fan of their store & CAN'T wait to see what it will look like. I can honestly say, I didn't see this coming from Anthro, but it's definitely a nice surprise!You'll have to go here on February 14th, Valentine's Day for the BIG debut! For